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IDEA: Container Garden Colors!

Literally, on the opposite side of the street from the Idea Garden, there is a collection of container gardens that add visual interest to the front of our building. To visually connect the plants in the Idea Garden with plants in the container gardens, we chose plants with similar colors….
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IDEA: New Color Combinations!

Looking for inspiration and ideas for the Idea Garden, a vase of flowers on a hotel counter triggered the plan for summer color! The simple flower arrangement had silver foliage, blue and purple flowers, and a ruffly pink rose. To the market I went, looking for those colors in plants…
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IDEA: Signs for the Garden

New plants in our containers stirred lots of conversation, so we decided to label our combinations. We chose to make most of our signs from materials we had on site, covering the signs with chalkboard paint. We used bistro chalk markers to write on the signs. Though the chalk wipes…
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