Every veggie garden needs flowers

Letter C with green leaves and white flowers
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Floral Alphabet Letter A Embroidery Design
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Letter R with flowers and leaves
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Letter E blue with red flowers
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Unify with Color

“Every veggie garden needs flowers to provide nectar and pollen for beneficial insects, and a defined color palette will give a jumbled vegetable garden a stronger sense of unity. For example, if you buy one six-pack each of white sweet alyssum seedlings and pink petunias, and plant them in visible spots throughout the garden, the repeating cushions of white and explosions of pink will tie the scene together into a cohesive whole. The effect is even more focused if you use a single color, which can be played out using a mix of flowers, for example marigolds, celosias and zinnias, all in shades of yellow.

Which colors you choose will affect the mood of your garden. High-energy colors such as red and orange are easily seen from a distance, and tend to evoke a festive atmosphere….”

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