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Allan designs and plants flowering gardens in Montreal, Zone 5 [USDA Zone 4] .

See website, design work and favorite flowering plants at

Consultation and coaching for do-it-yourselfers is provided. Occasional emailed questions are welcome and answered free of charge. Oui, je parle francais.

See my work on Pinterest at Garden Guru Montreal

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Web Photos That I Like

Here is a close up of one of the flower beds of the Hemerocallis garden at This is a very good illustration of the success one may achieve by planting a multicolor garden. Notice how the tall background foliage helps to balance the colorations of the flowers.