Thoughts on Garden Colors
Where does your spring garden’s color pallet lie – and what will your emerging annuals and summer blooms reveal? Will it punctuate its early displays with the warm yellow of a happy daffodil and cool purple of scattered crocuses, or the fresh and sassy vermillion of a shaded helioborus? Will orange-toned foxglove contrast with a sweeping, bright-white mock orange, or will you experiment with towering hollyhocks and dancing bachelor buttons?
As the cold white of winter fades and spring’s color begins to emerge, we’re all out there combing the local nurseries for that dramatic new plant – something to cut for the house or boast about to our friends. … Continue Reading