Seaside Gardening Guide

See what’s growing in these enchanting spaces by the sea.

What to Grow on the Coast

For most plants, the sandy soil of the coast lacks essential nutrients. Pack your garden with these hardy, coastal picks that can survive and thrive in a seaside environment.

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Annuals: Marigold
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Marigold

Selections of this sun-worshipper grow up to 40 inches and bloom all summer in sun and shade.

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