RENEGADE GARDENER

The lone voice of horticultural reason

“The most important design consideration in choosing and placing perennials and annuals is color of bloom.”

Wrong. The most important consideration in choosing and placing perennials and annuals is shape, size and color of leaves. Color of bloom is secondary.

Check out my column in the September issue of MPLS.ST.PAUL Magazine, hitting newsstands the last week of August, if you don’t believe me. As soon as it’s in print, I’ll reprint it here.

Don Engebretson
The Renegade Gardener