Tag: coleus

Window Boxes + Flowers Around the Potting Shed

Happy Monday, I hope you had a good weekend! I’ve been busy puttering and planting around the Potting Shed. The window boxes are filling in nicely and growing. They were planted after our freeze date mid-April, with a combination of sun-loving summer annuals . . .Petunias, Hot Lobeila, Coleus and Sweet Potato Vine.  The window…

Gardener’s Recipe for Planting Summer Annuals

 My Gardener’s Recipe for planting is one I follow every year: One Part Soil Two Parts Water Three Parts Wishful Thinking. I’m always thrilled to see blooms return in the spring, a mini miracle after our drought and long hot summer last year! We planted three oakleaf hydrangeas last spring, all receiving the same amount of planting…

Ready to Garden: Itchy Palms and Spring Planting!

Are your palms itching to dig in the dirt and fill your containers and beds with spring and summer annuals? Our frost date in North Carolina is April 15th but we all know how unpredictable Mother Nature can be. I learned the hard way not be tempted by all the beautiful flowers arriving in the garden centers in March and early…

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…

Red, White and Blue Transferware

Sending a little red, white & blue your way with transferware, flowers, and flags on Independence Day! And with Hydrangeas, Coleus and Caladiums. Wishing you a Safe and Happy Independence Day! Long May She Wave! Thank you for your visit, I’m joining:  Metamorphosis Monday, The Scoop,  Inspire Me Tuesday, Wow Us Wednesdays,  Home Sweet Home, Feathered Nest Friday,