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What should you plant near a sidewalk?

When you have a big front porch,and you are very close to sidewalk-what should you plant?
Submitted by blambert4



Thanks for writing. In your Zone 5 climate, you have a wide array of choices among perennials and low shrubs for along your front porch and sidewalk. You didn't mention how much sun/shade you have or other factors, so I'd suggest taking at look at our online Plant Encyclopedia and doing a quick search. If you go to the "advanced search" page you can look for varieties based on flower color, plant height, bloom season, hardiness, and more!


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