Garden Design · Garden Planning

Pantone announces the Color of the Year. Do gardeners care?

Pantone is THE authority on color. Their color choice for the upcoming year guides designers in just about every industry from clothing and furniture to housewares and cosmetics. This year, they have chosen two colors – Rose Quartz and Serenity. It’s the first time they have ever chosen two colors as their Color of the… Continue reading Pantone announces the Color of the Year. Do gardeners care?

Garden Planning · Vegetable Gardening

It’s seed catalog time!

I don’t grow a lot of plants from seed, but the seed catalogs that arrive in my mailbox in January are like treasured friends, a sign that spring will come again. I turn their pages relishing the colorful photos and mouth-watering descriptions of each and every plant. I examine vegetables I don’t like with almost… Continue reading It’s seed catalog time!