The sun finally came out this afternoon
I went to the grocery store which also has a
garden center and I just couldn't resist any longer.
I picked up a few flowers to put in my planter
by our front door....
each year I do something a little bit different,
this year I still put in my spikey thing and my viney thing
but, along with my geranium I added
They're the colorful flowers on the outer edge.
If you haven't heard of them before
they are tolerant of heat and dry soils....
that's this planter!
I picked up this English Daisy awhile back
and finally put that in this little planter by our
driveway and added a few of the
Portulaca in with it.
Adds a bit of color to our
While my hubby was getting wood for the shed
on Sunday, I snuck out to the garden center and
picked up a couple of hanging baskets.
I thought this one was pretty with the
purple and yellow combo....
Not bad for $8.88!
I picked up this plant stand after my Mom
passed away 2 yrs ago. I brought home a
gorgeous Begonia hanging basket from her
funeral. It looked so pretty on my porch and
every day when I sat on my porch I would think of her.
She loved my porch too!
I still think of her when I sit on my porch,
so I thought this basket would be a
pretty little addition!
I looked at Mother's Day cards today
at the store....
we've since lost my hubby's Mom as well.
I must admit, I got a bit of a tear in my eye.
They will be missed this year for sure!
On a much
You may remember my post of the high winds
breaking my gazing ball....
~not such a happy note~
Well, I found a pretty replacement at
on sale....of course!
I really like the swirls and the bit of
color that pops out when the sun hits it.
I am thinking of painting the base a darker color though.
Maybe something in a rusty tone would look good.
What would you do?
Thanks for stopping by today. Hope you had a chance to get out
and plant some flowers! I don't know about your corner of the world,
but for tomorrow they are talking about