Plants offer form, texture, and color to a landscape. They are what we commonly refer to as the softscape. Softscape refers to the elements of a landscape that comprise live, horticultural elements. Softscaping can include, flowers, plants, shrubs, trees, flower beds, etc.  Proper plant selection is one of our most important elements in successful landscaping. Plants and colors are the flavors that bring your garden to life. They’re also the elements that can be used with purpose such as screening, shade, erosion control, dividing, focal point, noise control, etc.