Love the contrast of the geranium and sweet potato vine against the weathered wood, and the different greens of the ivy and hosta. A pretty spot. Great rocker.
I like!! The colors are very pretty together.
Love the graying rocker & red tool box with the plants, looks so antique & the wagon adds a nice touch. TFS Jan
Thanks for looking, hope you enjoyed ........ love looking at everyones unique style also.
Hopefully I will have time to post a few more pics!
What an awesome rocker!! Love the red planter and sweet potato vine in it!
WOW that is sooo neat.
Gorgeous! Brings back memories. Years ago, Dad asked me to haul off his front porch rocker. A major ordeal, in & of itself, as he never threw anything away that had potential life left in it, but it had been repaired so many times it was beyond hope.
I *planted* it in the garden along with a morning glory. It was glorious! Dh travels a LOT so didn't notice right away. I came home from work one day to find both chair & vine gone. Gone, I tell ya! I ran inside yelling 'we've been vandalized!' & dh says, 'oh, that ole chair, it was broken & covered in vines so I tossed it in the trash pile.' Note this was the very day of trash pickup. My lovely bit of history was, well...history.
Trust me when I say, dh NEVER made that mistake again, lol. To be fair, he's since *seen the Light* and often volunteers to help with garden junk projects, often bringing home stuff with 'potential'. I had to forgive him.
My Dad's gone now, but your post brings back sweet memories of rocking on the front porch with my daddy of a hot summer's eve while sipping on a tall icy glass of lemonade. *sniff*
TFS. Dad's b-day is next week...your pic made.my.day.
Digger, you should be a writer I was hanging on everyword and felt it, I had to wipe a few tears away, thanks for sharing your story, I think a lot of us really like to have a few pieces that hold that special place in our hears, you look out and memories do come flooding in., they the giggles of the new stories and new memories . Best of luck with it
sricha, you are too kind. I agree there's nothing like looking out at one's garden and being flooded with the warmth of special memories from days gone by. I hope that I'm creating giggles and new memories with my g-kids... I'd consider it a blessing to pass down that gift from my daddy. I've printed your lovely pic as a reminder of what's important in this life.
Thank you for this gift.
I can't add anything to the comments above. But thanks for the memories. Thanks for sharing! JLily
Nice rocker for the garden!
This only problem I would have with it
is -RAIN- It would have rotted this year
in my garden, because we have had so much
of the wet stuff. The painters set a couple
of heavy wooden chairs out in the yard,
and the next time I had a chance to look
at them (even before they painted-because
of the rain) and they had mold on them!!!!