Posted on June 26, 2012More Lessons from Garden Tours Dense plantings make for easier weeding. The pot, birdbath and trellis on the fence add texture. A cheerful sign and hanging basket point visitors toward the garden. Humor has a place in the garden. Give shrubs enough room to reach full size. The blooms of Gaillardia seem to float over the foliage. The gardener put this sweet planter in a niche. In urban lots, space is at a premium. Why not put the tomatoes near the driveway?