Colour Combos

I follow a lot of garden and landscape design writers/websites, but few are as practical as eGardenGo, a Portland Oregon based site with a main purpose of demonstrating great plant combinations. Any site that has a Pacific Northwest focus gets extra points from me; it means I can assume a lot of applicability right off... Continue Reading →

Plant Combinations

Plant Combinations This is not an exhaustive treatment on the topic of plant combinations, but I happened to notice two serendipitous colour combinations in my own garden (serendipitous, because I assure you, it was not intentional) that I thought were worth sharing. And then expanding upon. Here are the two that pushed my creative buttons:... Continue Reading →

Planting the White Garden

Planting the White Garden--A How-To According to colour theory, white conveys purity, cleanliness, safety, wholeness, perfection. That's not my own idea, you'll find it in just about every resourceĀ about colour. (Including this interesting one aboutĀ "white in 'Breaking Bad'"!) White will glow in low light situations, like your shade garden, or in the evening. It also... Continue Reading →

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