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Gardening with the Colour Wheel

Gardening with the Colour Wheel at Sensible Gardening

The colour wheel is made up three primary colours, red, yellow and blue. Binary colours are produced when you mix these together in equal quantities giving you orange, green and violet. When you mix one or more of these in varying amounts , you create all other colours. WHAT IS THE COLOUR WHEEL The colours on the wheel are divided…

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Nepeta faassenii ‘Dropmore Blue’

Nepeta growing at Sensible Gardening and Living

Nepeta is a genus of many species of mostly perennials.  Ornamental Nepeta is often called catmint but should not be confused with the catmint that cats adore. The drug of choice for cats is Nepeta cataria (catnip). Looking similar but it is larger and more loosely formed with white flowers that have purple spots. The Nepeta I like to grow…

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