The batting is an easy choice, I bought a twin size Heirloom 80/20 batting. I love that batting and it's easy to get online from Connecting Threads (none of my local stores carry it, darn it).
The backing fabric wasn't such an easy choice. I had to decide on color, print or solid, and wide or regular width fabric. I looked at lots of options and nearly drove myself crazy in the search.
I picked a wide backing fabric with a floral design since it is a garden quilt top. I like how the green and yellow match the path and center of my flowers in my top. I found this 104" wide print at Connecting Threads and ordered 3 yards, which will be more than enough for the back and binding. I usually piece my quilt backs with blocks from the front of the quilt, but I won't be doing that with this quilt. This quilt will have a plain back.
I'm working on the fifth row now. I'll update this blog when I have that done. See you soon.