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:
(Red flax and our liquidambar tree)
Two is dandy:
(lavender and queen Ann’s lace under the apricot tree)
But things really get cooking when you have three:
12 thoughts on “Color theory”
I like how you think! Very pretty, indeed! 🙂
Sometimes it’s best to just say it with flowers.
Everything looks very pretty and so colorful!
Thank you! It’s Spring – you can’t keep a good flower down in this season.
You have lovely color in your garden. I love you pea trellis by the way.
Thank you! All of those flowers self-seeded, so I can’t claim any credit. It’s all happy accidents.
Sometimes the best things that happen are unplanned.
I love the periwinkle colour of the blue flax and how wonderful to have an apricot tree. I hope it bears lots of fruit for you this season! xx
Me too! Although I just read an article about glabrous apricots from central Asia, and I want another tree. I’ve got fruit tree greed…
What a gorgeous garden, love the layout, how long did it take you to move and arrange all those rocks?
I’m so glad you noticed the rocks! They are an ongoing labor of love that my husband obsesses about. We’re so rock-mad that our second son’s name, Kaya, means “stone”!