Gardens in green

well-defined pathways highlight all shades of green

Well-defined dappled pathways highlight all shades of green and bits of red.

stepping stones through the fern, the softest and most graceful of them all.

Stepping stones climb through the fern, the softest and most graceful of them all amid the stone  edges.

a surprise of absolute perfection and subtle velvety hues in the garden.A surprise of absolute and vivid perfection and subtle velvety hues in a garden of sand amid the sea of debris.

Height and  shadow lead the eye into the distance and spotlight a variety of features.Height and form lead the eye into the distance and spotlight a variety of disparate elements of  texture and form

sunlight sparkles on shady borderssunlight sparkles on shady borders of varying textures.

add some hues of bright succulents along the wayadd some hues of bright succulents along the way

 Bursting blues and greens soften the pathBursting blues and greens soften the path and stop the eye in its track.

host in brilliant shades of green delight the eye along this pathway.hosta in brilliant shades of green delight the eye along this pathway.

Greens of every shade and intensity are sometimes as appealing as a garden bursting with color. Teasing a color apart into all its glorious refracted shades not only reveals the mystery of a particular color  but at the same time saturates and distills the full complexity  of  possibility.  What is stunning is sometimes what we have to search for rather than what simply pops into view.

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One Response

  1. They are all so lovely! How would one ever choose?

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