Many different attributes go into making a beautiful garden border. There are many characteristics that go into making a good border, and the appeal of these is different for each person viewing them. Some borders are very structured with lots of staking, and boxed planting. While others are more whimsical and allow the plants more free movement. Color harmonies, complementing and contrasting textures, the scale of the gardens and beds, and the wild life found within are competing criteria for a good border garden.

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