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All Things Pink

January 22nd, 2010

The snow has melted and brown is not the predominant color here in Ohio. This is the part of winter I don’t like. As long as there’s snow I can take the cold weather, but as soon as it’s gone I get more and more antsy for spring. I want to get outside and get some work done. Most of all I want to see some color in the garden. For the next couple days I’ll be celebrating the colors of the garden. Each day I’ll do a collage of a different color, mostly of things in the garden (although a few other things crept into the collages). We’ll start with pink.

What’s your favorite color in the garden?

11 Comments to “All Things Pink”
  1. Jane on January 22, 2010 at 7:18 am

    Pink…and blue, yellow, white and purple. I find the most interesting color in a garden to be the combination of green with white. I have never tired of that combination. It can be flowers or leaves but it always lifts me. Love the pictures you provided. I do love the shades of pink. I like color in other people’s gardens but my own palette reflects the colors I listed first. Kind of like the way I decorate the rooms of my house.

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  2. pam on January 22, 2010 at 7:46 am


    Can I ask a technical question?? How do you do a collage like that?
    .-= pam´s last blog ..Gulf Coast-Style White Rice Pilaf =-.

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  3. Tree Huggin Momma on January 22, 2010 at 7:52 am

    Reds and Yellows, Deep Purples and striking contrasts. I love color.
    .-= Tree Huggin Momma´s last blog ..Temperature Changes =-.

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  4. Deb on January 22, 2010 at 8:30 am

    So very pretty. I ♥ peonies…can’t wait to see them again this summer.

    Thanks for sharing.
    .-= Deb´s last blog ..Grocery Savings…. =-.

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  5. Mangochild on January 22, 2010 at 8:47 am

    I’d normally say orange, but for an actual favorite, I do love the greens. All the different shades in each plant, on the trees, and on the ground, plus the different textures, make the world seem so alive. I never fail to marvel at the nuances between them all.
    .-= Mangochild´s last blog ..Encouraging News from the Leopold Center =-.

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  6. Kelly on January 22, 2010 at 9:48 am

    My favourite colour is green, so that’s a hard question to ask. I think my other favourite might be yellow or orange or red. I’m trying a new morning glory this year, La Vie en Rose, that I’m super excited about!
    .-= Kelly´s last blog ..Chest Cold =-.

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  7. Jaspenelle on January 22, 2010 at 9:55 am

    Tough one! My favorite color is bright eye-bleeding orange, but I have yet to see a construction orange flower… Orange pumpkins and butterfly bushes are lovely too. Second to that I like whites, moonflowers vines are a staple of my summer garden, this year I am going to grow them up sunflowers (orange ones of course.)
    .-= Jaspenelle´s last blog ..Spring? =-.

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  8. MAYBELLINE on January 22, 2010 at 2:00 pm

    Rain is my favorite color.
    .-= MAYBELLINE´s last blog ..Bienvenido a El Nino! =-.

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  9. Dan on January 22, 2010 at 10:01 pm

    All that pink, very nice! My favorite colors in the garden are purple and yellow together.
    .-= Dan´s last blog ..The First Seeding Of The Season =-.

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  10. Sylvie on January 23, 2010 at 2:13 pm

    what a wonderful collage. I like all colors, all veggies, all flowers, all fruit – some more than others depending on the time of the year.
    .-= Sylvie´s last blog ..Chickens Are Not Vegetarian =-.

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