BEST TYPEFACE FOR A GARDEN BLOG....the answer here
This hunt for the Higgs boson was one of the most expensive particle physics projects ever undertaken and when they finally announced that they'd glimpsed the Higgs, everyone stifled a laugh...Why?
The institution's scientists presented the most important scientific discovery of the decade using a peculiar font face: Comic Sans MS.
Why would they do that? Don't they know we associate this font with funny things?
In December, Errol Morris of The New York Times conducted an experiment on the publication's unsuspecting online readers and found, after getting 40,000 responses for a quiz, that
a story presented in Baskerville inspired more confidence in the research over Times New Roman, Helevetica and the others listed here.
Baskerville's weighted advantage wasn't huge — just 1.5 percent - but that bump can make or break book sales.
Why was Baskerville more believable? The word that comes to mind is gravitas
This confirms university student, Phil Renaud's, 2006 personal research. He got good grades on all the essays he wrote but those written in GEORGIA typeface got the best grades of all. Here is what he tallied:
BTW, Carnegie Mellon, pitted Times New Roman against Georgia and found that participants overwhelmingly preferred Georgia, judging Georgia to be "sharper, more pleasing, and easier to read."
Soi if you write something that you want people to enjoy, take seriously and give good marks to: Baskerville or Georgia.
What is this Blog's Font style? Georgia!
A lucky choice for me.
Now as to what color it should be...hmmm.