My formula when choosing plants for my garden: focus on my three favorite colors, plus or minus white.
Japanese garden design is well known for its focus on different shades and textures of foliage, with a minimal use of flowers.
Lilac and lavender, roses and annual sweet-peas have distinctive and memorable scents.
I feel compelled to remember our foremothers during Thanksgiving who have been busy preparing bountiful as well as beautiful Thanksgiving tables.
We can learn more about the use of color in the garden from the designs of famous Brazilian landscape designer, Roberto Burle Marx. Learn more...
Learn how the foliage of perennials contribute to the overall design of your garden.
Learn about the importance of form and shape in landscape design on this Focus on Flowers.
So much has been written about color in the garden, but in recent years there has been a trend to include touches of black.