Small gardens need to look their best year round and usually have no room for a separate vegetable garden, but with a little imagination, vegetables can look striking alongside flowers and produce a tasty harvest, too.
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Planting crops to form decorative patterns is a great way to add interest and it needn't take up much space. Here, a central tree is surrounded by a circular bed of herbs, then concentric rings of salad leaves, carrots, onions and additional herbs, with paths in between for easy access. Make the most of the colorful varieties of lettuce available to brighten up the garden and the salad bowl.
Excerpted from Simple Steps: Vegetable Gardening
© Dorling Kindersley Limited 2007
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