Category: Potting Shed

Hawthorne Gardens Wicked Beautiful Flowers + Spooky Halloween Table Fun

Welcome to Hawthorne Gardens Wicked Beautiful Flowers. . .aka, the Potting Shed. Established in 1831, specializing in black roses. . . dead or alive. A murder of crows have flown in and await your arrival on October 31st. . . Our best specimens and warty pumpkins were scared up for this haunted tableau . .…

The Softer Notes of Fall: Transferware and Hydrangeas in the Potting Shed

Brown transferware sings the softer notes of fall, paired with white pumpkins and hydrangeas. I love ironstone and brown transferware any time of year, but fall is the season when it really shines.  I pulled out some pieces to give the transferware its due for a seasonal table vignette in the Potting Shed.  Harvest Time…

Hello Beauti-Fall and Autumn Inspiration

Hello Beauti-Fall. . . You’re my favorite season and I’m glad you’re finally here! I’ve been counting down the days to your arrival and ready for a harvest of apples, leaves, pumpkins! Easy DIY Fall Harvest Arrangement Ready for cooler temperatures. . . Looking forward to your colors and textures. . . Fall boating and picnic weather.…

10 Must-Try DIYs and ‘Before and After’ Projects

Happy Monday! I’m sharing my Top 10 Must-Try DIYs and “Before and After” Projects! Susan at Between Naps on the Porch is celebrating her 500th Metamorphosis Monday! Metamorphosis Monday, along with Tablescape Thursday at BNOTP, were the first link parties I joined 8 years ago when I started blogging and it continues to be weekly…

Anyone Can Be A Gardener: Garden Hose Wreath for the Potting Shed

Happy Wednesday! I’m spending most of my free time weeding, watering and puttering around the Potting Shed. I decided my shed front door was in need of a fresh and updated blooming wreath! I dismantled my Garden Hose Wreath with Blooming Wellies last year to use the tools and the wellies. I decided the bright green colored…

Late Summer Garden Update: Winged Beauties, Blooms & Bunnies Around the Potting Shed

I’ve been stalking butterflies, hummingbirds and moths with my camera lately. They provide some welcome color in the heat of summer when the flowers are waning and add another dimension to the garden.  I’m all aflutter over these winged beauties blooming in the garden! Warning photo heavy post ahead. . .🦋🌸🦋🌺🦋 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail is…