Enjoy the many moods -- and benefits -- of water in these refreshing flower gardens.
Attract a host of birds and other creatures to your yard with this attractive plan.
Garden size: 11 by 8 feet.
Water-loving canna, parrot feather, and arrowhead are surrounded by easy-care verbena, thyme, and lavender in this plan.
Garden size: 8 by 9 feet.
Tuck this small-space plan in a corner of your yard and enjoy the display of tropical foliage all summer long.
Garden size: 7 by 7 feet.
Hostas are a practical addition to any shady yard. This plan showcases the perennial's many variations in leaf size and coloring as they dress up an attractive fountain.
Garden size: 12 by 10 feet.
A wide array of perennials, including black-eyed Susans, roses, phlox, and peonies provide a beautiful show.
Garden size: 15 by 17 feet.
Mix flowers and foliage to charming effect with this plan. Colorful impatiens are a perfect partner for spotted polka-dot plant. They're the perfect way to dress up a birdbath.
Garden size: 9 by 9 feet.
Long-blooming, low-care perennials, such as catmint, lavender, and Russian sage, surround a birdbath in this striking plan.
Garden size: 12 by 12 feet.
This stunning plan features a delightful mix of perennials and shrubs so it looks good all year.
Garden size: 17 by 30 feet.