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14 Gorgeous Kitchen Gardens

Looking for a way to make your kitchen garden as beautiful as it is useful? These examples of beautiful edible gardens will inspire you.

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An Elegant and Orderly Kitchen Garden

Famed designer, lifestyle doyenne and gardener extraordinaire Bunny Williams keeps a kitchen garden at her Connecticut home that would make harvesting an aesthetic pleasure. See more of Bunny's beautiful gardens in her reissued book Bunny Williams: On Garden Style.

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Trellis Time

Soldierly rows of trellises and neat raised beds give Atlanta lifestyle author Danielle Rollins' potager a defined, neat appearance. Marigolds in the edible garden are a natural way to keep pests away and also add a touch of beauty.

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Edible Garden

Author Danielle Rollins has an extensive edible garden devoted to many heirloom varieties. In her garden you can find Bibb, buttercos, Valentine and Tom Thumb lettuce; Jaune du Doubs and Lunar White carrots; Red Tuscan and Siberian kale; red and golden raspberries; several blueberry varieties; Blue Lake green beans; sweet Georgia and Texas onions; purple hull beans; blackberries; bell peppers; cucumbers; strawberries; sweet corn; apple, peach and plum trees and many other varieties. She also grows Meyer lemons, limes and kumquats planted in pots, which she can move indoors when the weather turns cold.

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Elegant Herb Garden

A well designed herb garden has the extra advantage of being placed right outside this kitchen door for easy access. Some kitchen gardens emphasize geometric rows and crisp lines, while others feature herbs and lettuces in discrete groups, as seen here.

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