Colors play an important part in decoration, even when we are talking about gardens. Perception and mood are highly influenced by the different combinations of colors -some of them being inspired and according to all the rules of color theory and others more or less a disaster. If you really want your garden to stand out and you feel that you lack the necessary inspiration, you can choose to collaborate with Nam Grass UK, landscaping specialists, who are always there to make miracles with your space.
However, if you want to give it a try yourself, read this article and find out more about the most important element of the design: color.
- Know the difference between warm and cool colors: According to the way in which you want your space to be perceived and also after taking into consideration its dimensions and other important characteristics, you must decide the way in which warm and cool colors should be combined and if it’s necessary to use only warm or only cool colors. Examples of cool colors are green, blue and purple, whereas yellow, red and orange are called warm colors.
- Some advice on how to combine colors according to your space: To take an example, if you want to design a garden and use it as a meditation place, a place where you can simply sit and relax, choose combinations of purple and blue flowers, as cool colors have a strong therapeutic power. If the area that you plan to transform into a wonderful garden is not that generous when it comes to its size, then you could opt for a wise combination of cool and warm colors. To create a depth illusion, you should start with arrangements of flowers that have warm colors, and then continue with cool colors by installing flowers with shades that become successively lighter.
- Flowers and their colors: If you are looking for red flowers, you can opt for red salvia or tulips, if you plan to use yellow flowers you can choose sunflower, irises or daffodils , whereas cornflower and blue beard are blue flowers that look exceptional in a garden.