A vintage salmon pink trowel! This is the first one I've found. Have some other nice sturdy green ones. These old trowels don't bend when you dig into a bit of clay soil like a lot of the new ones. And we have a few vintage McCoy pots. I'll be out searching for more vintage pots and garden tools this weekend.
Also took in a bunch of old fashioned bushel baskets this week - an inexpensive big planting container - just line it with garden cloth before adding dirt. And how about using a mop pail to plant a big geranium?
Antique tool boxes are the right size to plop a couple of big pots of flowers in - or to use as a coffee table on the porch! Bert's tool box is painted orange inside and has the original liner tray.
FOUND has some plant holders made with rulers. These are manufactured, but we also have yardsticks for those who prefer DIY!
Enjoy these beautiful Spring days!
p.s. the Ann Arbor Farmers Market had a wonderful selection of annuals and perennials yesterday. check them out on Saturday or Wednesday...Continue reading