planting along a pathway
When planting border plants along a walkway can you plant the same plant/flower in a row to bring your eye down the path or is it better to plant in groupings?
Submitted by msanocki

Hi, Well you can do both. It's really a matter of personal preference and, to me, the length of the border. To me, for example, if I have a border less than 20 feet I generally edge it with all one species, but if it's longer, I like to vary it, planting something different every three or four feet, but still only keeping just a couple of species. I don't recommend planting a wide range of species, just a couple that are complementary in height and color. If you like, check out the Garden Plans on this website. We have over 200 different plans you can look through.

Answered by doug.jimerson