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Designing a beautiful flower garden is a lot like conducting a symphony. You mix and match plants just like the notes of a great concerto. There are moments of drama and impact followed by ones of subtle beauty and texture. Strong notes contrast with soft ones. Individual notes seem stark by themselves, but when they come together, they create beauty much greater than any of the parts. Roses for Dummies “It really doesn’t take a maestro to create lasting color in your garden,” says Bayer Advanced™ garden expert Lance Walheim, who wrote the best-selling book “Roses for Dummies.” Mix contrasting colors Establish a color theme and stick to it. Don’t forget tulips and daffodils Use all kinds of plants. Season garden Work the seasons. White Flowers and purple fountain grass Use a touch of white. Let your garden evolve. Planting and Landscaping After you’ve done all the work planting and landscaping your new color-themed garden, make sure it stays healthy throughout the growing season.