This cutting garden complements the barn and features a variety of flowers including cosmos, gladiolus, dahlias and snapdragons. The gladiolus corms and dahlia tubers are lifted in the fall for replanting in the spring.
A cutting garden can be an ornamental feature in the landscape as well as a source of fresh flowers for the home. Here we see pink and purple asters as well as pink cosmos in bloom.
A cutting garden in the early morning autumn light. Zinnias, cleome, gladiolus, snapdragons and rudbeckia provide a full range of color for the vase.
This mid-season cutting garden has a variety of flower colors and shapes for making beautiful flower arrangements.
A detail of a cutting garden late in the season with dahlias and cosmos in full bloom.
Another perspective of a cutting garden in mid-season complementing the surrounding pastoral landscape.