Color theory

I’m sure that Gertrude Jekyll has something far more illuminating to say on the topic, but here’s my take on colors in the garden:

One is nice:

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(Red flax and our liquidambar tree)

Two is dandy:

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(lavender and queen Ann’s lace under the apricot tree)

But things really get cooking when you have three:

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(California poppies, red and blue flax by an olive tree)