Category: Garden Bloggers’ Design Workshop

Purple Prose – Part 1

Text and photos ©Nancy J. Ondra If chartreuse gets the distinction of “the new neutral,” then dare we describe purple foliage as the horticultural equivalent of the little black dress? Well, in my reality, work boots and a boonie hat are the perfect accessories…

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Dark and Light – Part 3

Text and photos ©Nancy J. Ondra I promise this is the last post on burgundy and gold – for a while, anyway. (You can find the previous posts in Part 1 and Part 2.) For this one, I’ve pulled a few perennial-based combos. Above…

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Dark and Light – Part 2

Text and photos ©Nancy J. Ondra Continuing on the burgundy-and-gold theme in honor of this month’s Garden Bloggers’ Design Workshop, I offer up some more high-contrast combinations from my front garden, focusing mostly on annuals and tender perennials. (For the first part of this…

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Dark and Light – Part 1

Text and photos ©Nancy J. Ondra A while back, I wrote a post at Gardening Gone Wild about one of my favorite color combinations: burgundy to black with chartreuse to yellow. Since we’re concentrating on color for this month’’ Garden Bloggers’ Design Workshop, I…

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Arbors Revisited

Text and photos ©Nancy J. Ondra I recently acquired a scanner to turn slides into digital files, and I’ve been having fun sorting through slides of my previous garden. The scanning results haven’t been great, but since I found some images of the arbors…

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