Plant Your Dream Garden

Down and dirty advice for making yours come alive—in full color

1 BRONZE: Red globe amaranth, ‘Scarlet Bees’ runner bean, cabbage, garden sage ‘Purpurescens’, poppy ‘Danebrog’, red-leaved lettuce, tomato, bronze fennel, basil ‘Red Rubin’, garden sage ‘Tricolor’, perilla, eggplant, chard ‘Ruby’, mustard ‘Osaka Red’, beets 2 SILVER: Cottage pinks, Artemisia canescens, lavender, milk thistle, clary sage, lemon mint, pinks, cottage pinks, opium poppy, sweet Annie, artichoke, rue, horehound, chives, artemisia ‘Powis Castle’, oregano, lavender-cotton, lamb’s-ears ‘Silver Carpet’, garden sage ‘Berggarten’, savory 3 Center, ­potted ­succulents; corners, ­potted ­lavender-­cotton; strawberries 4 CHARTREUSE: Parsley, orange zinnias, purple verbena, lettuce, Santolina virens, lemongrass, tomato, golden feverfew, basil, dill, corn, Swiss chard ‘Rainbow’, lemon thyme, peppers, Texas sage ‘Lady in Red’, yellow nasturtium, summer squash (bush form), marigold ‘Lemon Gem’ 5 VARIEGATED: Nasturtium ‘Alaska’, basil ‘Spicy Globe’, variegated thyme, ­garden sage ‘Icterina’, Cuban oregano, variegated rue, angelica, yucca ‘Golden Sword’, Iris pallida ‘Variegata’, romaine lettuce, variegated horseradish, lion’s-ear, nutmeg-scented pelargonium, society garlic ‘Silver Queen’, pelargonium ‘Atomic Snowflake’, sweet potato vine ‘Tricolor’