Grass paths through the herb garden. Good golly, look at that Cardoon!
Here a large cardoon (Cynara cardunculus) becomes the focal point of this bed edged in willow hurdles and surrounded with gravel.
Focal Points & Features
Saw this in real life! For the outdoor living room: Love the colored clear roofing University of Worcester garden - Chelsea Flower Show 2010: Great ideas for small gardens
Play space and growing place
Tulips Abu Hassan, Negrita and Arabian Mystery among forget-me-nots, Euphorbia palustris and cardoons - Gravetye Manor
* GARDEN *
gorgeous cardoon or possibly globe artichoke planted next to rhubarb..I really like this combination..
A Kitchen Garden...
Cynara Cardunculus . photo by Leigh Clapp, copyright GAP Photos (21147)
Love My Plants
My gorgeous artichoke plant. Who wants to eat them when you can let them flower like this?
Cynara cardunculus Globe artichoke by Elaine Searle on Amicus Botanicus
Etchart - Bryan Poole - Botanical Etchings-Cardoon
Artichoke 'Violet de Provence ' - Globe Artichoke Sow Direct in July for the next year