Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Green Is A Color

Summer blooms arrive later high on the low spot. The month of June tends to be the green lull between the high points of late spring and mid-summer.

Green is a color though, a distinctly different one from the greys and browns of the long barren time.

The gardens I tend during the day are well on their way to high summer bloom. That is what the clients want, color, flowers, pretty. I make more of an effort for continuous bloom for them than I do for myself.

I come home to green calm. I'm more than good with that.

There is structure in my green. There is texture.

My green says garden. In many ways a garden's true merit is better seen in just plain green.

I do have a lot of white right now. Several iterations of Hydrangea arborescens are in full bloom along with the Oakleaf Hydrangea.

White is green.

Green will turn silver. Green is good.


Lisa Greenbow said...

I love green. It is serene. Those big explosions of color are fun. I just don't need it all the time. I like the peppered look, flowers in bloom here and there as a lovely surprise. Yes, green is good.

Christopher C. NC said...

Lisa my garden does the peppered look all year until the big end of season blowout with the Tall Flower Meadow. It's fun to go out hunting for what is in bloom today.