"A metal one would make a great yard art turtle...just add legs and a head...or a ladybug, just paint it red with black dots and add a couple of antennae...or a birdbath, just mount it on a post...or donate it to kids who make robotic toys...it…"
"Or...paint the 'removed guts' and use it in creating some unusual 'yard art'. Or...if it still works, plug it into one of those outside 'motion detectors' so that it 'screeches' at anyone intruding into…"
"I see a clunky piece of plastic headed for the junk pile/rubbish bin...might also make a good target for .22 practice; or a 'cage' for catching mice/rats (leave the hose hole open for this purpose); or it could be the head of a (really…"
"I've never grown Oriental Lillies, but I grow a ton of others. My Asiatics do spread like wildfire, but I don't mind. My gardens are a bit haphazardly put together, anyway. The more plants, the merrier! :-)"
"I see a nice piece of drift wood as a focal point, with some grasses and succulants. (does that sound masculine?) I think it would make a great planter. And if in a warm zone a cactus or three would be nice.
Hi Wally. I saw your post about the Peter Pepper seeds in Vegetable Gardening. I have some seeds from a friend of mine and I wouldn't mind sharing. I also wouldn't mind saving some seeds for you when ready. :)
"We had an inch of rain last night, so I just went out to check that my new orchids did not get too wet. They are up against the house under the eves, it did get in a bit but not enough to worry about."
"Vicky you might need a dog, the place has been empty for a while and sounds like some strange people are hanging around. Are their neighbors close by, I am a bit concerned for you on your own. But don,t want to put you off either, I think the move…"