Hi friends! It has been quite some time since I wrote a blog post. I was so excited for Spring, and then Summer went way too fast! I’m joining my fellow blogger friends today, sharing our Fall Greenhouses/Potting Sheds….I invite you to head to their blogs as well, at the end of this post!
Fall is such a beautiful time of year and we have had such wonderful weather so far! To add some Fall touches to the shed, I started some ornamental cabbage from seed for the first time ever, with the intent on using them in my shed window boxes. I started them July 1st in a seed tray, and when they were big enough, planted them in the garden to continue growing. They kept growing and growing, and then I realized I had bought crane mix. Which are great if you are going to use them in bouquet’s. They were quite tall, and weren’t really what I had in mind. There was no way they were going to fit in the window boxes! Note to self, when purchasing seeds to start, pay attention to the variety. I still used them in front of the shed. We dug them out of the garden, and placed them in individual pots inside galvanized tubs (that hid their long stems) So I purchased mums to sit inside the window boxes. For something a little different, I placed a pumpkin in the middle of two mums in each box.
I didn’t want to purchase mums for the wire hangers. Mums add up when you are buying alot. And besides, they need alot of water, and I was very honest with myself…I knew I would get tired of grabbing a stool and watering the hangers every day. So I placed a big pink pumpkin inside each hanger.
The old wheelbarrow my dad gave me was planted with herbs for the summer. I wheeled it around to the front of the shed, and placed a couple of pumpkins in there as well. This was a favourite spot for Coconut to curl up in.
I put together a hydrangea wreath for the door, and I was really pleased with how it held up outside in the rain and wind. I think one of my favourite parts of the Fall shed are the foxglove flowers that grew in the cracks of the cement “porch”. They are one of my cottage garden favourites, and I was quite happy that they had reseeded there.
The wreath my daughter made me, looked perfect inside, hanging on the cupboard. The faux pumpkins scattered around in the shed were nice to see when I was repotting plants, or curled up on the lounger on a cool day.
As you are reading this, I am taking this all down and starting to decorate for Christmas! I like to do it as early as possible because I am not a fan of the cold! Thank you so much for stopping by to have a look at how I decorated my shed for Fall!
And be sure to stop by my fellow blogger friends and be inspired!
7 Greenhouses, Potting Sheds & She Sheds On Fall Tour - Blog Hop
Click on the highlighted title to follow along on the tour:
Decorating the Greenhouse for Fall - Down Shiloh Road / Greenhouse Garden Tour - The Flowering Farmhouse / Fall Inspiration from our Farm by Southern Home and Farm / How To Prepare Your Greenhouse for Winter- Azure Farm / 9 Greenhouse DIY & She Shed Ideas for Fall - The Ponds Farmhouse / Fall Decorating Ideas for Outside The Greenhouse - Shiplap and Shells / Fall in the Potting Shed - Hyrdrangea Farmhouse