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LA•LA•Palloosa  (Landscape Architecture in Los Angeles) Click Here For More From Andrea Cochran

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Single V Double Flowers These two dahlias illustrate the difference between a single flower (left) and a double flower (right), the latter having many more petals. The archetypal flower reads from outside in – sepals (often green), then petals, male stamen and finally the central female parts.

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Nice touch Google: Happy Spring! Although I will note that it feels like Thanksgiving… …

Rosemary Rules!

Excerpted from The Garden in Winter By Rosemary Verey Winter Colour: White White and grey play much the same role as yellow in the garden in winter: soloists rather than orchestral players. In summer they may be massed to stunning effect–I am thinking of the famous White Garden at Sissinghurst in Kent–but in winter we do not…

What Does It Mean?

Latin Refresher II Alba : White Rubra : Red Sangiunum : Red Coccinea : Dark Scarlet

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LA•LA•Palloosa  (Landscape Architecture in Los Angeles) Click Here For More From Pamela Burton & Company

Rosemary Rules!

Excerpted from The Garden in Winter By Rosemary Verey Winter Colour: Yellow Yellow is the colour which lightens the greyest winter day: yellow berries surprise, yellow leaves glow, yellow flowers are a joy to bring indoors. It is too vital and vibrant a colour in the winter to be treated with profligacy. It is important to position…

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LA•LA•Palloosa  (Landscape Architecture in Los Angeles) I’ve recently been exploring landscape design in Los Angeles have have been pretty impressed with my findings. It’s kind of left me aware of a particularly conservative quality inherent in the east coast design community. I guess that will come as no surprise to some… Click Here For More…

Rosemary Rules!

Excerpted from The Garden in Winter By Rosemary Verey Winter Colour: Green Green is the backbone colour of winter. It is too fundamental and comes in too many different forms not to be at the forefront of your planning for winter colour. Green has a thousand shades, from the palest lime to the darkest yew. It will…