Category: Garden

Watering Can Love

I have a ‘thing’ for watering cans, you may have noticed :). . . collected over the years, mostly from flea markets and antique malls. I don’t discriminate, I love the time-worn or chippy. . . Dented or painted . . . Rusty or decoupaged. . . Cans with or without roses. . . Old or…

Gardening on Wheels: A Bicycle Built for Planting

I’m gardening on wheels with a bicycle built for planting! I picked up a vintage Schwinn Breeze bicycle last fall, for the bargain price of three pumpkins. She’s planted by my Potting Shed and parked by a salvaged chimney pot that’s home to a Kimberley Queen fern. I placed a coir liner in her basket and filled it with a combination…

Summer Blooms Around the Potting Shed

I hope you’re having a blooming good summer! It’s hot and drier than normal here in North Carolina this summer, so I’m watering pots around my Potting Shed every morning. It’s apparently the perfect weather for Passion Flower! This vine volunteered and has grown up from between cracks of the boards of the porch of my Potting Shed.…

Window Dressing for the Potting Shed

I’ve been busy planting and adding a little window dressing to the Potting Shed! My hubby hung a pair of Happy Birthday Window Boxes for my Potting Shed about a month ago. The window side of my Potting Shed sat next the lake before her move and was inaccessible. I decided that side and was past due a face lift…

A Ladder to Plant for the Potting Shed

I’ve been potting and planting around the Potting Shed! A ladder came home with me from a favorite antique mall, already painted green and shockingly close in color to the trim of my shed. { insert Twilight Zone music here } Someone along the way had added boards to the steps for extra shelf space, ideal for pots…

Weekend Waterview and Garden Bits & Pieces

Happy Sunday! Here’s a weekend waterview for you with a forecast for Carolina blue skies and temperatures in the 70s today and 80s later this week. . . Ideal weather for chair sitting or gardening, although if I had my druthers, I’d choose 70 degree temperatures for a little while longer :) The last of the Snowball Viburnum blooms.…