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Plants are like people, each one has a personality of its own. Some are quite eye-catching and showy, while others are humble and dependable. For gardeners, getting to know the various personalities of the plants they grow is half the fun.

Selecting garden plants is a journey of discovery. Whether you're beginning a completely new planting design, or you are just looking for a seasonal refresh, you must consider the plants needs and the look you are trying to achieve. Be careful not to pick one of everything you like at the nursery, instead start with a plan so that you will end up with colors, textures, and forms that work together.

This collection of articles will help familiarize you with some of the most prized plants for the garden. From flowers to trees, you’ll find plenty of information on how to design with plants.

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