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Planting Design Basics, Part 2 of 4

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Styles of gardens

There are many styles of gardens to choose from! Do you want your garden to be modern, artsy, or formal? Our favorite? The cottage style. “The exuberant, free-flowing, and busy cottage garden. Here many varieties of plants rub shoulders in a tangle of flowers and vines, while paths are winding and overgrown, creating a truly informal style.” What kind of garden fits your style?

Planting Design Basics, Part 2 of 4

In Part One, What Can I Give My Plants, you were encouraged to analyze your planting site, and to determine the existing conditions in your garden space. With site map in hand, the fun begins as you explore our second guiding question, What garden style do I want?

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