Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Rain Rain Go Away!


Rain Rain Go Away!
I just wants to play!
I love gardening...
I found a whole bunch of wooden flowering pots at flea market prices.
Then I decided to try out a new local garden market.
Almost at flea market prices.

But somehow it just won't stop raining, and I'm getting anxious.
Ah..I looked up...clouds opening...and it stopped raining for a few hours.
I decided to check out  the dirt pile and fill up my containers.
Then I carefully placed all the plants into the wooden barrels,
using my favorite colors, RED!
Last year I tried some different arrangements..
but this year I went back to what works well for me.
 It was cold and windy, but nevertheless, a little dirt under my nails,
shows me that I've done something I love.

Finally I brought back the truck, ready for the big haul, and loaded them up.
 
It's still a bit cool, but who all knows what will happen when that first burst appears.
I'll  keep them in the garage, open the door for a few hours, and keep them watered.
At least they will be climatized and ready to produce some color.

Hopefully soon!


10 comments:

  1. Red geraniums and the green spiky things are just the flowers I choose! I love them. We are having great weather so I hope you get some soon, too!

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  2. You got lots accomplished....your containers look so nice and will be full and even prettier once the sun kisses them.

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  3. Love those pots you found at nearly flea market prices LOL! Hopefully we'll get a good stretch of sunshine soon!!

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  4. I see you are ready...for the sun to shine! Good job on rounding up all those barrel planters...and getting your plants in...between showers.

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  5. AnonymousMay 01, 2012

    I love those pots. Wish I could find some like that. I'm waiting for the weather to warm up a bit so I can plant mine. Red geraniums and dracenias (sp??) always work for me as well. Yours look lovely.

    Gloria S

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  6. You'll be all ready when the sun makes an appearance! I love red geraniums too.

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  7. Your pots look great! Oh - you've inspired me to get my annuals purchased and planted! I want my window boxes to look wonderful in September for the wedding - what should I plant in them I wonder??? Any suggestions? Geraniums are always nice and I love red too.

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  8. I just read your note about scalding yourself!!!! I hope you're O.K. - that really really hurts - yikes!!! Where do you work? I know it's somewhere where there are volunteers and that they have bandages - smile. Hope you're better soon!

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    1. It's slowly finding it's way to recovery. I worked at Trinity Western University for 10 years and now in my past 5 years I've worked at our local hospital in Chilliwack as the Volunteer Coordinator (half time) It's been a great time and have worked with wonderful staff, but the time is coming.

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  9. Yup, I agree, go back to what works well for you! And those planters are definitely working well for you! Gorgeous. Elegant, simple, low maintenance. Luuuuuv it.

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