The Potager Garden
Janine Amery introduces this style of French kitchen garden.

Many people may have heard of a Potager garden but have you considered growing one? They are ideal for people with only a small yard (ie. townhouse, villa), those who only want a small amount of work or those who only want to grow easy, small or salad vegetables but, of course, potager gardens can be grown on a grand scale as well.

Potager gardens can be traced back to the times of the Renaissance and the 16th century. Many of the French chateau would have them with elaborate low, clipped box hedges for edging or they could be found as part of a monastic garden.

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