SO, the start of our Dutch colonial re-do has coincided with the onset of gardening season!
Perfect timing! Sort of.
Our front yard’s naughty, ancient + ugly shrubs have been yanked out of the ground :
Sadly, I’ve been advised/instructed that NO foundation landscaping can occur until after the house is re-sided.
I just HAD to plant something!
I’d never seen those flowers before — at first, I thought they were a new variety of impatiens.
Their name starts with a “T” — Torinia? They grow to 8″ high.
I’ve had that HEAVY ceramic urn for years — this season it’s sporting a Boston fern!
Yesterday I bought a pair of white wood, cottage-y containers:
Now . . . just what to plant inside them!?