More GJ Planters the Ponds

jeannespinesMay 13, 2011

The other day I planted this old Copper Kettle & Copper planter ... today I added my brown metal teapot to the vignette...all you totem people gave me the idea of making this "totem-like" w/a big brown insulator I bought at a GS last yr, I think:

Here's a better view of the Teapot totem ...I use teapots to water my plants:

A "short" totem, I know! LOL! And here's another view...the barrel pond is at this corner...where I showed the metal froggies the other day:

At the fish pond I used these planters...the cement square one w/pea gravel finish is quite old...bought it as a 2nd & it stays out all winter...tho I turn it upside down:

At the other end of the fish pond is a cedar wood planter (gift a few yrs ago) & I filled it with Petunia's & an iron frog stepping stone (clearance buy last yr from HLobby)...I love HLobby!)

You can see that same glass totem birdbath I made in May has done good! It's so fun to get ideas from this forum!

Another view shows the Red Dogwoods a bit & some of pond bridge. Seeing this pic, I think I need to add another of my cement 'Shrooms! TFLookin' & hoping May brings some more good weather after these upcoming couple days ahead of rain & cold! Jeanne S.

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Jeanne, everything is beautiful. It all just fits together so wonderfully!

    Bookmark   May 14, 2011 at 12:25AM
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It's all beautiful! I love the bridge across the pond.

    Bookmark   May 14, 2011 at 12:49AM
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You have the neatest stuff, and the neatest yard, making me wish I was living next door to you to really enjoy it. I love it all, and have for a long time.

hugs, Karen

    Bookmark   May 14, 2011 at 12:55AM
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It's great to see your pretty birdbath again! I inherited a couple of copper pots like yours from my father-in-law. Now I'll have to plant them. One has holes rusted through the bottom so no drainage problems there. Your insulator is really different. I have never seen one like that before. Great ideas and pretty pictures! Keep 'em coming!

    Bookmark   May 14, 2011 at 1:52AM
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It all looks so nice. The mosaic planter, frog stepping stone to go with other froggies, the bird bath near the bridge! Very refreshing! Jan

    Bookmark   May 14, 2011 at 2:06AM
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Everything looks wonderful. I especially love the green birdbath.

    Bookmark   May 14, 2011 at 5:33AM
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rock_oak_deer(8b TX)

Very pretty, it's all coming together so well. I always enjoy your combinations. TFS.


    Bookmark   May 14, 2011 at 9:07AM
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Thanks, GJers...appreciate your comments.
So enjoyable to be outside (sometimes the 50's lately & sometimes the 80's & 90's...LOL!) Now if I can only catch up w/the weeds everywhere...will take some time since it's a late Spring here in IA.

GJ forum has given me so many fun ideas! So back at ya...keep the ideas & pics coming! Jeanne S.

    Bookmark   May 14, 2011 at 10:11AM
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Yes it all so cool!!!

    Bookmark   May 14, 2011 at 9:34PM
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Great pix, the brown teapot totem-ette is precious and looks great in it's natural surroundings. I've always loved the bird bath also.

    Bookmark   May 16, 2011 at 1:10PM
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LOVELY!! I love your pond area. Also the green totum. Thank you for sharing. JLily

    Bookmark   May 16, 2011 at 1:21PM
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Everything is so lovely! I love everything. You have a good sense of balance and color. I love the birdbath and teapost totems. The insulator is super cool!! Good job and again, TFS!!---Sheri

    Bookmark   May 16, 2011 at 2:36PM
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concretenprimroses(4B NH)

Beautiful! You really have a way with arrangement and color.

    Bookmark   May 17, 2011 at 6:47AM
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