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Even if you’ve never seen one in England, you can create a show stopping English garden that will supply you with cut flowers for months on end, right here in the good old USA. The main design characteristic of an English garden is a large number of flowering plants placed in a small area. The profusion imparts a rich, natural feeling, as if you just stepped into woodland with flowers of all heights, colors and shapes. Though they may appear natural and artless, English gardens are carefully…

The secret to creating a good woodland garden is making it look as natural as possible ...

New England Aster (Aster novae-angliae) 'Purple Dome.' Bluestone Perennials. 18" tall. Blooms late summer to late fall.

Prairie Moon Nursery :: Seeds :: Aster novae-angliae (New England Aster) 4 feet

from Better Homes and Gardens

Top Fall Flowers for Your Garden

Aster New England aster bears loads of pink, blue, purple, and white flowers that are great in the vase or in the garden. Butterflies love it -- and we do, too. Name: Aster novae-angliae Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 5 inches tall Zones: 4-8

New England asters. Butterfly friendly, and easy to keep. Pinch out a bush to stop them getting too big.

from High Line Blog

Gardens Inspired by Nature

This is the palette we are going to aim for, although this has got a subdued background as it is late in the year.

from Better Homes and Gardens

13 Easy-to-Grow Plants for Gardening

Selecting plants for gardening can be overwhelming at first if you are a new gardener or venturing into a new category of gardening. We've put together a simple guide to help you identify plants for gardening that are tried and true for gardeners across the country. Whether you're looking to add color or grow your own food, here are our top easy plants for gardening.