Monrovia Unlocks the Keys to Beautiful Garden Design

Azusa, California – Creating a beautiful garden starts by choosing the right plants. Monrovia’s new Simply Beautiful guidebook provides inspiration to make the process easier, dividing plant choices into seven must-have categories.


“These seven different plant types provide a foundation for good design,” says Katie Tamony, chief marketing officer at Monrovia. “From trees to groundcovers, each of these groups plays an essential role in the garden. Whether it is to draw the eye, define a space or create an element of surprise, these plant categories serve as a starting point for your own creativity.”


The guide features insights on each design element, specific plant suggestions, and a beautiful, illustrated garden plan by landscape designer, Lisa Nunamaker. It’s the perfect inspiration piece for fall planting or to get a head start on spring. 


The Simply Beautiful 7 Must-Have Plant Types for Beautiful Garden Design guidebook is a great resource for story ideas and design ideas. Please feel free to share it with your readers:



Need more ideas, images or want to talk with a Monrovia expert? Katie Tamony, Monrovia CMO, is the former editor-in-chief of Sunset Magazine. Her insights and tips bring a sense of style and creativity to any gardening conversation.

For more information or to schedule an interview, contact:

Kathleen Hennessy, [email protected] or 952-224-2939 ext. 120


About Monrovia
Inspired by the beauty of plants, gardens, and landscapes everywhere, Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. founded Monrovia in 1926 to be a premier grower of shrubs and trees. Monrovia collaborates with plant breeders around the world to introduce improved plant varieties to North America. Monrovia plants flourish once planted to beautify gardens and landscapes. Please visit to learn more