Fall Containers

Fall Containers

I woke up this morning to take the dogs outside and couldn’t believe it. There was a slight bit of coolness in the air! For Floridians who have been putting up with the unbearable heat and humidity since May, this slight break in the weather is a big deal. I am sure that many of you in other places are surprised that we celebrate 66 degrees. For a few weeks I’ve been trimming my summer containers back, trying to keep things in bounds and looking their best. These were planted in April, so six months later they are starting to go downhill. I am confident that if I gave them a hard pruning and watered more often they would come back well, but truth be told, I am ready for a change too.… Read Full Post
Easy Fall Containers

Easy Fall Containers

It has finally happened.  Today was the first cool morning that we’ve had in over six months!  I am trying to hold back on my use of exclamation points, but it is very difficult!!!  If you’ve never lived in Central Florida it is hard to imagine just how hot it is– for six straight months.  I am talking doesn’t even cool down at night kind of hot.  Miserable heat and humidity. But today we have our first break from that oppressing heat.  I am not sure who is happier, me or 007, he just can’t stand the hot weather. So that being said, I got in the mood to bring a little bit of fall to our house.  One of my summer containers was looking a bit spent so over my lunch hour I ran to the closest box store to pick up a few things for a fall themed container.… Read Full Post
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