Your garden can become a hot or cool environment.
You can also set the mood for excitement or relaxation by combining vibrant or soothing colors.
Combining reds, yellows, and oranges will produce the feeling of hot, vibrant excitement in your garden areas.
These bold, stimulating colors are viewed easily from a distance too so be sure to add some of these to the back of your garden.
For a romantic effect, plant an area of blues and pinks. Throw in a white flower or two. Adding the white will show off the blues and pinks causing them to stand out even more.
If you're looking for serenity around you then an all-white garden is the way to go.
Be careful with using pure white as it can give the effect of harshness. Off-whites are better ... cream, eggshell, or bone ... or very pale (almost white) blues, pinks, or yellows can be used also.
Remember that you can include foliage color combinations in your plans also. There are many alternatives to what you might call your basic green. Look for some of the silver- and bronze-, or red- and purple-, or blue- and gold-colored leaves available in foliage plants.
Many of the ornamental grasses can help provide you with some stunning effects when used to accent flower color in your garden.
Be sure to check out using color in the garden for more information and more color tips for beautifully combining color in your garden.
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