Hello {Miss} October!


A fall harvest by the Potting Shed | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #fall #shed #pumpkins #mums

Happy October!

My favorite month has arrived and I couldn’t be more ready!

Apple Orchard, Hot Cider, Harvest Feast, Hay Rides, Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze Sign | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #fall #shed

The arrival of October brings cooler temperatures and the hallmarks of the season. . .

corn mazes, pumpkin patches, hay rides, apple orchards, hot cider and harvest feasts!

A fall harvest by the Potting Shed | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #fall #shed #pumpkins #mums

October is my Potting Shed’s favorite month too!

Potting Shed in She Shed Living 2021 Calendar | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #fall #shed

My Potting Shed is a calendar girl, aka, Miss October,

featured in She Shed Living’s 2021 Calendar by Turner Licensing.

Hello Autumn Potting Shed | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #fall #shed #pumpkins #mums

Hello Autumn Wreath and a Wheelbarrow of Pumpkins

Wheelbarrow of Pumpkins and Hello Autumn Potting Shed | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #fall #shed #pumpkins

She had a bonus feature for October 2020, also included in the calendar.

otting Shed in She Shed Living 2021 Calendar | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #fall #shed

A fall harvest by the Potting Shed | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #fall #shed #pumpkins #mums

A Fall Harvest Around the Potting Shed

Hello Autumn Potting Shed | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #fall #shed #pumpkins #mums

Potting Shed in She Shed Living Calendar | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #fall #shed

The window box is liner-free for fall, with a harvest of pumpkins and gourds.

Pumpkins and gourds in window box Potting Shed | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #fall #shed #pumpkins

Chalking it up to Fall Chalkboard Door Potting Shed | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #fall #shed #mums #pumpkins

And I’m Chalking it Up to Fall and Garden Blooms

Hello Autumn Wreath Potting Shed Door | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #fall #shed #mums

Tricolor mums provide a transition from summer to fall, blending the colors of summer and fall,

when annuals are still blooming with our warm 70 – 80 degree days.

 Tricolor mums for fall planter box Potting Shed | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #fall #shed #mums

Harvest of pumpkins and mum for Fall Potting Shed | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #fall #shed #pumpkins #mums

A ‘Hello Autumn’ wreath hangs on the Potting Shed door in welcome. . .

Hello Autumn Wreath Potting Shed Door | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #fall #shed #mums

With a bittersweet wreath from the farmers market framing a plate. . .

Trellis with bird and bittersweet vine for fall Potting Shed | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #fall #shed #mums

And bittersweet vine winding along a bird-topped trellis,

 replacing the clematis, no longer in bloom.

 Potting Shed Fall Harvest | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #fall #shed #pumpkins #mums

Potting Shed porch with pumpkins, cornstalks and Indian corn | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #fall #shed #pumpkins

A Merry Halloween is only 31 days away. . .

Merry Halloween countdown with pumpkin on Potting Shed porch | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #fall #shed #pumpkins

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year Halloween Giveaway | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #tablescapes #Halloween #witch

It’s not too late to fly over HERE and put your name in the cauldron to enter

‘Home is Where the Broom Is’ 8th Annual Halloween Giveaway!

‘Home is Where the Broom Is’ 8th Annual Halloween Giveaway | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net

Giveaway is open to those living in the continental U.S. through midnight October 1st.

Merry Halloween countdown with pumpkin on Potting Shed porch | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #fall #shed #pumpkins

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” —L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.”

—L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

Potting Shed in She Shed Living 2021 Calendar Turner Licensing | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #fall #shed

Thank you to Erika Kotite and Sabrina Contreras of Shed Shed Living for including my Potting Shed in the calendar.

Hello Miss October and fall harvest by the Potting Shed | ©homeiswheretheboatis.net #fall #shed #pumpkins #mums

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  37 comments for “Hello {Miss} October!

  1. Gail
    October 1, 2021 at 5:35 am

    Lovely and lush. Thanks for sharing

    • October 4, 2021 at 7:51 pm

      Each month I look forward to see what inspiration comes to be and you never disappoint. We are all lucky that you share your amazing gift to decorate with us. Happy October Mary🎃

  2. Jane
    October 1, 2021 at 6:09 am

    I’m with you and Anne Shirley! You are all set for the countdown!. Thanks for sharing the beauty!

  3. meg bush
    October 1, 2021 at 6:43 am

    How fun! Such nice work. You are correct about this time of year. only wished it lasted longer!

    • Clara
      October 1, 2021 at 10:25 am

      Mary, Congrats on your beautiful calendar spread. Your potting shed is definitely magazine worthy. Your styling is always spot on and your hard work always rewards us with marvelous ideas. I look forward to each and every post. October is my favorite month too! Happy Friday! Enjoy your weekend. Clara ❤️

  4. Dorothy Walsh-Calabro
    October 1, 2021 at 7:36 am

    I flipped my calendar today and saw your beautiful shed. It made me smile. Thank you for sharing your vision, recipes, table scapes and crafts.

  5. SUSAN
    October 1, 2021 at 8:17 am

    Always love looking at your shed!! It’s hard to picture this in same area as the lake. Where is it in proportion to the lake? Would love to see a whole view.

  6. Cindi
    October 1, 2021 at 8:32 am

    Oh Mary I want to live in your potting shed and be the neighborhood witch enjoying the garden! Seriously, your pictures help start my day with a smile and I have such a case of potting shed envy. Enjoy the season.


  7. Victoria Nuckols
    October 1, 2021 at 8:37 am

    I could live happily in your beautiful shed all Fall long.You always have the most creative ideas no matter the season, so actually I could live there year round,🥰🎃🧡💛🤎🖤Happy fall y’all!!!🧡🧡

  8. October 1, 2021 at 8:42 am

    It’s so nice to see that my favorite potting shed is featured in the calendar and your favorite time of the year!! Your shed looks so festive in all it’s autumn glory!

  9. October 1, 2021 at 8:47 am

    Happy October Mary! How perfect that your She Shed is Miss October in the She Shed Calendar 2021! Your shed is always decked out for every season, and looks especially grand with pumpkins and all things Fall! I know you are dancing an Irish jig today as your heart is full of this month’s Halloween fun!

  10. Kathleen
    October 1, 2021 at 9:08 am

    So excited for October and you have certainly done it justice. Lovely

  11. October 1, 2021 at 9:18 am

    So cute, I’m a fall fan with you and can feel all the love that went into the potting shed this month! congrats on another feature 😍!

  12. Hetty
    October 1, 2021 at 9:19 am

    BEAUTIFUL and inspiring!

  13. Sharon Lane
    October 1, 2021 at 9:33 am

    Always love your Halloween posts. Its my favorite time of year too! I love an old fashioned pumpkin roll.

  14. Liz
    October 1, 2021 at 9:41 am

    Your shed is a destination point! How exciting that your shed made it into that calendar. Those are some nice corn stalks you found. Love the wagon full of pumpkins!

  15. October 1, 2021 at 9:47 am

    Congrats Mary on you shed feature. Happy October. Your shed and surroundings are so lovely. I love the pumpkin stacks and the way you decorated your shed.

  16. Janet Robinson
    October 1, 2021 at 10:18 am

    MY Favorite Color is October!!! Thank you for your pictures! Our colorsin Maine are glorious and it’s pumpkin everything!!!

  17. Ann Woleben
    October 1, 2021 at 10:25 am

    Your “she shed” and autumn decor are a gardener’s dream (my dream!). Congratulations on your inclusion in the calendar!

  18. October 1, 2021 at 10:37 am

    The most beautiful potting shed dressed in autumnal splendor. Happy October, our favorite month 🧡🍂🎃

  19. Sheryl R
    October 1, 2021 at 10:59 am

    Miss October is a wonderful site to behold, Mary! Love it all!! I especially love the door wreath and all the various kinds of pumpkins. I can certainly see why your always adorable Potting Shed was featured twice in the She Shed Calendar!!! Thanks for sharing your talents!

  20. Betsy
    October 1, 2021 at 11:16 am

    Hi Mary,
    Can you tell me where you sourced the Halloween count down calendar with the black cat in the pumpkin? One can never have too many Halloween decorations and I am always so happy to add a unique piece to my collection.

    Congratulations on the publishing (again!) of your shed, she’ll obviously be “she-shed of the year”!

    • October 1, 2021 at 12:29 pm

      Thank you Betsy, I found it a World Market about 5 years ago. I Googled and don’t see one like it available anywhere. ♥

  21. Harris, Colleen
    October 1, 2021 at 11:19 am

    Mary, I have been following your blog for several months now!! I live the imagination and joy you bring to everything you do! You are an inspiration!! Halloween is also my favorite time of year and I amso lucky as it’s my husband’s favorite as well! You ha e inspired me to have a witches dinner party this year and I am so excited!! Your giveaway is so sweet !

  22. Harris, Colleen
    October 1, 2021 at 11:22 am

    I saved the photos of teacups to my “tea party” board for further inspiration!! I look forward to your posts on Mondays and Fridays!! I am baking pumpkin beer bread this weekend! Thanks so much for all of the wonderful ideas !

  23. Julie
    October 1, 2021 at 11:32 am

    My favorite time of the year…OCTOBER! Lovely pictures and creativity.

  24. Brenda
    October 1, 2021 at 11:47 am

    I just love all of your Halloween and fall decorations! It gets me inspired to do something myself. Thanks!

  25. October 1, 2021 at 11:58 am

    Your potting shed is beyond stunning. Love it all, but must admit most enamored with your wheelbarrow and numerous galvanized watering cans. Wholeheartedly agree that October is wonderful. Your posts so make my day. Thanks for your sharing them.

  26. Darlene
    October 1, 2021 at 3:05 pm

    Ms. Potting Shed couldn’t be happier!
    As tradition goes she is all decked out in warm inviting colors of
    Fall with pumpkins galore brought together by your very gifted
    Hands Mary.
    🍁Thank you for time and hard work, it is so appreciated.

  27. October 1, 2021 at 4:34 pm

    Hello, October and your famous Calendar Girl! Well deserved attention! October is my favorite month as well. I have a few pumpkins and fall annuals out, but waiting for the garden center to get in some favorites. I sure have fun scrolling these photos, Mary! You continue to inspire post after post. Thank you, dear friend!

  28. October 1, 2021 at 5:05 pm

    I am so happy to be a proud owner of this calendar! I won it from you!
    Your Miss October is shining brightly!
    Each picture is better then the last. Absolutely breathtaking captures.
    Happy Weekend to you!

  29. October 1, 2021 at 8:20 pm

    Hello Miss October is right!! I love October too!! Cooler and less gardening…make for some rest!! So, hello Miss October…when you’re gone, we will definitely MISS YOU!! 😄😄😄😄 couldn’t resist!! 🎃🧙🏻🍁🍂🌻

  30. Nancy Brantley
    October 1, 2021 at 11:37 pm

    Miss October should be in alot of magazines! You are the QUEEN of decorating! Where have I been??….didn’t know about calendar! I will find the calendar.

  31. Bonnie I Baker
    October 2, 2021 at 4:56 pm

    You are always so inspiring, but your Fall decorating is stunning. Love it all and your she shed especially! Thank you for taking the time to share all of it with your many fans.

  32. Theresa Keller
    October 4, 2021 at 6:08 am

    Love this post fall is definitely my favorite time of the year too! Your shed is beautiful and congratulations to a much deserved spot as Ms October on the calendar. Always enjoy your posts ❤️ Happy fall Mary!

  33. October 4, 2021 at 12:23 pm

    Oh how I love your Calendar Girl!!! She makes everyone so very happy with her beautiful smile of flowers and sea of pumpkins!
    I am loving the countdown to Halloween calendar! October surely is one of the most wonderful times of the year!! Thank you for the smiles today!!! Happy October!!

  34. Cyndi Raines
    October 5, 2021 at 12:53 am

    Congratulations Mary on another pin up for our special, favorite “She Shed”! Well deserved indeed! Love your wreath, the window box so full and all the pumpkins! The cute birdie on the top of the trellis is very special also. I love it! Happy Fall, Happy October! ♥️🍊♥️🍊

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