"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. :)
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. :)
"Lorraine, all of our lilies are done blooming now. This picture was taken on July 1st. I love the orenpet lilies! They get so tall and have so many flowers once they are established! We're in the middle of a heat wave -- 5 days over 90…"
"I love these hollyhocks, too, Lorraine! Our soil here is also very acid and they seem to do fine. I noticed recently that one of our hollyhock plants has rust on it. Fortunately, they are pretty much done blooming. In early spring, something (a bug…"