Fearless Color Gardens: The Creative Gardener's Guide to Jumping Off the Color Wheel

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Timber Press, Sep 1, 2009 - Gardening - 180 pages
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Renowned garden artist Keeyla Meadows sees the world in strong, saturated shades. Fearless Color Gardens brings this unique vision to life by showing how to use wild, uninhibited color to connect indoor and outdoor spaces and turn a garden into a work of art.

Learn how to pick colors that work together; how to coordinate the colors of walls, benches, containers, and garden art; how to organize garden spaces through the use of color; and how to translate personal color preferences into tangible form in the garden. Fearless Color Gardens also features a new way of looking at color with "Keeyla's Color Triangle"; easy-to use tips on growing edibles in color themed gardens; and Keeyla's favorite plants for specific colors.

In the end, readers will want to reinvent the staid rules of the color wheel and turn their color preferences into intoxicatingly vibrant garden expressions.

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Keeyla Meadows holds a bachelor's degree from the California Institute of the Arts, a master's degree in sculpture from the University of California at Berkeley, and has completed post-graduate studies at the Whitney Museum of American Art. She has runs Keeyla Meadows Gardens and Art, a full-service landscaping company. Her garden has appeared on Good Morning America and Grow It!, and has been featured in Sunset, Metropolitan Home, Fine Gardening, Horticulture, and by the the Garden Conservancy. Meadows teaches classes and lectures on garden topics, and her photographs have been published in garden magazines including Sunset and Fine Gardening.

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