Keeyla Meadows is a Berkeley landscape designer who is passionate about color. I visited her own garden a couple of years ago when writing about it for a garden tour, and it is a riot of saturated hues.

Meadows has a new book: “Fearless Color Gardens: The Creative Gardener’s Guide to Jumping Off the Color Wheel” (Timber Press; $27.95) which is reviewed in today’s Chronicle.

And don’t you just love it when a person’s name so fits their chosen career path? Although even Meadows can’t compete with San Francisco landscaper Flora Grubb in that regard.

[Photo: Keeyla Meadows.]

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Tracey Taylor is co-founder of Berkeleyside and co-founder and editorial director of Cityside, the nonprofit parent to Berkeleyside and The Oaklandside. Before launching Berkeleyside, Tracey wrote for...