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Marsala in the Garden; How to Use the Color of the Year

“A naturally robust and earthy wine red” that’s how the color “Marsala” is described by the Pantone Color Institute when introducing their 2015 Color of the Year. “Dramatic and at the same time grounding…it’s red-brown roots emanate a sophisticated, natural earthiness”, says the Executive Director, Leatrice Eiseman of color #18-1438.     This warm shade compliments almost […]

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High Romance with Low Water

I have a client who wants a cutting garden and loves pink. I’m happy to say that this classic request can be accommodated with relatively low water and low maintenance. This is what is blooming now, in the February garden, that I brought samples of, to our meeting; Camellia, Narcissus, Manzanita and Australian Fuchsia ‘Sister […]

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