Tips for Planting a Cottage Garden! 🌸🌿// Garden Answer

Tips for Planting a Cottage Garden! 🌸🌿// Garden Answer

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  1. Jay P on May 10, 2020 at 4:42 pm

    Definitely grow as much from seeds. That way, weeds are suppressed while you plan the rest of the space up. You can always move echinaceas and black eyed susans to other places, and zinnias and other fast growing annuals can be selected to change things up every year

  2. Joanne F on May 10, 2020 at 4:43 pm

    Laura your video’s are always awesome to me I gain some of you idea’s to add different things into my gardens. Most of what I try to plant is shrubs and things that come up year after year..Aaron you do a great job with your camera such a sweet memory to share with us all.

  3. amberGr8 on May 10, 2020 at 4:44 pm

    Thank God I found your channel 🙌🏼🙌🏼 binge watching all your videos 🥰 I can’t wait to start my garden!

  4. Michelle Tate on May 10, 2020 at 4:45 pm

    This was a huge help, just the info I was looking for. If only we weren’t quarantined and I could go to a nursery right now! Thanks so much!

  5. Ashley Pistoresi on May 10, 2020 at 4:46 pm

    Hello! Can you please do an update on this cottage garden 🌿

  6. kim farrell on May 10, 2020 at 4:46 pm


  7. Ericka Bradbury on May 10, 2020 at 4:48 pm

    Have you ever used Buck Hardy brand roses?

  8. INDIAN ROOF GARDENING on May 10, 2020 at 4:51 pm

    You and your garden very beautiful,.

  9. Sunnie Dee on May 10, 2020 at 4:52 pm

    I’m so glad I found you! Immediately subscribed! Totally loving 🥰 this garden! I recently moved and now I have to start my garden all over again. Really wanted to bring my perennials from my old house out here but unfortunately, someone sprayed most of my flowers with chemicals and they died. Ugh. I wanted to mention that Clematis like to share characteristics with each other! I planted two of them in different colors and they both ended up getting something from the other one! I had one similar to what you planted and another one that was white with plum stripes. The cornflower had plum stripes the next season and the white had some cornflower blue throughout! So cool! I’m so excited to start my new garden! I already started prepping the ground for May!!

  10. Anh Tuan on May 10, 2020 at 4:55 pm

    Hi Laura! Cottage garden is awesome! Do you have an update on this flowerbed ?

  11. Erica Turano on May 10, 2020 at 4:56 pm

    I love this type of garden but another one of your videos has me falling in love with coral bells. How would you incorporate them into this type of garden? I was originally thinking of lining the garden edge with them but love the look of a more cottage type garden. I just need to get my bells in there! Thanks

  12. SurferGirl on May 10, 2020 at 4:57 pm

    What are anchor plants?

  13. Gail Forest on May 10, 2020 at 4:59 pm

    Thank You for all your gardening videos.!
    I’m in zone 3 in Montana and lots of deer visit the property.. Our home was built in 1900 It is too close to the dirt road out front. Years ago lilac was planted like a hedge on the property line. That’s about the only thing growing here.
    I need help. Any suggestions? Or a video would be wonderful!! Thanks Laura!

  14. ija hashim on May 10, 2020 at 4:59 pm

    i got same tips also, visit my channel

  15. Pheoria on May 10, 2020 at 5:00 pm


  16. shirley germain on May 10, 2020 at 5:00 pm

    Laura, We need an update on this area this year. I love the cottage garden.

  17. Beth Marohn on May 10, 2020 at 5:01 pm

    I’m going to look for a pink variety Clematis, to hopefully, grow along the split rail fence we recently put in. I placed a vintage bike, milk can & metal yard cart (all in their original aqua color) in front of the fence & the pink trailing large pink flowers will hopefully pack a soft punch to the look. Sidenote: I wish I could grow catmint, but we have several outdoor cats, & they destroyed my last one.

  18. AGRICULTURE MAMATA on May 10, 2020 at 5:04 pm

    Nice video mam

  19. Mylene Cachola on May 10, 2020 at 5:06 pm

    Laura, how to be you? I really love how you do your gardening

  20. Joanne L on May 10, 2020 at 5:07 pm

    Gorgeous! I get tons of little green worms on my roses that just decimate the leaves. I usually end up squishing them each night. How do you control them when they are buried in a full garden? Thank you for all you do!

  21. Alexandra Golovenko on May 10, 2020 at 5:07 pm

    As always such lovely videos, it’s a pleasure to watch you speak so passionately about gardening. I would love to see a video for flower beds and plant selection that would work well in shade. I have a lot of really mature trees in my yard and they create a lot of shade throughout the day. I want to plant florals and vegetation along the side of the yard but there is not much sun there

  22. Nancy Lihs on May 10, 2020 at 5:08 pm

    I love your ideas, could you possibly come to my home in Portland??!!

  23. Bingham Guevara on May 10, 2020 at 5:09 pm

    Has a sheep ever killed a man?

  24. Nived Joshy on May 10, 2020 at 5:10 pm

    I live in a tropical region like India. Can u make a video about tropical plant cottage garden. I love those plants which we lack except rose.

  25. Barbara Adams on May 10, 2020 at 5:10 pm


  26. Veronica Byrd on May 10, 2020 at 5:11 pm

    Please tell me when is the best time to use top soil? I have friends that uses it for potting and gardening it that ok? Thank you, I really enjoy your videos!

  27. Eb Brown on May 10, 2020 at 5:15 pm

    Like, relike, relike, relike 🤭

  28. MsLouisV on May 10, 2020 at 5:16 pm

    Very important to be careful also which plants are poisonous to pets such as foxglove and hydrangea

  29. Stephanie Gasparich on May 10, 2020 at 5:19 pm

    This video was exactly what I needed! Thank you so much!

  30. Laura Hemmingsen on May 10, 2020 at 5:19 pm

    Pure joy in these difficult times. Thanks so much for the inspiration🤗

  31. pinksugarfluff on May 10, 2020 at 5:21 pm

    🐝💕Did anybody notice how happy the bees looked in her new garden? They went right to work!

  32. Kim Espinoza on May 10, 2020 at 5:22 pm

    Beautiful!!! New subbie here!!

  33. Lisa Buscaglia on May 10, 2020 at 5:22 pm

    Can’t wait to get started here in Missoula MT, in my new little yard! Had amazing cottage gardens w/many various vintage gates (still have), I collected over 25 years. Had a picket fence around my big side yard at my home in Frenchtown MT on wooded 5 acre property. It all evolved over a 26 yr period into charming/amazing smells/sites. Started it all when my twin boys were babies, by digging from a couple different friends gardens. Thank you for this tranquil video, as I start all over🌸🌿

  34. Chuck B on May 10, 2020 at 5:23 pm

    Truly love this garden I have a cottage garden on the side of my home and people just rave about it

  35. Crystal Scott on May 10, 2020 at 5:23 pm

    Can we please get an update on what this area looks like? Also would you recommend this for a front yard my front yard has sun from 11ish-7ish which makes me sad cause I have bloomstruck and la dreamin hydrangeas I wanta put there🤦🤦🤦 but idk if they make here in KY..can you divide cat’s pajamas I only found one in the store?

  36. Stephanie Souza on May 10, 2020 at 5:26 pm

    WHY will my foxgloves never come back?!? I’ve been trying to get them to work for me for 3years now. 😭 you don’t have to answer that. I’ll just keep trying. Haha!

  37. Jessica Rojano on May 10, 2020 at 5:26 pm

    She shoul plant more and speak less.

  38. Glenda Reneé Johnson on May 10, 2020 at 5:27 pm

    Awesome video Laura! When are you going to open up your place for tours? 😉 well, we need to wait until this virus thing settles down for sure. Thanks for your detailed description on each plant and why you place them where you do. LOVE a cottage garden!

  39. Debra Elliott on May 10, 2020 at 5:28 pm

    Dear Laura.
    We are staying safe at home. Getting the yard looking better then it has in years.!!! Planting vegies and flowers. Since I’m in that older age group who are more susceptible to the virus I have not been able to go to the local nursery like I would like to. SOOO Sad. Making due with what i have on hand.
    My main reason for writing is I believe our weed eater, edge trimmer has bit the dust. My poor husband thinks it can be saved ( its now in the repair shop ). I’m hoping for a new one. Could you please mention again what model of De Walt " Whipper Snipper " Arron prefers.

  40. Caroline Maslin on May 10, 2020 at 5:29 pm

    Do you know what disease it is when roses get this wild a and it has dwarf flowers, ? He might have to go ☹️ unless someone tells me it can treat neighbor had it first.

  41. blancdemaison on May 10, 2020 at 5:30 pm

    You speak to fast its stressful

  42. The Roaring Twenties on May 10, 2020 at 5:31 pm

    You share what a cottage garden is, and then you tell others plant their oranges and reds if they want. That is a mixed message and not recommended when people are learning the traditional cottage garden. I would suggest that you be more firm in your teaching with some rules and boundaries around "cottage gardens" otherwise, its not a cottage garden.

  43. Jessica Rojano on May 10, 2020 at 5:31 pm

    I have enough! She speaks too fast and too much.

  44. Nicole Dixon on May 10, 2020 at 5:32 pm

    The cottage garden of course is beautiful and that walkway, I need to put a path in my cottage garden to be able to access the faucet on the house. What is that anchored to? Is there a video about that I’ve missed somewhere? Love this!

  45. Jenn R on May 10, 2020 at 5:34 pm

    Beautiful garden!

  46. s000mable on May 10, 2020 at 5:34 pm

    I have one in a giant garden so year 3 it’s still work in progress. It’s expensive so my tip is to learn how to take cuttings so you can mass fillva border on the cheap

  47. Diane Ferguson on May 10, 2020 at 5:35 pm

    You look so pretty sitting there in your little chair surrounded by 🌸

  48. Karen Flick on May 10, 2020 at 5:36 pm

    I am a little late watching this video but wanted to tell you since we have a smart tv I have been addicted to you on our TV by Youtube, of course!! We live in Aiken SC and are in a area of Sugar Sand….and we are native to Ohio; so what a difference!!….you help me so so much…right now I am fighting breast cancer and have 5 more treatments and then radiation…..we caught it in stage 2, Praise God….but OH, this changes our perspective of living….we are 70 and celebrated our 50th at the beginning of our Cancer treatment journey….so my hub buzzed my head 2 days later; as it was coming out in clumps….so when I can be in the sun again, I have so many plans for our farmhouse outisde….we also rennovated and added an addition to the house….I love how hard working you both are…..we lived in Lebaon Oregon area for a short time….LOVED SEEING MT HOOD ON A CLEAR DAY….AND THEN THE RAINBOWS!!!!!! WOW!!!!! GOD BLESS!!!

  49. Tonia Schluter on May 10, 2020 at 5:36 pm

    Laura call this rose a Lady Gardener, but it doesn’t look like Lady Gardener to me. Look more like a Crocus Rose. Anyone know for sure what it is? I sooo want some!

  50. Mali Rupp-Musser on May 10, 2020 at 5:37 pm

    I love this style of gardening and your bed looks gorgeous! I’m still in college, so no breaking ground for me yet. I’ve just been container gardening. But this makes me incredibly excited for a time when I have a yard 🙂

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