A Garden to Grow In

It's always pick your own in a garden full of flower blooms or fruits and vegetables.

©2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

Bursting Border

Borders bursting with colorful flowers are a delight to see and offer definition in a garden. Different heights of the plantings give depth to borders.

Coastal Planting

This Lavender, Coreopsis, Alliums and natural grass filled sunny border is striking against the ocean backdrop. Guests can spend hours gazing at the beauty of the border while breathing the sea air.

Romantic Cottage Garden

Snow-white roses adorn and drape over this rustic arch creating instant romance. Like an illustration from a fairy-tale wedding, this cottage garden creates a peaceful scene where the scent of the lavender can almost be smelled wafting in the air.

Dinner Out

Getting together to dine out. Eating together as a family on a warm summer evening is a wonderful experience. It offers everyone a chance to catch up and chat, and is really relaxing.

Kitchen Bounty

Growing your own veggies is so rewarding and, when you grow your own, you can produce organic vegetables. Rows of lettuce, kale, endive, arugula can be especially beautiful.

Apple a Day

It may take some time for them to produce fruit, but placing fruit trees among other plantings in your garden can offer fruits from your garden labors.

Going Organic

This productive organic vegetable patch in north London shows that even a small yard in the city offers space for some home-grown fruit and vegetables.

Potager Paradise

Stalks of white and red Swiss chard dominate this colorful potager, where fat pumpkins decorate tall obelisks and pretty flowers attract pollinating insects.