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Hardy Coastal Garden

On Maine’s rugged coast, interior designer Mallory Marshall furnishes her seaside dream garden with a hardy mix of sea-smart blooms.

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Hardy Choices
Photo: Lynn Karlin

Hardy Choices

Mallory and Sue also stuck with tried-and-true perennials and native trees and shrubs, such as paper birch and spruce, to further increase the garden’s survival odds. They opted for plants deer find less tasty, such as perennials with gray or felted foliage and plants with a pungent aroma.

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