Planting My First Junk Garden of 2017

I purchased this old table at the thrift shop for $5.  I really didn't want the table, I wanted the heavy metal base.  I didn't even care that it was rusty.


After removing the table top from the base, I added a square scrap of board and attached a galvanized laundry tub.   I also drilled in some drainage holes.

 I purchased a couple of HGTV combos for $7.99 from Menards.  Although the tag said Pink Flirt, the combo was not as pictured.  

 My combo had sweet potato vine.

 Diamond Frost Euphorbia.

 Sweet Alyssum.

 And pink zonal geraniums.

 I added two of the combos to my laundry tub, along with two Proven Winners Argyranthemum frutescens 'Butterfly' (Marguerite Daisy) 

This is the Butterfly Marguerite Daisy.

Other annuals I am using include LANTANA - BANDANA ROSE.
 
Pink seed geraniums and Snow Crystals Alyssum.

I am arranging my flowers in the tub and in the bed. Six more Marguerite Butterfly daisies will grow and cover up the a good part of the base. 

I like adding vertical interest to my flower beds.  Last year I had a stool in the center of this bed but the Butterfly Marguerite Daisies soon covered the entire stool.  I am sure that they will not cover this pedestal, but quite a bit of it.


I added the white alyssum around the edges and between some of the annuals too.  I may even add a few more alyssum.


So here we are on May 19th, all planted.  Stay tuned for updates!

Late July Update Photo!

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4 comments:

  1. How fun! I love seeing the photo showing how the daisies fill in...looks like a great variety!

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  2. This is going to be wonderful . . . a show stopper for certain :)

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  3. Can't wait to see the growth on the plants. Great idea.

    Judy

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  4. What a great idea - and the flowers you picked out look terrific in your planter.
    Mary

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