Each row has a category/folder, three most used apps to the right of the folder, with the folder holding any other apps from that category.
I use a basic reminder app to keep birthdays separate from my actual Reminders app.
Dock holds my four most important/used apps…
Happy Feed - desperately trying to start a journalling habit, however small
& 3) I work nights and couldn’t live without Apple Music and Podcasts
Alarm clock - for obvious reasons!