How to plant a garden
There is no real skill involved in planting a garden. In essence, all that is needed is a hole in the ground to plonk the plant in. Then you backfill with soil and water. It is really that simple.
However, there are 2 meanings to the phrase ‘how to plant a garden’. The physical part involves putting plants in the ground, but the second meaning is not really ‘how to plant’ it is instead ‘What to plant in a garden’.
How do you choose plants for the garden or pick a planting scheme for a border? Is there a magic design formula that helps plan a flower bed? And how can you plan a garden planting scheme; when you don’t know much about plants?