Summer 2011


White Gardens

whiteflowersGertrude Jekyll brought monochrome gardens to the forefront of garden design back in the beginning of the 1900s. Her painter’s approach to garden design issued a challenge to modern landscape designers, who relish the opportunity to live up to it. Can you build a satisfying full-season garden and stay within a limited color palette? Doing so tests a designer’s aesthetic and herbaceous skills simultaneously.