Friday, October 17, 2008


Lowcountry marsh • photo by delphine

A few weeks ago, while visiting with my cousins, I was challenged to do a relatively simple math problem in my head. Let's just say it wasn't pretty. Then I turned the tables and asked them (both engineers) to name as many shades of green/names as they could think of. They got stuck after about 6 shades. Here's what I came up with ... I'm sure there are many more out there and would love to hear from y'all!

Kelley, Lime, Chartreuse, Olive, Forest, Sage, Tarragon, Fern, Jungle, Sea, Shamrock, Emerald, Spring, Leaf, Lawn, Palm, Celadon, Mint, Spearmint, Evergreen, Moss, Seafoam, Grass, Asparagus, Pistachio, apple, linden, willow ...

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