These had been echoes with doorways however my pal Barbara Harvey in Kosciusko, Mississippi, at all times saved me mesmerized with shade echoes from flowers and foliage to furnishings whether or not within the again yard or the entrance porch of her Victorian home. One 12 months she took my breath away together with her entrance porch creation.
She created a sitting space combining two white wooden rockers and two wicker items. One wicker piece was a small desk between the rockers and the opposite was a reasonably large Victorian wanting wicker rocking chair. The wicker items had been painted with probably the most surprising shade of lime inexperienced that could possibly be bought or blended on the paint retailer.
The echo nevertheless got here from the biggest handcrafted iron hanging basket anybody would try to hold above a porch railing. Within the basket had been monstrously massive Dragon Wing Crimson begonias and a lime inexperienced decorative candy potato cascading towards the wicker rocker.
As a horticulturist and author, I get invited to a number of residence and backyard excursions. In fact, that was pre-pandemic. At one in Madison, Mississippi, there was a shade echo at a Creole Cottage type residence that was a thrill for the senses. Just like the Kosciusko setting, lime inexperienced was the star of the present.
This time lime inexperienced shutters had been hanging in opposition to a impartial wooden. An old-world clay pot echoed the impartial wooden of the home. Within the pot nevertheless was a tall burgundy coleus with lime inexperienced flecks and a lime inexperienced candy potato hanging downward. It was, to say the least, image excellent.