Bring life to a garden with white

A Mediterranean slant on that old favourite, the white garden, is one worth considering if you deyour gardening under grey Irish skies.

6th August, 2005

The idea is to have a white, grey, silver and green planting scheme, but to give it a backdrop of soft terracotta pink, or apricot walls.

Either colour will both enliven and warm up the prospect.

Vita Sackville-West was the woman who popularised the idea of the one-colour garden.

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