Small Cook’s Garden in Upstate New York

Small Cook’s Garden in Upstate New York

There is something deeply satisfying about eating directly from the garden: the fruit of one’s own labor really does taste sweeter. This garden in upstate New York is full of native plants and heirloom vegetables is surrounded by tall pines that rob precious sunshine, so the owners applied a lot of smart solutions to overcome it. Sorrel, horseradish, lovage, shiso, amaranth, kale, garlic, scallions, hot peppers, rhubarb, squash, and catnip feel well in the raised garden beds, and cucumbers climb over the fence, obscuring the clematis that bloomed so profusely in June. Potatoes are grown in wooden barrels, the front beds hold beets, collards, kale, chard, lettuces, and as many herbs as they can fit. Continue reading the description and enjoying the looks of this garden at gardenista.com.

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Source: gardenista