Even my deck containers are blah this year. The Ipomea vine in the center container has not grown at all since it was planted the beginning of June--that is unheard of!
This dark-foliage vignette still has no blooms:
The only colorful spot right now is the entrance to the deck. DH gets the credit for this display.
He had flowers left over so he planted a number of small containers in the same flower combo and placed on the steps He insisted on doing all the planting himself. I think he did a great job!
I am really enjoying J's new hobbies--helping with the garden and cooking. He is even cooking on the weekends. Last night he grilled this steak and foil-wrapped redskin potatoes with onions:
The meal was delicious.
I have always envied women who had husbands who cooked for them. Now I have one-- I am a lucky woman!
I also did another project this week that caused this:
This pic was taken after 7 days of healing....No kidding! If you want to find out what caused this click here.