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Flower Gardens in the South

Flower gardens around Atlanta, photographed by Simply Flowers, inc.

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epiphanie wrote:
What are the bright green plants in front of the begonias?
   Comment   March 30, 2013
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Is it sweet potato vine often seen in container gardens?
March 30, 2013 at 8:01am     
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Chad Williams-Narine
I belive the Bright Green shrub is "GoldMound"
April 2, 2013 at 11:08pm   
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employee wrote:
That flower bed what flowers planted. can you possible that flowers name. some flowers i understand ex.Petun - That flower bed what flowers planted. can you possible that flowers name. some flowers i understand ex.Petunia Ruby colour,Alacosia ground covers, Thank you.
     Comment   October 15, 2012
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Strickly Green Grass
Gorgeous lawn and it's nicely complimented with those bright flowers. Awesome picture!
June 12, 2014 at 11:15am   
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mackiebischoff wrote:
Landscaping - - Please advise what plants are in this pic? I have a horrible brick retaining wall that I would like to plant some fun stuff behind - any ideas what to plant back there? HELP! So not a green thumb but wanna be :)
   Comment   March 23, 2012
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Nell Jean
I've never seen yellow or orange Pentas. My guess would be marigolds.
February 4, 2014 at 4:38pm     
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Luke Donovan
or Zinnias
February 6, 2014 at 4:13pm   
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rsbrockman wrote:
What flowers are used in this picture..beautifullll - are the plants for full sun or partially sun or full shade
   Comment   March 24, 2012

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Marianne Lipanovich added this to Lay of the Landscape: English-Style Gardens
Keep flower beds contained. While the original landscapes were focused on greenery rather than color, flowers could and did make their way into the design. The difference between these flower beds and those of English landscapes' more enthusiastic cousins, cottage gardens, is the sense of order. The beds are neatly edged, both with the lawn and with bedding plants, and nothing is too riotous. Design tip: Adding masses of annuals in one color keeps the look more formal. Consider it a type of color blocking within your garden.
"It is not enough to place colors, however beautiful, one beside the other; colors must also react on one another." — Henri MatisseNormally in addition to situation and climate, basic color theory comes into play when selecting plants for a garden. Color selections can be harmonious, monochromatic or, as with Mastisse, complementary. The wonderful contrasts of colors in this border are heightened by the monotone evergreen planting behind.
3. Edge your garden beds. This is simply creating a clean break between the grass and the garden area, as shown here. Take a flat-edged shovel and "cut" along the edge of your bed. If your beds are straight lines, this is where you can get creative and add some gentle curves.

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Great job - eye catching & interesting levels of colour
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Clean edge and colorful garden
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something similar for front garden area
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I don't like this - too many of the same. whilst form and more mass plantings - this is not the look I want.
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Garden bed ideas
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Neatness and color combinations.
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colorful pinks and greens!
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keep flower beds contained in an english style garden - sense of order
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my flower my5
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Short ones in front, taller in back
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love the colorful bed
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Flowers in flower bed
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The red and green leafy plant in the back. I don't know what it is.
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Flower bed
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flower border
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flowerbed idea
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Beautiful front garden
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Would look good on side where the property line is.
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The edging and flowers
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flower bed
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"It is not enough to place colors, however beautiful, one beside the other; colors must also react on one another." — Henri Matisse Normally in addition to situation and climate, basic color theory comes into play when selecting plants for a garden. Color selections can be harmonious, monochromatic or, as with Mastisse, complementary. The wonderful contrasts of colors in this border are heightened by the monotone evergreen planting behind.
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Border planter
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Great color
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the lawn and the cut out of the flower beds
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color - find out what those different plants are
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bleeding hearts?
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Neat, compact beds
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Gorgeous potted plants
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more bedding olants
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Colour blocking of annuals
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10 tips for a garden: 3. edge the garden beds
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Curved beds and edging is fantastic!
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flower bed
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edge the gardens and concrete
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Like all colors and its kept contained
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Spring flowers
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Colors for Erin
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Bushes and flowers
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Surcos de flores
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I want
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Love the low planting and punchy colors. I envision something like this around deck area.
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love the idea of having an area/areas where I can do seasonal flowers like this
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colourful annuals used in borders
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Cold and edging
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Color combo is perfect!
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Not this! Looks too manicured.
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Layering of garden bed.
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Front yard example for Anthony
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sense of order, edges
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for garden
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breaking up the lawn space
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Lineas curvas para jardin
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edge the lawn w/a flat edge shovel
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Colorful garden bed
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like the flower colors
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gardening. color combination
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the flowers
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Flowers/foil age color
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colors textures, and dimention
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Beautiful colors
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front garden - flower
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garden bed of flowers
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love it, minus the cone shaped shrubs, I like a little more of a natural look
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