A little Beatrix Potter dcor is a nice touch for your English cottage garden. The messy, slightly wild appearance of this landscaping style gives you ample opportunity to incorporate animal statuary. Just stick with rural country species like hedgehogs and rabbits

This woodland biennial reliably produces beautiful upright spikes of bell-shape flowers in shades of purple, pink, and white. Note: While most common foxgloves are biennial, they often self seed and appear each year in the garden. Name: Digitalis varieties Growing conditions: Partial sun and moist, well-drained soil Height: 2-6 feet tall, depending on variety Zones: 3-8, depending on variety