Color in Garden Design

Color in Garden Design…

Just in from Lee Valley – one of my all-time favorite stores for anything and everything for the gardener…

Each month they publish a newsletter, and this article heads the June 2014 one.

It caught my attention, since I’m a painter as well as a gardener. The information about understanding and using different¬†color combinations to create a painterly garden is excellent.

Paint your garden with color!

Color is everywhere in the garden. And while most gardeners enjoy working with it, it can sometimes be a frustrating experience. This is due to the seemingly endless number of shades and combinations.

color in garden design

Additionally, color can be affected by factors such as light and humidity levels, atmospheric pollution, viewing position and the influence of background color.

Color strongly influences how we perceive space, so its important to use it wisely. Here are some guidelines on how to make the most of it in your garden.

Read the rest of the article here.

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