LAST SATURDAY, my precious garden peeps and I went on the local garden tour. It was surprisingly delightful with perfect weather and lots of laughter. I filled my entire memory card with photos. But I won't take up your entire day with a bazillion pictures. Today's post will feature the garden art and Part two will be all about the plants and vignettes. So here we go.
|This vintage mirror has a ghost-like quality that I absolutely love.|
|The owners of this sign had the three remaining seasons hanging in other parts of the garden.|
|Not everyone goes for rustic but I do and I love this piece.|
|This photo isn't very good so let me explain. The wire sticks hold driftwood pieces.|
Trust me it looked really cool.
|Raise your hand if you live by this mantra.|
|In a few weeks when the Russian Sage blooms, this is going to look fabulous.|
|Stuff like this is so charming.|
|Hens & Chicks surround an aging penny-clad bowling ball.|
|Kermit would appreciate this.|
|So simple, yet so charming.|
|I admit, I wanted to take this vintage bicycle home.|
|Flattened blue bottles. How did they do that?|
|I'm a sucker for aging galvanized metal. Is this an old garden sprayer?|
|This rusty thing is way cool.|
|This was in my friend Bobbie's garden but I couldn't ask her what it was because people|
were lined up to get their plant questions answered.
It looks like a makeshift water pump.
|This vintage yellow chair looked perfect above a carpet of |
green sedums and beside the dark foliage of
|This abandoned tractor would make some people grimace but I love it.|
|Check out my friend Bobbie's vintage windows. The door is going to nowhere. It's magical.|
|I have one of these pump handles but mine is much smaller.|
|This birdbath has a sweet Asian feel.|
|Dang. I mistakenly trashed my vintage reel mower. Why did I do that when it|
could make such cool garden art?
|I want more of these.|
|Mindy, these are for you. Whenever I see insulators now I think of you.|
|Every garden needs a few birdhouses.|
|And finally this quirky, mossy fish planter topped with blooming Saxifrage. |
How cute is that?
Next time, the plants, I promise.