Planning Your Planting

The plants you choose for your garden will depend on your taste and the style you want to achieve, but there are some basic rules about placing and grouping them that are relevant to all designs.

Excerpted from How to Grow Practically Everything
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Stairway to Heaven

To create this beautiful landscape, plant the shrubs first, and fill in between them with perennials and grasses. Plants that require good drainage are squeezed between large boulders.

Excerpted from How to Grow Practically Everything

© 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

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