Tips for Buying Plants

Once you know which plants you'd like to add to your garden, keep this checklist handy as you shop.

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If some of the plants you have chosen aren't available at your local garden center, it's tempting to select a similar plant, but take care to check the labels for heights, spreads and growing conditions first. Different species of the same type of plant may grow to very different proportions from the one on your list.

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