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Posts tagged serendipity

December 10, 2015

 

The repetition of tall foxglove unifies this flower bed.

Accidental Unification

I have a number of plants that, when in bloom, are repeated throughout the garden...

December 3, 2015

 

Colorful flower bed.

Combinations

Color combinations can make plant neighbors “pop” and show us that more of the one thing is not always better.

July 23, 2015

 

The mahogany leaves of Ajuga reptans.

Serendipity

A lot of the best plant combinations in my yard have occurred without my conscious intervention.

July 26, 2007

 

Serendipity and Design

The price one pays for this indulgence is that once something flowers it usually self seeds. Before long the garden's original design becomes blurred...

August 13, 2004

 

Surprise Lily

We are surprised and chagrined by the way weeds keep popping up no matter how vigilant we are. But we can also be surprised by the more decorative plants.

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