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Creating an American Potager, Part I

Rosemary Verey's plan for her garden-- Julia and I so enjoyed sitting by Rosemary's fireside with her in winter.

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How to design a potager garden. Inspired by the French style that seeds flowers and herbs grown alongside veg crops. Such a cute allotment garden

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It is called a Potager garden which means when something is harvested, another plant appropriate for the season is put in it's place - hence an ever bearing garden. This can be accomplished with vegetables, flowers, herbs and perennials.

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Birgit Helbo's potager in Egeskov, Denmark | Kitchen garden | jardin potager | bauerngarten | köksträdgård

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“A traditional French kitchen garden ~ potager ~ mingles vegetables, fruits, flowers, and herbs to make the function of providing food for the table aesthetically pleasing. An urban potager uses every inch of available space, growing edibles and ornamentals on balconies, patios, porches and rooftops.” The Potager Garden in AugustDeep Roots at Home

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