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11 garden design lessons from Grenada

Veronica Sliva
Photography by
Erin McLaughlin

Apply these lessons from the tropics to your north-of-the-border garden.

Lesson 6: Layer beds with texture, colour and height
In this garden, plants knit themselves together, forming eye-catching drifts of colour and texture. Reproduce the look by thinking both vertically and horizontally. Create vertical patterns with trees and tall shrubs. Then, at ground level, encourage the eye to move horizontally with plants that form clusters or drifts.

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