There is a sidewalk from our driveway to the front door. Between this sidewalk and the fence is a small, quiet garden. This particular garden has a water feature and a park bench, where I love to read. There are several tube style bird feeders tucked into the trees. After being still and reading for a while, I look up and am surrounded by finches!
I like to add a little privacy from the street by using a couple of shephard's hooks and hanging baskets.
It doesn't block the view, but certainly softens it.
This year, Mr. Big Stuff chose only purple flowers for the hanging baskets: calibrachoa (my favorite), wave petunias and verbena. All in purple.
Good choice! ;-) -Marci
Oh SOOOOOOO pretty!!! I wish I was blessed with a green thumb but alas it is black...so I will enjoy your beautiful blooms!!! : ) hugs!ReplyDelete
I agree! All that purple is gorgeous!ReplyDelete
It looks so lush and green!!!! Jealous! ;) The hanging baskets are so pretty!ReplyDelete
Hi, Andrea! Thank you for the compliment! Stop by any time! -MarciReplyDelete
Hello, Pom Pom! We seldom do mono chromatic baskets, but I really like what he chose! Please come again soon! -MarciReplyDelete
Hey, Kassi! It's been so hot and dry here, the baskets are about the only things that aren't brown and crunchy! 'Sure hope it rains soon! BTW... I am totally jealous of your super cute throw pillows! ;-) -MarciReplyDelete
Beautiful pictures! I love wave petunias they are one of my favorite annuals. I found you at the under 500 followers linky. I am a new follower!ReplyDelete
Hi, Paula! Thank you for the compliment and welcome to he adventures! -MarciReplyDelete
super pretty, thanks so much for sharingReplyDelete
I love hanging baskets! You have a beautiful garden! LizReplyDelete
I love hanging baskets and yours are especially nice! Love the purple with the greens. So pretty!ReplyDelete
Thank you, Trish! Thank you, Liz! Thank you, Suzanne! We hope rain will come soon! -MarciReplyDelete