Do you take pictures of your own garden? If you don't, I'm going to take this moment to demand that you go find or purchase a camera and get to it. If you already take pictures of your own gardens, then I'm going to request that you take them more often. Nowadays, with digital cameras, hundreds of pictures cost pennies, so the downside of have developing and printing costs decrease your budget for plant purchases are no longer an excuse. I promise, you'll see your garden differently through a camera lens.
I find myself in the garden more and more often with a camera in hand, and I never regret the time spent taking or looking at those pictures. I catalog plants by their photos, I document my garden's growth and development in pictures, and I mark the change of seasons and the frequent Kansas storms with pictures of their majesty and their damage paths in my garden. But most of all, inside all those pictures, instead of seeing the garden through the eyes of its gardener, I see the garden through the eyes of a visitor. I can experience the garden, instead of experiencing the process of gardening.