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Question: It have a small front lawn which is all grass right now. I want to add shrubs/flowers. What types should look at and where can I get ideas for their arrangement. Also any ideas for edging or decoration.

Answer: Cornell has a publication on basic garden design (
as well as publications listing perennials and shrubs for your gardening region. It's a great website and should offer plenty of guidance for your new landscape. Best wishes!

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