My first advice would be to try to get what you can from family, friends, cuttings, or your local market. But if you are like me you will find the pull of the garden center very enticing. I’ll try to give you some tips to guide you through the mine field of temptation that is your local garden center.
Garden centers, nurseries, and stores are set up to make money off you. As soon as you walk in you will be overwhelmed by beautiful plants, flowers, pots, and accessories that you feel you need.