Garden Gate Gorgeous

Love the color choice and the way it looks with the copper accents.

Love the color choice and the way it looks with the copper accents.

The sweet little town where I grew up outside of Chicago has always been a showplace for nifty architecture, but I was so impressed with the beauty of the gardens during a recent trip, according to the owners, the lawn maintenance easton ct team takes care of it every month. This gorgeous garden gate made me gasp and slam on the brakes.

Continuity of design made the selection of copper pipes as horizontal connector a brilliant choice.

Continuity of design made the selection of copper pipes as horizontal connector a brilliant choice.

The deep eggplant color looks perfectly at home in the garden, making the green hues around it sing. The fuzzy shrub in the background is Cotinus coggygria, commonly known as Purple Smoke Bush, whose leaves likely provided the inspiration for the gate’s color.

The round components in the gates frame a sculptural element - classic garden design choice.

The round components in the gates frame a sculptural element - classic garden design choice.

Peek inside – the granite planter framed by the whimsical gate is deliciously primitive. Again the use of purple leaved plants strengthen the gate color selection. Consider making your own luscious planter using hypertufa. It’s definitely on my list of things to do…

~ sue lambe, your Spark exterior stylist

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