Choosing plants for your yard involves a bit of thought and personal taste. Each person will have different preferences. However, there are some principles that apply to all yards. You will certainly want to choose a plant that can fit in your yard at its mature size. You also want to consider the growing conditions in your yard. There’s a lot to think about!
Don’t let choosing plants be overwhelming for you, especially if you are a new gardener. Be sure to check out gardens in your area – take a walk around your neighborhood, or visit a public garden or arboretum nearby. We’ve developed a page all about selecting landscape plants to help you, so check it out. Happy gardening!