Decorated Pumpkin with Pods, Berries, and Drieds

Here is an update on my post Succulent Pumpkins for the Fall at http://thegardendiaries.blog/2013/10/23/succulent-pumpkins-for-the-fall/ using a white pumpkin. There are so many unusual pumpkins on the market today that I wanted to see how this color would work and I really liked it! I used more pods, added fresh variegated holly, winterberry, green amaranthus, and dried burgundy cockscomb …

Scarecrow on Duty-The Fun of Creating a ‘Scarey’ Scarecrow

Scarecrows are fun to create from found materials in all shapes, sizes, and materials! Fabricated from a left over metal trash can and dryer vent pipe, and sheet metal findings from a house installation, my scarecrow was a fixture in my garden. When a recent blog posting of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society announcing a scarecrow contest hit my computer, I was …