Posted: 25/12/2013 at 13:06
Talk to your neighbours. See what they grow.
A pond seems increasingly to make sense but it doesn't mean you can't have absolutely beautiful plants there too.
If after talking to your neighbours etc you think your garden is a wet one then plan accordingly. Clearly you won't waste money on Mediterranean plants, for example, and ??ou can check out those that will grow there. Here on the forum we will have loads of suggestions