plants with texture

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    Best Plants to Add Texture to Your Garden

    Upon visiting my garden for the first time, a designer friend of mine walked around shaking his head, saying, “The texture, oh, the texture!” At first, I wasn’t sure this…

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    Texture Never Quits: Plant IDs

    The garden of Joann Currier and Sebastian Hamilton in North Carolina is a study in textures. At every turn you see another plant—be it a perennial, conifer, or even cactus—that…

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    Plant Combinations That Work

    Enhance your designs by making the most of contrast and harmony

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    A Tapestry of Textures

    Contrast is the key to making great combinations of foliage, flower, and seed heads