This flower bed was done in 2013. It is located in a very prestigious location in the center of the city of Annecy. This green space is surrounded by historical buildings and is regularly in the shade in the day. It is therefore important to illuminate with light colors.
In my last article, I presented a first flower bed from Tourcoing, a “4 flowers” and “golden flower” city in the contest “France in Bloom”. In this one, you will find a very interesting floral display in terms of horticultural diversity.
I am very pleased to be able to work with the city of Tourcoing, in Northern France, to write this article for you this time. We are going to discover some of their 2015 flowerbeds, never published in the French horticultural magazines.
I know this city very well; indeed I worked in its green spaces department for 17 years.
After the shimmering spring season, we come now to the summer flowers whose range is larger. Among these flowers, some of them allow to create much higher and larger flowerbeds.
It is true that it is always difficult to overcome a first good or bad impression. That is the reason why the National Competition of Cities and Villages in Bloom (The national towns and villages In bloom competition) invites participants
In a recent post named A flowerbed in the shade, I started to explain some principles about how to associate colors. Do not hesitate to read it, here.
In this post,
It is important to use light and glowing colors for a flower bed in the shade. You have got here a successful example.
In this flower bed,
During my last visit in Annecy, I saw this flowerbed and I immediately loved it. Here are these characteristics:
Sometimes I receive messages from people writing I’m an artist. This sounds surprisingly weird in my mind because of my scientific and technical training. Indeed,
It was great to go back to Annecy, last week, and met Denis, my successor as a floral displays manager.
We spoke about
Another beautiful harmony (white, pink, purple) for a 175 m2 flowerbed in Annecy in 2013 (France, French Alps). You will notice in this composition :
I like designing flowerbeds like an impresionnist painting or like a bunch of flowers.
See below for plant names.