The Q&A Archives: Landscaping

Question: I would like to know what is best to plant in my backyard. There is a lot of sun and the planting will be up against a fence. I would like it plant with a lot of color and easily maintained. What plants should I choose that are perennials that would also provide a lot of color.

Answer: There are so many choices! Start with Echinacea (cone flower), Coreopsis, Campanula, Astilbe, Coral Bells, Lupine, Joe Pye Weed, Phlox, Dianthus, Salvia, and Hemerocallis (daylily). For even more ideas, visit your local garden center. Enjoy your new garden!

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