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Front Yard Potager

Eric M
Kenmore WA (7)
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This is an organic potager front yard garden I started two years ago. From Wikipedia: A potager garden is a French method of creating ornamental vegetable or kitchen gardens. Often flowers (edible and non-edible) and herbs are planted with the vegetables to enhance the beauty. At my last count I have 44 varieties of vegetables, herbs, and edible flowers. The geometric layout can be seen in the first picture. In the summer, the layout creates 4 outdoor rooms, each bordered by plants. Note: this is a working garden, so it's not always picture perfect.

Yard Categories: Front Yard Garden

Comments / Q&A

On March 20,2011 Lark said:

"Eric, your garden is STUNNING! I see this photo is from about 2008. Are you still gardening in this style? I am interested in your successes and failures. This is amazing how organized everything is. Have you done companion planting? Come and join in on my website forum www.larksperennials.com and chat about your gardening. Smiles, Lark"

On June 14,2010 Fastforward said:

"Hello, Fellow Washington State Gardener! I'm going to forward your slide show to my husband. He grows all our veggies and has been thinking about converting from traditional row gardening to the raised-box method. I think your artistic approach will motivate him to make the switch. "

OnSeptember 23,2008 said:

"What a beautiful yard. It's so inviting, full of charm, just a great job of designing a front yard."

On August 17,2008 Ron said:

"This is very nice and relaxing looking as well. What State are you in?? I'm in Louisiana. Hey great job"

On August 14,2008 YardShareBryan said:

"This is a great potager. Congrats on being a featured yard!"

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