Sunday, July 2, 2017

view from my door



this is the view from my front door
I turned over my barrel so I can
fill it with soil and some crawling plants
I also have a thermometer to
see what the temp is
and my hummer station
with the feeder and hanging plant to draw them



I also have my two mosquito plants
one on each side of the steps
dont mind the concrete
this was just minutes after a 
torrential downpour



this little elephant I will paint
a more gray color
and then repaint the flowers on

it is for my memory garden to represent my Aunt Jo
who LOVED elephants
last count she had I think 600 of them
and I asked for ONE when she passed.
no go so I got my own to go in my garden
she will be surrounded with pretty flowers
and I will think of her each time I look at my garden

how does your garden look?

4 comments:

  1. mine to, hubby takes care of most of that

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  2. Love that hummer station with those pretty red flowers...
    My poor garden looks pretty bad as those durn chipmunks ate all the flowers--but at least it's green with the rain we've had...and the shrubs are coming well...too hot to be out though today--hot and humid!! But my grandgirls stopped by for an hour to play cards with us...what fun...hugs, Julierose

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  3. What a sweet plan for the elephant. I love the look of crawling plants from a pot and your barrel will be awesome.

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