Hi everyone, I hope you all have had a great summer! It has been a hot one for sure and my gardens have sure felt it. The perennials are winding down before the Autumn chill sets in and I can't wait for cooler temps! I thought I would share a few pictures that I took this morning around the yard.
These are my front gardens. They are two years old and I am hoping next year they will fill in even better. We had quite the problem with Japanese beetles this year eating everything in sight. We got a few new pieces of yard junque this summer. Those are frogs sitting under the cement umbrella. I couldn't resist when I saw the set at a local antique shop.
The old rusty stove grate on the front stairs holds herbs. Hubby has a tiller addiction and we now have 4 in various places around the yard plus birdhouses!
This is a view of the side of the house below. Woops the old red sled is still out in August! I guess it will stay through the Winter now :)
Below is the side of the garage and outhouse ( shed now). This is where I use my nautical junque. The old rusty funnel on the side of the garage did have a plant in it but the hot sun did it in.
Keep cool and enjoy every day!
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