Category: Summer

Public Service Annoucement: Plant a Limelight Hydrangea…or Five

This is a public service announcement: If you’re looking for an easy to grow, low maintenance shrub in your garden that will provide you with both beautiful cut and dried flowers, plant a Limelight Hydrangea! I have five Limelight hydrangeas planted around the Potting Shed. ‘Limelight’ is a paniculata hydrangea with panicle-shaped flower heads that grow…

Floral Friday: A Blooming Watermelon Vase and Patriotic Table

Happy Friday! It’s the third Friday of the month and joining my blogging friends for Floral Friday. You can find their links for their beautiful floral inspiration and flower therapy at the bottom of this post! For this week’s edition of Floral Friday, our challenge was to incorporate fruits and/or veggies into the floral design.…

Around the Potting Shed: 2017 Year in Review

Thank you for all your visits, comments, shares and Pins in 2017. I’m so honored you find the time to visit my little blog and Potting Shed! I’m bringing you a little flower therapy on a January day! Here’s look back at how I potted, puttered, played around the Potting Shed in 2017, with highlights from the months, seasons and holidays. Click…

How the Tables Turned: 2017 Tablescapes Year in Review

 Thank you for all your visits, comments, shares and Pins in 2017! Here’s look back at how the tables turned during the year, with highlights from the months, seasons and holidays! Click on the links for complete full posts, sources and more tabletop inspiration. Cozy table for two by our Winter Nesting Tree  Winter nesting with birds, mercury glass, pine…

Stalking Monarch Butterflies and September Garden Blooms

September is a month of transition in the garden with summer blooms waning and annuals spent from the summer heat. . .just like me!  The creamy-chartreuse Limelight Hydrangea blooms have transitioned from summer to fall to a burnished shade. And the stems are weighted down and heavy with flowers.  September’s light has shifted and taken…