Tag Archives: Making pictures in the garden

The Value of Green in the Flowering Border- Design

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Some designers /gardeners are jamming lots of interesting textures into a flowering border but in many instances they are over doing it in my humble opinion! Plant breeders have gone overboard too; making every plant variegated with crazy combinations of … Continue reading

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Garden Design- late June

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Gertrude Jekyll- (rhymes with treacle) liked to think of her gardens as ‘making pictures.’ Trained in the visual arts and part of the arts and craft movement in England, she viewed garden design as a disciplined visual language.  When I … Continue reading

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