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Planting a potager is not difficult, but it does require careful planning to select and arrange colored varieties that mature to provide interest throughout the year. Here, sweet corn and runner beans add valuable height to a scheme dominated by gray and purple foliage.
Size: 20 x 25 feet
Suits: An area with easy wheelbarrow access and a water supply
Soil: Fertile, moist, and free-draining
Site: Large open plot in full sun, with shelter from strong winds