The biggest difference in our garden was that we were physically in it more than ever. Here's what we learned, and how we're planning for 2021.
If I plant the same hostas that are ubiquitous in my subdivision because they're an "easy" way to fill a space, I lose the opportunity to create magic with a more unusual or interesting plant.
In the case of designing what to plant, I think it helps to connect the purpose of the place to the people using it. Here's an example inspired by my colleague's new house.
Last year, I looked up at my husband Matthew during a workday lunch in downtown Chicago and mused, "I wish there was an Indie Hackers for gardening."