Barb By: Barb
Update on lavender pots

Bless their hearts...the little four-inch pots of lavender that I planted have done exactly what I wanted them to. They've filled the IKEA galvanized planters and are perfect in front of the garden shed.

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  • Barb 7y

    Ann...I'll have to google lavender and see what I can find out about pruning lavender. My other plants are in the ground and I've just let them grow into bushes. I guess I'll have to do something with the ones in the pots.
  • Myrwin 7y

    All types of lavender do best if deadheaded regularly; otherwise, the plant stops flowering and producing leaves to put all its energy into making seeds. I prune mine anytime from late fall to early spring. To PaperNest, you can cut it back quite severely if it's looking really ratty.
    Honeybee on lavender
  • Barb 7y

    Myrwin...thanks so much for the lavender tips. I'll be sure to prune!
  • Danny Liv 7y

    For a moment I thought the chicken was wearing certain obligatory footwear items :))
  • Barb 7y

    Danny, even the chickens around here wear green wellies!
  • prima seadiva 7y

    Nice shot. I like the symmetry with just a touch of orange there in the nastursiums
  • Pernilla Andersson 6y

    Looookin´ goooood!
  • Pernilla Andersson 6y

    Oh!!!! Eureka! Wellies is such a footwear as your picture shows!!!!! Now I understand! My lexicon didn´t told me that!!! Our word is not as beautiful:
    GUMMISTÖVLAR, in a direct translation: rubberboots. ;D "Wellies" Aha!!!
  • Barb 6y

    Pernilla Andersson Wellies is the British term for rubber boots, named after Wellington who was the first to wear them, I believe.
  • Madhu 6y

    Absolutely PERFECT!
  • lat454205 / Lisa 6y

    This is one of my favorite shots of your cottage.

    Just love what your eye sees and the potential.

    These Ikea planters would look great with anything...but your ideas amaze me.

    Well...your rocks and sea glass, I forgot about.

    Let's just say...I love your photostream : )
  • CathyH_ 5y

    I hope you don't mind but I had some fun with this photo you took.
    I'm not using for anything except to practice.
    Chicken in window by CathyH_
  • Barb 5y

    CathyH...what fun! I wish I had a program so I could play about with photos like this. It almost looks like a painting, rather than photo. Clever you!
  • CathyH_ 5y

    Thanks again, it IS very fun to play with photos. I also like your photos of all your cool vintage finds.
  • Avant-Gardenist 5y

    i love you just the way you are, please come h ♥ m e
  • Lu Bodaczny 5y

    how adorable
  • The Big Sister 5y

    Aha. I see we like the same kinds of chicken!
  • blairdashpb art 5y

    that's a beauty of a shed!
  • H.Tilbe 5y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called All things Lavender , and we'd love to have this added to the group!
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