Tag: potting shed

Potting Shed: The Chain Gang

My galvanized watering cans were collected over the years from flea markets and antique malls, some European, but most made in USA. They’re a rag-tag bunch, complete with dents and missing roses. While I love to find them in mint condition with their roses intact, I’m fond of those that were well used, imagining all the flowers and…

Chalking it Up: Happy Spring Blooms!

We’re enjoying some welcome 70 degree temperatures our first week of spring that has my palms itching to dig in the dirt! Our frost date is April 15th so I’m biding my time and satisfying my craving for flowers with spring bulbs. . . Hyacinths and Daffodils and chalkboard blooms on my Potting Shed door. I was able to…

A Watering Can Welcome and Welcome November

Welcome November. . .how did you get here so quickly?  I cut some Limelight hydrangeas, maiden grass and feathery fall grasses to fill a watering can to hang in welcome on the door of the Potting Shed. Grasses are ready to sprinkle, replacing the missing watering can rose. Fall is late arriving here but the leaves are starting…

A Fall Harvest Around the Potting Shed

The Potting Shed is dressed for fall with pumpkins, mums and corn stalks for a celebration of fall and harvest season! We’ve had a week of beautiful fall weather with daytime temperatures in the 70s, dipping into the 40s and 50s at night. We’re warming up again this week to summer-like temperatures in the 80s…

Welcome Back October!

Welcome back October~ We’re so glad you’re here!  October wouldn’t be the same without pumpkins. . . I don’t descriminate. . . Bumpy or smooth, big or small, orange or white, long-stemmed or tiger-striped, I like them all. Indian corn hanging on rake, provides a harvest touch by the Potting Shed. And even watering cans can use a…

Bits of Fall Around the Potting Shed

It still feels like summer here in North Carolina, but I’m ready to welcome fall! I’m slowing adding bits of fall around the Potting Shed. A tricolor pot of mums helps make the transition to fall, blending the colors of both seasons, while summer annuals are still in bloom. My window boxes are waning after a dry…

The Witch is In: DIY Halloween Wreath

The countdown to the witching hour has begun . . . Halloween is just 45 scary days away! Time to dust off your broom, polish your shoes and buy a new hat! I fell under the spell of this cute witch leg ribbon at Michaels, inspiring me to conjure a wreath for Halloween for the door…