Four Season Interest in the Garden: Considering Form, Texture, and Color

On October 6, 2008 Mary Saba, from The Growing Place, spoke to the club. The following are notes from that presentation.

Start by looking at the overall structure of the area and the hardscape, as this can add all season interest.  Examine the paths, benches, trellises, stepping stones.  Think about what it looks like in winter. A good trick is to take a digital picture of your garden, put it on your computer and convert it to black and white.  This will show you the "bones" of your garden.

Here are some plants that Mary likes for the Four Season Interest: