never let a plant grow to huge proportions before deciding that it may NOT be 'something.' They know whether they planted 'something' and do not expect a rare native to wander into their garden by sheer luck. Photograph gardens of others.
have plants lined up; if not in straight lines in swooping curves with never a missing plant that died or an off color blossom that dared show up. Paths are edged and no weeds are visible. Photograph entire beds at height of season.
Cutting edge gardener
has the latest cultivars on order before the rest of us know there is a new cultivar. Species plants have no business in their gardens. Their color schemes are exacting: nothing ever clashes. Labels photographs with botanical and cultivar names.
Specialty plant gardeners
have plants all of a single family. Their plants are in pots or beds with dozens of 'mouse graveyard' markers so that each and every plant is easily identified, never guessed. Photograph single blooms or individual plants..
Garden centers' best friend
visits nurseries frequently and are open to anything that jumps into the cart. Easily distracted by bright blossoms and glaucous leaves. Can make room for another plant or six somewhere. Photographs newest acquisitions and plants that died.
know and use Latin names for everything they grow. Keep up with latest research and sneer at those of us who 'stick-it-in-the-ground-it-will-grow.' Photograph stamens and pistils.
Pedantic Expert blogger
begins sentences with 'you should' and 'here's how to' ending with no specific examples. Makes statements like 'Hybrid tea roses are disease-proof.' Quotes no authorities. Borrows pictures from the web.
do what works. Break rules. Love color. Enjoy life. Photograph everything.
Any resemblance to actual persons is coincidental.