Tag: lantana

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. . .ūü¶čūüĆłūü¶čūüĆļūü¶č Eastern Tiger Swallowtail is…

Late Bloomers and Winged Beauties

September is a month of transition in the garden with summer blooms waning and annuals spent from the summer heat. . .just like me :). While I’m biding my time for the mums, pansies and pumpkins to arrive in garden centers,¬†I’ve been enjoying some late bloomers lately that have provided some entertainment as well as…

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…

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…