What type of item is this? Plant or Flower How would you describe the style of your project? Traditional What are you most proud of? My garden and the gardens of my previous home inspired many neighbors to venture into gardening. That's a great compliment. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Soil preparation is very important. Incorporate plenty of organic materials into your soil before planting. Shade gardens can tolerate a little morning sun but nothing more. Fertilize every spring and water, water, and water.