Garden Whimsy

For June, our newsletter will be short and sweet. With just a little imagination and maybe some help from Pinterest, you can create an outdoor paradise. Your garden can become your escape to tranquility and solitude, a place for reflection and meditation or simply a place of whimsical delight. The following photos are just a few examples...

 Fairy Light Watering Can

Fairy Light Watering Can

 Recycle and paint an old bike for a planter

Recycle and paint an old bike for a planter

 Stained glass bicycle wheel garden spinner

Stained glass bicycle wheel garden spinner

 Landscaping posts sharpened in to colored pencils

Landscaping posts sharpened in to colored pencils

 A garden easel...

A garden easel...

 A fairy house tucked away at the base of a tree. I've seen a wide variety available for sale on Etsy.

A fairy house tucked away at the base of a tree. I've seen a wide variety available for sale on Etsy.

 Brighten an old shed with colorful flowers made from plates and garden hose stems

Brighten an old shed with colorful flowers made from plates and garden hose stems

 I love this! Garden mats made from old garden hoses and zip ties...genius!

I love this! Garden mats made from old garden hoses and zip ties...genius!

 Put those marbles to good use!

Put those marbles to good use!

 Terra cotta pagoda pots

Terra cotta pagoda pots

 Paint dead tree branches for color...

Paint dead tree branches for color...

 Using E6000 silicone, glue copper pennies to a bowling ball. Make sure to bring it inside during the winter though.

Using E6000 silicone, glue copper pennies to a bowling ball. Make sure to bring it inside during the winter though.

 Something fun to do with your kids!

Something fun to do with your kids!

 Who knew saws could look so dramatic.

Who knew saws could look so dramatic.

 This is so clever ... I wish I had somewhere to do this!

This is so clever ... I wish I had somewhere to do this!

 Succulents in an old birdbath ... beautiful.

Succulents in an old birdbath ... beautiful.

 Garden tool trellis

Garden tool trellis

 Thrift store finds ... old bud vases and dishes

Thrift store finds ... old bud vases and dishes

 A different kind of garden border

A different kind of garden border

 Second life for these rain boots

Second life for these rain boots

Well, there are just a few ideas to get your creative juices flowing. There is no need to go into any expense. Hit a few thrift stores or see what's been hiding in the garage. Make your garden your own, you'll only have the summer to enjoy it.