Siberian iris (Iris sibirica) in the ecclectic garden, combining heirloom and hybrid varieties.
A cottage garden with a beautiful border of heirloom roses, daylilies and other colorful blooms.
Tawny daylilies (Hemerocallis fulva) in the early settler's cottage garden.
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Picket fences and sidewalk borders are ideal locations for varying the color arrangement of old roses and purple sage (Salvia officinalis).
This quiggly fence follows a design similar to one traditionally built in early settler's cottage gardens.
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A child's arbor can be a fun, and stunning, addition to your heirloom garden.
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