gardening / japanese maple / lilac / northern gardening

A Minnesota garden classic pairs perfectly with a new introduction

Burgundy and purple are great, dramatic companions in the garden. Close to each other on the color wheel, they are kicky, yet calming in their own right. I love this particular pairing of the relatively new introduction to the northern garden, the Japanese Maple and the time-honored staple of every Minnesota yard, the lilac. Both … Continue reading