This blog is about my garden and the outdoors. I am new to photography but I am trying to show some of the pretty things that grow here in Michigan. I love the wild things who visit me and I dont mind if they eat a bit here and there. I like it more if they let me take their picture. As time goes on I think I will try to show you around the beautiful area that I live in as well as my garden. I try to use my own pictures as much as possible but will also use pictures from the web. If I inadvertently use your photo or work without permission please email me and I will remove it or give credit if you prefer. I will give credit when I know who the owner is. I would ask that anyone using my pictures do the same.
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Sunday, August 11, 2013

On the deck.............

I rearranged the deck as the plants were rather blah...........
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I tried to revive them by putting in some extras but they soon died off. That would be in the middle planter. So I moved in my Cyclamen to either side to give it colour again. The Hosta that were there are going to be planted in the shade gardens along with some ivy I have sitting around. Time to move things around. I have got loads of Spider plants now as I planted a bunch of babies. So they will all come in for winter so next year I will have even more. Has anyone tried them in the ground?

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I am showing several views of the things on the deck. I have an old metal cooler and tool box under a glass table. All of those I got free. I use an old barrel as a side table to hold plants.
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My helpers
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The potted plants are useful because they can be moved where needed
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The stool is rather dilapidated now and I topped it with a slate so the top does not completely break apart
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I moved the old ice box to the back and like it better back there. That gave me another planter to use somewhere else. I love moving things around.

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Now I just need to dig the borders again and weed...............waiting for some cooler days.


The Country Nest said...

Love your pictures and the last post on Hostas....I love them too!
I look forward to more garden pics.

JoAnn ( Scene Through My Eyes) said...

I love how you change things up in the garden - the tables and stools are wonderful.

Craftymoose Crafts said...

What fun to change things around--always a new look! The little house looks pretty in that spot, too. We have lots of spider plants--I'm always potting babies, too, LOL, but only indoors. I don't think they could survive the winters here.

Btw, just because you asked...I listed a new flower basket on Etsy--not sure if you saw it on my blog or in my Weebly shop. So far, I have not found another "flat" wreath suitable for trillium. I bought the one you saw at Hobby Lobby when they opened & haven't seen another one since! I'll keep looking though.

Magic Love Crow said...

Your garden rocks! I love it! I love all the unusual things in it! You are very creative Janice! I agree with Deb, I don't think spider plants would be ok outside in the winter.
Take Care ;o)