Tansy http://wkms.org en From the Garden Gate: Back of the Border Plants http://wkms.org/post/garden-gate-back-border-plants <p>This week's "From the Garden Gate" is all about back of the border plants. Murray resident Roy Helton divides his time between teaching in the English Department at Murray State University and indulging his passion for gardening.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Just as a stage play has a backdrop to frame and showcase what’s happening out front, a garden border needs a backdrop as well. &nbsp;In some respects that shouldn’t be too hard a problem to solve. &nbsp;I mean, it’s not as if there aren’t plenty of tall plants out there in the world. &nbsp;And since finding tall plants is not, as they say, exactly rocket science, I thought I would confine myself to mentioning a few of the plants that I have found useful and successful in my own garden borders.</span></p><p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 17:39:20 +0000 Matt Markgraf & Roy Helton 32322 at http://wkms.org From the Garden Gate: Back of the Border Plants