Wednesday, June 15, 2011

:: Planting Flowers ::

Hello everyone! I hope you are having a wonderful Wednesday! It is a beautiful day here, the sun is shining, a bit of a chilly breeze is blowing & we had a couple nice rainstorms move through last night & this morning. Which is great for my plants! I thought I would share some (well a lot) of photos of my plants that I recently got all potted!

It felt so good to get some dirt under my nails & arrange all of the different plants that I brought home. A very relaxing Sunday project for me!

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THEN on Monday my hubby called me & said he saw THIS sign at the greenhouse….so of course I had to go back for more flowers to pretty up our back deck! Thanks for the tip honey!

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Here is what I chose for the deck, I stuck with the same color scheme as I used on the front of the house. At 50% off I got the two pots too!

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I can’t wait until the red geraniums bloom!

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And here is our deck this morning after the rain. My hubby just stained our deck a couple of weekends ago, it looks so nice! Great job done!

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And last but not least, I went with a red, white & blue flower theme this year…so I hung a slate flag & a grapevine wreath on our door.

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I hope you all enjoyed my little outdoor tour. I am crossing my fingers that I can keep all of these plants alive through all of the weather conditions mother nature may throw our way! Hot, hot sun, WIND & driving rain etc. Wish me luck, my thumb isn’t too green!

A little “garden” quote…words to live by:

"If we make our goal to live a life of compassion and unconditional love, then the world will indeed become a garden where all kinds of flowers can bloom and grow." ~Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

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Have a wonderful day everyone!

Until next time, take care.



  1. Sarah,
    I love all your potted flowers. I too have decorated in red, white and blue outside.
    I think the half price deal was a no brainer.
    I would have bought some even if I didn't need them. I have been a follower of yours for a while now. I posted some photos of our farm and not all my flowers had bloomed yet. They are blooming now and I had put out all my pots too. I hope to post those pics later. Stop over to my blog if you want.
    Country at heart

  2. Your flowers look lovely. Red geraniums are my favorite. I love planting flowers too. Love the crocks too.

  3. Hi Sarah, Your potted plants are so pretty. I just love your deck, so inviting. Would love to sit and chat and share a glass of tea with you. But not for long, I would want to go to all the neat prim places you find to shop. (ha) Hoping you have a great day.

  4. Your pots look amazing! Love the colour theme you choose! I always do red geraniums!! Love how you filled your crocks with flowers! I might just have to use that idea next year!

    Beautiful job! And your green thumb looks pretty good to me with what you chose for flowers!

    Have a great day!


  5. Your potted pots are beautiful and given a month will look amazing! I loved the garden tour! Thanks Michelle.

  6. Everything looks just beautiful Sarah! I know you will be enjoying your yard and deck this summer!

  7. Sarah your deck is gorgeous and I love the plants you chose for your pots.I think you must have a very green thumb .Love it all!Jen

  8. cant beat flowers in a crock... esp love the red wing! beautiful
    Elisha at Grown by Grace @

  9. Love all your pretty pots, front and back, and you can't beat a half off sale! The refurbished deck looks great, Geoff did a good job. Enjoy the sunnin' and grillin' out there. Your big sis! :)

  10. My husband picked up a 10 gallon crock from an estate sale recently and I had no idea what to do with it. Love the idea of dropping some plants in it. You've inspired me to pick some mums soon and place a few in my crocks :)

    Love your blog, have a great day. ~Valerie


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