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Saturday, August 8, 2015

Flower Boxes on the Back Deck!


My flower boxes at the back of the house have done really well this summer.  I don't have much sun in that spot ... lots of big shade trees ... so I planted shade loving coleus and they have grown so big that I've clipped them a couple times and started new plants!  My aunt used to do that and put them in quart jars in water and tuck them away in a window in a little potting shed.  She would leave them there all winter and have new plants in the spring!



When Miss Phoebe was just a toddler, I started putting little figurines in these planters. One year I used a bunch of ceramic chickens, another year I had ceramic fish from the dollar store. This is the second year I've put these thrift shop figurines in the boxes. See Pinkie and Blue Boy?

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1 comment:

  1. I was admiring some beautiful coleus today and thinking I should have planted some this summer. Your flower boxes look lovely.

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