Finally...Summer has Arrived!

May 24th, 2013 in blog, projects     
suewhitney Sue Whitney, editor
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Whats not to love about succulents? Great color, great texture, and you have to try really hard to kill them!
This just might be the sweetest littl chicken feeder I have ever seen. Lanette bought this in Ohio. She left it here so I planted it up for her. Shhh...its a surprise. As if Lani is not going to read this post. :)
The combination of blue glass, white linen, and the well patinaed metal makes me all warm and fuzzy!
OK...thes puppies were bought at an online auction. I think somewhere around thirty found their way to me. For a while they were in my category of things I dont know for $400...but I think I figured it out. A little birdie told me that they are trugs for carying plumbing parts. Co figure!
A great feature.... they stack. Love it! If you dont use them for you succulents they would make excellent storage cubbies for wee little junk pieces. You can see in to the cubbies even when stacked. Sa-Weet!
Fill the cubbies almost to the brim with good old black dirt.
Carefully plant your succulents and/or flowers.
Add rocks around plants. Ive run out of whitty things to say...can you tell?
More pebbles and moss for texture.
Heres your close up.
And heres the whole thing sitting in a canoe. Where else would it be. Happy beginning of summer to all!
Whats not to love about succulents? Great color, great texture, and you have to try really hard to kill them!

What's not to love about succulents? Great color, great texture, and you have to try really hard to kill them!


I am a HUGE fan of succulents and I found two great junk containers to become homes for my little beauties. 


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Comments (5)

CreepinJen writes: I just bought some succulents and now I'm inspired. Thanks!! Posted: 9:10 am on June 3rd
CottageElements writes: Jimbo, you don't even need to go as far as Minnesota, but we'd love to have ya! I bought it in Ohio at the Extravaganza. It was the cutest little pitcher, but alas I believe I forgot it in Diane's truck...along with this cute little chick feeder. But we certainly won't stop you if you want to take a road trip and come visit us :-) And like Motel 6, we'll keep the light on for you!

Lani Posted: 3:52 pm on May 27th
JunkArchitect writes: WoW...urine specimen bottle!?!?! What's Lani talkin' about? I may need to take a drive to Minnesota to see just what goes on when the two of you are playing with junk.

Oh yeah...cute project.

Jim


Posted: 5:08 am on May 27th
CottageElements writes: Oops...guess I forgot something in the trailer. I knew that little chick feeder was darn cute. I'll need to figure out another project with it...ha! ;-) By the way, did you find the urine specimen bottle yet in the mix?

Lani Posted: 3:44 pm on May 24th
georgiamoon writes: Those trugs are fabulous. I am going to try some succulents in a narrow galvanized tray I just got last week. I will look at your instructions carefully while doing it. I hope mine turn out as cool as yours did.
Happy summer to you too!
Georgia Posted: 3:24 pm on May 24th
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