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Why doesn't Gardening & Landscaping have a banner image?

All SE "Beta Sites" are displayed in the Blueprint theme. When the site graduates then it can produce and display it's own unique design. If you would like to get involved, this Meta Discussion would ...
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Gardening & Landscaping site design and logo — Draft

Thanks for the first draft, I think we’re on a good path already. Below a few thoughts where I feel a bit of tweaking may make the design better. My knee-jerk reaction was to the flowers: While ...
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Gardening & Landscaping site design and logo — Draft

A different thought: I am not convinced that - if we are going for one symbol only - a flower is the best choice. Flowers are one aspect of gardening and landscaping, but not the central one. A leaf ...
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GL SE logo and 'beta' status

Getting a custom design is one of the perks of site graduation. It used to be that getting the design happened at the same time as graduation, but Stack Exchange changed that policy some time ago: see ...
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GL SE logo and 'beta' status

We have some news there. There is some discussion on SE, and we are also nominated on such proposal: Let's break up with "Graduation" and remove a bunch of "Beta" labels. In ...
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Gardening & Landscaping site design and logo — Draft

Thanks V2Blast! We appreciate the effort. When I look at the mockups I try and record my initial reaction as that is the one that I don't overthink. The dark brown colour of the header and footer is ...
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Custom Gardening & Landscaping design and logo - Information gathering

I hope these answers will provoke comment and I offer these as my personal preferences: What symbols or images are important to the subject of this site? trowel, spade, secateurs, tree, flower, ...
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Gardening & Landscaping site design and logo — Draft

I prefer mixed case over the all-caps logo - all-caps looks too severe and is NEVER a choice as a headline in technical writing. I also like serif fonts, but that's another discussion... I agree with ...
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Design ideas for gardening.stackexchange.com

Whatever design you choose, please make sure that it looks good with the screen colors inverted (that's how I use the site, on account of light-sensitivity). IMO, it shouldn't look glaring or have ...
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