• It’s About Blooming Time ~ Spring Potting Time!

    Posted on April 25, 2014 by in DIY home and garden craft projects, Recycled and repurposed items as garden art, Things that inspire me in the garden

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    Our Fairfield Home & Garden’s vintage potting sink

     

    Well, it’s about blooming time, isn’t it? That was without a doubt one of the longest winters I can remember and I, for one, am glad to finally have spring here again. Even now, the days are deceptively warm and the nights shockingly cold. So, during the day, the herb and vegetable starts come out in the sun to start hardening off but retreat to the covered porch at nightfall to avoid a frost.

    Two kinds of basil, parsley, rosemary and cabbage seedlings all await their introduction into the garden. Seeds have been planted in the raised beds of cold hardy greens, carrots, radishes and peas and are just beginning to emerge, little green shoots above the dark earth.

    The potting sink has been dressed in her cheery apron skirt and the French bottle dryer pressed into service as a flower pot holder. Sweet smelling stock flowers add some color and scent as I plant seeds and dream of the flowers to come.

     

     

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    Ready for spring planting today!

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    Sweet stock and clean pots ready to plant!

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    Aprons held up by clothespins skirt the potting sink!

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    Herbs & vegetable starts outside to harden off.

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    My Spring-time Potting Sink!

    Some more Spring posts for you!

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    Our Fairfield Home & Garden’s birdhouses and flowers ~ click to take a peek!

    pansy http://ourfairfieldhomeandgarden.com/signs-of-spring-at-our-fairfield-home-garden/

    Signs of Spring at Our Fairfield Home & Garden ~ click there!

    May Day Basket http://ourfairfieldhomeandgarden.com/diy-project-gather-flowers-for-a-may-day-basket/

    May Day Basket hung on the screen door handle ~ click for the tradition!

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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3 Responses so far.

  1. Feral Turtle says:

    I love your potting table and the aprons add such a sweet touch!

  2. Barb says:

    Thanks, Amy! That drying rack gets pressed into service for all sorts of purposes!

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