Tag: window boxes

Potting Shed: Fall Window Boxes and Pumpkins

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…

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…

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…

Shed-Keeping and Spring Cleaning!

Happy Saturday to you!  I’m slowly digging my way out of spring cleaning and shed-keeping projects. It’s been a messy couple of weeks but worthwhile with much-needed repair and painting for our ceilings, exterior trim and porches. While the painters were here, my Potting Shed got her trim freshened up and a coat of semi-transparent stain on her shakes…

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…