Hi from Ten Gables Cottage,
Today it is supposed to reach 85 degrees, so I decided to spread some of the red mulch in the rose garden early before the heat set in. I call it The Rose Garden even though it is really a space between the driveway and the house and is landscaped with other plants as well. Anyway, you can see how great the red mulch looks with the brick around the outside of the house as well as with the brick pavers on the porches.
Another peek of the mulch, but check out the beautiful Allamanda which is blooming profusely.
Now, here is a question for you. What in the world am I going to do with this old stove. It is in a corner of the porch, just for decoration, and the paint is really chipping (Shabby Chic). However, even though Shabby Chic is stylish, I feel it needs to be scrapped of old paint and re-painted to preserve it from rust, even though some people love rust. So I am thinking of painting it again and then opening the door and putting a pot of trailing flowers inside, as well as a pot in the back of it and sort of repurposeing it into a planter. What do you think? Any ideas? Help me be creative!! Your comments are welcome!