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xx   COLOR

Gilding the garden. How to use yellow and gold flowers and foliage to light up a garden.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1998 (v.76#3) pg. 118

Six big, bold yellow flowers for the summer garden. An introduction to Olympic mullein (Verbascum olympicum), Scented oxeye (Telekia speciosa), Caucasian inula (Inula magnifica), Rocket (Ligularia stenocephala), Globe centaurea (Centaurea macrocephala)) and Taiyo sunflower (Helianthus annuus 'Taiyo').
FINE GARDENING #26 Jul-Aug 1992 pg. 34

A home for hot colors. Ideas for a separate garden consisting of hot-colored flowers in vivid reds, oranges and yellows.
FINE GARDENING #36 Mar-Apr 1994 pg. 33

A garden of one color. An annual monochromatic garden combines subtlety and splash. How to plan and plant an all yellow flower garden.
FINE GARDENING #44 Jul-Aug 1995 pg. 61

A painterly approach to planting. How to create eye-catching color combinations with plants.
FINE GARDENING #60 Mar-Apr 1998 pg. 40

How to design a garden for drama using colorful foliage. Includes a list of the best purple and gold foliage plants.
FINE GARDENING #63 Sep-Oct 1998 pg. 54
Added Info FINE GARDENING #66 Mar-Apr 1999 pg. 6

A guide to shrubs that offer dazzling fall color.
FINE GARDENING #64 Nov-Dec 1998 pg. 20

In search of the blues. A guide to annuals and perennials that have blue blossoms.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1992 (v.36#1) pg. 48
Added Info FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1992 (v.36#3) pg. 11

Year-round yellow. A guide to annuals and perennials that have yellow blossoms.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1992 (v.36#1) pg. 54

The return to red. A guide to annuals and perennials that have red blossoms.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1992 (v.36#1) pg. 57

A look at using red foliage plants to punctuate a green landscape.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Nov 1994 (v.38#5) pg. 10

Beguiling hints of blue. Plants for a blue garden.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug 1999 (v.43#4) pg. 32

Autumn reds. Trees, shrubs and flowers that can be grown to produce autumnal brilliance.
FLOWER & GARDEN Nov 1999 (v.43#5) pg. 18

Blue-and-silver garden. A guide to plant selection to create a perennial garden with a blue-and-silver palette.
GARDEN GATE #7 Feb 1996 pg. 16

Variations on a theme. How to create a single color garden. Plans and plant lists furnished for a near-blue garden, a white garden, and a warm garden of sunset colors.
GARDEN GATE #13 Feb 1997 pg. 26

A plan for a yellow garden border.
GARDEN GATE #14 Apr 1997 pg. 41

The garden palette. Four garden plans based on four color schemes. (1) Pink and yellow. (2) Purple and gold. (3) Red. (4) Green and yellow.
GARDEN GATE #17 Oct 1997 pg. 22

The garden pallete. Ideas for spreading color across the landscape. Four garden plans (salmon, burgundy and green, pink and white, and blue and yellow).
GARDEN GATE #20 Apr 1998 pg. 26

Fall color in trees and shrubs. A list of plants arranged by fall foliage colors.
GARDEN GATE #23 Oct 1998 pg. 22

The garden palette. How to use closely related colors to produce harmony in a garden. Includes plans and plant lists for (1) orange, (2) violet and (3) green gardens.
GARDEN GATE #25 Feb 1999 pg. 26

A silver garden. Includes plans and plant lists for a silver circle, a corner shade garden and an L-shaped sun garden.
HERB COMPANION Dec 1991-Jan 1992 (v.4#2) pg. 52

Mellow yellows. An overview of all the available plants with pale-yellow flowers. Lists annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs and vines. Gives recommendations for sun, shade, normal moisture and drought conditions.
HORTICULTURE Jan 1990 (v.68#1) pg. 36

The color purple. Plants with purple foliage and how to harmoniously combine them in a garden.
HORTICULTURE Jan 1991 (v.69#1) pg. 26

Blazing borders. How to create a flower border based on hot colors (reds, oranges and golden yellows).
HORTICULTURE Feb 1991 (v.69#2) pg. 27

Silver and gray. Selections for highlighting and enhancing more colorful plants in the garden.
HORTICULTURE Jun-Jul 1992 (v.70#6) pg. 54

Steering the color wheel. How to use color to create a harmonious landscape.
HORTICULTURE Oct 1992 (v.70#8) pg. 34

Beyond the pale. How an infusion of red can bring a garden border to life.
HORTICULTURE Dec 1992 (v.70#10) pg. 50

Expanding your color palette in the perennial garden. A discussion of effective color groupings. A plan for a "hot" border by Gertrude Jekyll included. Some sample plantings based on complementary contrasts suggested.
HORTICULTURE Jan 1996 (v.74#1) pg. 38

The hue of blue. Twelve plants that will add blue to the garden.
HORTICULTURE Aug-Sep 1996 (v.74#7) pg. 52
Added Info HORTICULTURE Dec 1996 (v.74#10) pg. 8
Added Info HORTICULTURE Feb 1997 (v.94#2) pg. 10

Making much of the color magenta in the flower garden. Some attractive plant combinations suggested.
HORTICULTURE Jan 1997 (v.94#1) pg. 42
Added Info HORTICULTURE Jun-Jul 1997 (v.94#6) pg. 10

Cardinal rules of color. Ideas for harmonies, contrasts and mixtures in the garden.
HORTICULTURE Feb 1997 (v.94#2) pg. 44

Mastering the use of red in gardens.
HORTICULTURE Jan-Feb 1999 (v.96#1) pg. 44

How to incorporate the color orange into the garden.
HORTICULTURE Mar 1999 (v.96#2) pg. 39

Incorporating the borage family to bring blues into the garden. Tips on saving and starting borage seeds.
HORTICULTURE Mar 1999 (v.96#2) pg. 42

Mastering mauve in the garden. Plant suggestions and pleasing companion plantings.
HORTICULTURE Apr 1999 (v.96#3) pg. 39

How to incorporate blue flowers into the garden. Suggestions on truly blue flowers.
HORTICULTURE May 1999 (v.96#4) pg. 43

How to incorporate white in the garden. Includes suggested flowers.
HORTICULTURE Jun 1999 (v.96#5) pg. 38

Pink in the garden. Plants that flower with a clear pink color are recommended.
HORTICULTURE Jul-Aug 1999 (v.96#6) pg. 36

Yellow in the garden. Suggestions of some desirable yellow perennials and the plants they go well with.
HORTICULTURE Nov-Dec 1999 (v.96#8) pg. 36

A white border. Design for planting a white annual garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1990 (v.37#2) pg. 33

Forty-two beautiful blue flowers to raise.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1995 (v.42#8) pg. 47

Create winning color combinations in the landscape. Advice from a professional landscape designer.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1998 (v.45#4) pg. 24

Gardens made for moonlight. A guide to white flowering plants and those with silver foliage that shine in the moonlight.
SUNSET May 1997 (v.198#5) pg. 83