Tag: Watering Cans

DIY Watering Can Makeover with Decoupage and Napkins

Give a watering can a sprinkle of blooms and butterflies using napkins with decoupage! This easy and fun technique works on any surface that you want to refresh and give a spring or blooming makeover. Happy Thursday! I hope you’re staying sane while sheltering at home. I’ve found that having some projects to keep your…

Potting Shed: The Ghost of Christmas Past

Dear December. . . you got away from me this year. With Thanksgiving falling late, I had one less week in a very busy month to decorate, shop and bake. . . Even the Christmas cards are late to be mailed this year! I have to confess that my Potting Shed was treated like the red-headed…

Just Add Paint: Vintage Lawn Chair Refresh!

Happy Friday!  I finally have a painting project checked off my ‘to-do’ list, giving my vintage metal lawn chair a refresh, with paint! I picked up this vintage metal lawn chair for $15 four years ago. It’s served as a plant stand, a photo prop for flowers, and as a seat to sit to watch…

Hydrangea, Rose and Pumpkin Harvest

The last of the flowers still pushing blooms were harvested before our frost this weekend. . . Sprinkled in watering cans and filling a zinc bucket . . . the last hurrah for hydrangeas and roses until we meet again next spring.  We had our first freeze on Sunday with the mercury plunging into the 20s.…

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…

Easy 5-Minute Potting Shed Door Update for Summer

Hang a garden apron and hat on a garden shed door~ a 5-minute update and easy alternative to a wreath, for the lazy days of summer. I found a blooming gardening apron a couple of weeks ago while enjoying some retail therapy. This Esschert’s Garden apron was $9.99 at T.J. Maxx. When I bought it,…

Putting the ‘She’ in a Potting Shed and Giveaway

My Potting Shed was featured in She Sheds: A Room of Your Own, by Erika Kotite, published by Cool Springs Press/Quarto Publishing Group. “She” was honored to be included among the examples of She Sheds in this book!  You can find her in the “Sheds for Gardeners” chapter. Other chapters in the book include “What’s Your…

After the Rain: Summer Blooms Around the Potting Shed

A week of much-needed rain and storms brought us some welcome relief from the August heat after a dry summer. Normally by this time in August, the garden has gone to pot. ;) It’s amazing what rain showers can do for the garden as opposed to daily watering with a hose. The mandevilla vine planted on a trellis between…

Around the Potting Shed: Pretty in Pink Blooms and Peonies

 I hope you had a Happy and flower-filled Mother’s Day! I’ve been busy as a bee, buzzing and planting around the Potting Shed.  Pretty in pink blooms are popping up everywhere. . . A watering can, freshly picked from HomeGoods, with a pretty pink flower as a rose came home with me. . . A…