Garden Inspiration Archives - Paine Art Center and Gardens

Paine Art Center and Gardens

Wall Shadows

Create shadows in your garden as another form of art.

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Cabbage “Blooms”

The cabbage heads look almost like huge blue blooms amidst the combination of annuals.

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Fountain of Foliage

The plants cascading from this white urn and falling toward a pool of green leaves below give the impression of a fountain.

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Sumac Canopy

The fuzzy stems of the Tiger Eyes Sumac’s are contrasted against its stunning canopy of leaves.

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Controlled Chaos

This annual bed was inspired by wildflower prairies.  The “controlled chaos” of the planting design created a natural-looking and dazzling display along the balustrade in front of the Paine mansion.

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Allium Art

Against the crackled stucco wall,  the Allium sead heads and woody stems of Ninebark create an intriguing abstract composition.

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Shady Oasis

A pair of Adirondack chairs nestled into a shady spot in the gardens provide a pleasant place to rest.

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Boxwood Sphere

A Boxwood shrub creates a topiary-like sculptural form in an urn.

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Capturing the Light

Grasses planted between the viewer and the sun beautifully capture the sunlight.

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Container Grouping

A showy display of a grouping of glazed containers with the same plant material in each.

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Tulips at Sunset

Thousands of double peony tulips catch the late afternoon sunlight.

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Impressionist Garden

This annual flower bed from a few summers ago was a favorite of visitors.  Sprays of purple Verbena bonariensis and Cosmos top the brilliant leaves of Perilla and silvery Plectranthus.

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Paine Art Center and Gardens

1410 Algoma Blvd
Oshkosh, WI 54901

(920) 235-6903

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