With the full moon in just a few days and spring right here on our doorstep, now is a great time to think about planting a moon garden. Moon gardens have two purposes: to be appreciated in the moonlight and to represent the moon itself.
To achieve the first goal, the garden must consist mostly (or entirely) of either night-blooming or white flowers. White flowers are especially appropriate because they really stand out in the dark where other colors are more easily lost at night.
To achieve the second goal, the flowers chosen should correspond to the moon, to femininity or fertility, to the ocean, to nighttime or anything else moon-related. Of course, every plant placed in a moon garden should achieve both goals so your choices are then limited to white flowers that relate to the moon such as:
A moon garden should also include a water feature of some kind, whether it be a pond, a fountain or something as simple as a bird bath. You might also consider setting up a silver gazing ball or a plaque or outdoor painting of the full moon. Of course, a moon garden can also be achieved with a few of these flowers in a window box or large pot and enjoyed anywhere!