It's not too late to order seed and plant catalogs _ or view them online _ to provide a bit of inspiration for spring garden planning. Here are a few of the most respected mail-order firms:
Burpee, call (800) 888-1447, or fax (800) 487-5530 to order.
The Cook's Garden, call (800) 457-9703, or fax (800) 457-9705 to order, or check out http://www.cooksgarden.com.
The Garden Store, call (800) 582-8649, or fax (800) 496-2852 to order.
High Country Gardens, call (505) 438-3031, fax (505) 438-9552 to order, or check the Web site http://www.highcountrygardens.com.
Wayside Gardens, call (800) 845-1124, fax (800) 817-1124 to order, or order online at http://www.waysidegardens.com.
_ Los Angeles Daily News