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How will your garden grow? Tips for planning a new garden

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The first question you should ask yourself when planning a new garden is “Why do I want a garden?”

Maybe you have a shady spot where grass won’t grow, but hostas and ferns would. Perhaps you have fond memories of your grandmother’s cottage garden, full of color and texture.

Your reasons for planting a garden and the eventual use of that garden space are instrumental in determining your garden site and the plants you choose.

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