Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Outdoor Living - Adding Color To Your Garden

Create a dramatic landscape in your yard with these fourteen tips on adding color to your garden.

Tip 1: If you're outside mostly in the evenings, go for plants with silvery foliage or white flowers.

Tip 2: Bright colors such as shades of red, orange and yellow usually catch your eye the fastest.

Tip 3: Create contrasts by combining plants with light-color flowers or foliage with darker ones.

Tip 4: Create a color palette and elect a few shades that blend well and relate beautifully with everything around it.

Tip 5: Create a canvas by using a wall for showcasing garden art.

Tip 6: Large groups of a single hue make more of an impact than smaller clusters.

Tip 7: A statement making entrance door surrounded by containers makes color-play fun!

Tip 8: Add color with structures that would add a visual thrill to your yard!

Tip 9: Extend your garden's visual appeal up into the air!

Tip 10: Create a sense of space with soft colors such as white and pastel pinks that can make your garden feel larger because they seem like they’re farther away.

Tip 11: Plant in layers to add depth to your yard.

Tip 12: Attract attention to your favorite landscape element by using shades of red, orange or yellow.

Tip 13: The easiest way to make a statement in your garden is to go monochrome and pick one hue.

The CB Outdoor Collection is the perfect place to shop for adirondack seating in your colorful yard featuring both comfort and style! Did we mention it is offered in many finishes and a choice of Pressure Treated Pine or Premium Polymer!

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