More ideas from Esther
Pick three plants. Repeat. You cant go wrong.

A beautiful border garden - The yellow spikes of the red hot poker (Kniphofia) add nice contrast. Lavender cotton (Santolina) and daisy bush (Brachyglottis syn.

shade garden

Plant en Masse--Here, drifts of astilbe seem to tower out of a groundcover of golden sedum. Test Garden Tip: Planting en masse doesn't necessarily mean growing only a single variety. Here, several selections of astilbe combine for even more interest.