An old-fashioned cottage garden not only looks and smells wonderful, it also attracts wildlife too. A cottage garden should inspire your senses, it should look natural, smell wonderful and taste just as good, as many plants and flowers grown in a cottage garden are edible.
This would have to be near the back door of the house, a less used entrance. Mainly for me letting the dogs out. I could hang up the leads and leave my mudboots here without having to worry about soiling the tiles through the rest of the house.