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Coloring Your Outdoors

Adding touches of white to any of your flower beds will add just the right amount of contrast.  

Adding touches of white to any of your flower beds will add just the right amount of contrast.  

Use warm colours like red and dark pink to liven dull gardens or pull the eye away from undesired features, such as buildings or perhaps your neighbor's junk pile.  I tend to plant things closely together so it somewhat looks like a warm fuzzy blanket. 

Use warm colours like red and dark pink to liven dull gardens or pull the eye away from undesired features, such as buildings or perhaps your neighbor's junk pile.  I tend to plant things closely together so it somewhat looks like a warm fuzzy blanket. 

Shades of dark orange brighten your garden and draw the eye to your desired focal point. They appear closer and make large areas appear a little bit smaller.

Shades of dark orange brighten your garden and draw the eye to your desired focal point. They appear closer and make large areas appear a little bit smaller.

Warm yellow colors bring energy and attact those friendly bees. 

Warm yellow colors bring energy and attact those friendly bees. 

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Violet and soft shades of pink recede into the landscape making small areas appear larger than they are. These colors give a natural appearance to your garden and promote relaxation and peacefulness. 

Violet and soft shades of pink recede into the landscape making small areas appear larger than they are. These colors give a natural appearance to your garden and promote relaxation and peacefulness. 

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Add green tones such as a Hosta plant. There are soooooo many different types of Hosta plants and these happen to be my favourite type of greenery for any flower beds.

Add green tones such as a Hosta plant. There are soooooo many different types of Hosta plants and these happen to be my favourite type of greenery for any flower beds.

Add earth tones - such as brown and olive to highlight colors in your flowerbed. This includes large plants as backdrops for your bed, as well as, smaller mounding plants in the foreground.

Add earth tones - such as brown and olive to highlight colors in your flowerbed. This includes large plants as backdrops for your bed, as well as, smaller mounding plants in the foreground.

I like to call my flower beds eclectic. They include a variety of flowers in whatever color struck my fancy, without regard to adjacent plants. If this style appeals to you as much as it secretly calls to me - by all means, go with your natural instincts and choose flowers and plants that you prefer. Remember, accidental combinations often inspire someone walking by to try out something new on their own! 

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