How many colours in your garden?

cookie8(zone 5 ON)July 16, 2008

So I was relaxing watching Cityline and the gardener guy (name??) suggested having no more than three colours in your garden. Anyone follow this rule? I have red, white, yellow, purple, orange, pink and all in various shades. Oops. There are so many plants I like I think it's too hard to pick. Do you follow the rules? Oh yeah, I also did some planting in even numbers. Most are odd but there are some even grouping for the larger things.

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horsetail_2007(5)

I am eclektic and love colour.But this year I did do colour themes for my containers.A red one, a blue one and a yellow one. It does make a stament.

    Bookmark   July 16, 2008 at 3:25PM
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marricgardens

I also have a lot of colours in my garden - not only flowers but foliage too. I don't think you can have enough color. My containers are usually a mix of foliage and flowers and sometimes I cram in as many as 6-8 plants. I usually do the large pots so its not hard to put in that many flowers! Marg

    Bookmark   July 16, 2008 at 3:38PM
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ianna(Z5b)

I don't know who that guy is but if that's what he said, then I'd say, his ideas are boring. I've blue, white, yellow, lime, pinks, red, oranges of varying tones in my garden.

    Bookmark   July 18, 2008 at 11:03AM
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