July 8th, 2013 No Comments

this week’s color palette inspired by faded hydrangea / And benjamin moore announces the winning 20 towns from their main street matters contest

Some hydrangeas are so vibrant in color and others are very pale, washed out blues and lavenders, which is what has inspired our color palette this week. We scatter ashes from our fireplace around the soil of our hydrandreas to change the PH balance and the color to more of a blue.  But most all of your questions about planting and growing hydrangea can be answered on the United States National Arboretum webpage.

Above we selected Benjamin Paint colors for our palette that you can use as a guide. And speaking of Benjamin Moore, today they announced their 20 winning towns across North America in their Maine Street Matters contest. Over the next year these towns will be revitalized and painted along a 2-3 block area along their main streets. You can follow the progress on their site. Here’s who won!

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