Category: Color

Hello Yellow

Barely two weeks ago, the main garden color around here was white. But as the weather got milder and then suddenly turned scorching, new foliage started emerging, and color theme has shifted to some serious chartreuse. Every day, I find new leaves to admire,…

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A Bit More Gorgeous Golden Foliage

Text and photos ©Nancy J. Ondra In the days BB (Before Blogging), I dreaded dreary days. Now, I am very grateful that it has been gloomy and drizzly today, because I’m finally able to finish up my series of posts on some favorite golden…

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Gorgeous Golden Shrubs – Part 3

Text and photos ©Nancy J. Ondra Good grief – more yellow-leaved shrubs? Enough already! Well, no, not quite enough, I think: I have a few more I’d really like to share with you, if you can bear with me.

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Gorgeous Golden Shrubs – Part 2

Text and photos ©Nancy J. Ondra A few days ago, I was beginning to wonder how I was going to fit blogging into my day, with so much to do outdoors. Well, after spending all day cutting down ornamental grasses yesterday, and taking the…

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Gorgeous Golden Shrubs – Part 1

Text and photos ©Nancy J. Ondra As exciting as it is to see the first few blooms of spring, it’s hard not to be greedy and wish for more color now. Hooray for years’ worth of digital photos to supply a quick color fix!…

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Not-So-Mellow Yellow

Text and photos ©Nancy J. Ondra In The Softer Side of Yellow, I trotted out some images of what I thought were relatively tasteful combinations of yellow with green, yellow with yellow, and yellow with blue. As I was choosing those pictures, I also…

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The Softer Side of Yellow

Text and photos ©Nancy J. Ondra Of all the color combinations in my garden, yellow with green is one of my favorites. Built around a long row of golden elderberry (Sambucus nigra ‘Aurea’), the curved borders that evolved along my driveway turned out to…

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