Category: Garden Bloggers’ Design Workshop

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… Continue Reading “Not-So-Mellow Yellow”

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… Continue Reading “The Softer Side of Yellow”

Purple Prose – Part 3

Text and photos ©Nancy J. Ondra Purple foliage lends itself so well to high-contrast plant pairings that it seems almost a waste to try it in quieter combinations. In my garden, this usually happens only by accident: The purple foliage is there waiting for… Continue Reading “Purple Prose – Part 3”