Tag: pumpkins

A Watering Can Welcome and Welcome November

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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

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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…

Potting Shed: Fall Window Boxes and Pumpkins

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I’m adding a little bit of fall and pumpkins around the Potting Shed! It’s starting to feel like fall here in North Carolina! Our daytime temperatures are in the 70s, dipping down to 40s and 50s at night. There’s nothing like the early morning nip in the air after a long summer of energy-zapping heat and humidity to…

Welcome Back October!

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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

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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…

Welcome September and Autumn Inspiration!

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Welcome September. . . I’m so glad you’re here! I’ve been waiting not-so-patiently for your arrival. I’m ready for cooler temperatures. . . Looking forward to your colors and textures. . . Fall boating and picnic weather. . . Fall Pontoon Picnic The Flavors of Fall Picnic Leaf peeping. . . Beautiful sunsets. . . The arrival of pumpkins.…

A Hay Bale Harvest of Pumpkins

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It’s that time of year for a hay bale harvest. . . When the field next to my Potting Shed is cut and baled. In a week’s time the field went from bronze feathery topped grasses. . .  To tidy large round bales. I’m always a little sad to see the field cut .  . . And look…