When planting your garden, typically the focus is on the type of plant and how it works with your overall aesthetic. However, you can also choose a variety of foliage that holds a special meaning to you. Whether it’s your birth month, your children’s birth months, a flower a loved one enjoys, and more, each bloom can mean or say something special about you. You can effectively tell a story with the flowers you add in your garden. Here’s what a few of your favorite flowers have to say.

Flower meanings are up for interpretation. What would your garden say about you?