1: Avoid overcrowding plants for a clutter-free look in your cottage garden.

2: Choose the right plants for your climate to prevent wilting in your garden.

3: Keep an eye on watering needs to avoid under or over-watering your plants.

4: Proper soil preparation is key to prevent nutrient deficiencies in your garden.

5: Maintain regular pruning to prevent overgrowth and maintain the shape of your garden.

6: Incorporate a variety of textures and colors for a visually appealing cottage garden.

7: Avoid planting invasive species that can quickly take over your garden.

8: Plan for different blooming seasons to ensure year-round color in your garden.

9: Consider the mature size of plants to prevent overcrowding and maintain a balanced look.