Sunday, May 30, 2010

WINDOW BOXES ON A BUDGET

Happy Memorial day everyone! I'm sure many of you are enjoying the beautiful sunshine and getting all of your flowers planted. I know many of us are struggling with tighter budgets these days. I wasn't even sure if I would plant flowers in my boxes this year. Then I came up with this. I bought one hanging basket of geraniums and cut it down the center. I added some vines from the yard to fill in the gaps and voila! I think it looks pretty good and it cost less than $15. We have been so busy here with boys and baseball, end of the school year activities, and that new and very naughty puppy!! Wishing you all a Happy Memorial weekend!!!!


12 comments:

Tracey said...

Thank Goodness you're BACK! Have missed you so much!! xxx

Theresa said...

Well Hi there Jen, I have missed you! Your window boxes are beautiful, nothing wrong with saving some money. I call that smart! Have a blessed day, HUGS!

Jenni @ nest to keep said...

Hi Jen! I love your window box of flowers~ it looks wonderful!

I hope you are having a fun Memorial Day weekend, too, naughty puppy and all! :)

Marilyn said...

I love your boxes....I too used garden vines to get more bang for my buck!!
Here's a tip....Most every year I buy the biggest Spider Plant I can find & root the "babies" as they root quickly. Then I put them in & among the flowers in the boxes. They fill & spill fast!!
Stop by my blog for my Summer GiveAway!!
Love,
Marilyn
xxoo

Marydon Ford said...

To add to Marilyn's write, spider plants always separate easily & hold over nicely indoors during the winter for reuse outdoors in the spring.

G'day, Jen, have missed you, also. Your window boxes are wonderful.

Have a beautiful week.
TTFN ~ Hugs, Marydon

Jenni said...

Hi Jen~

I just wanted to say hello! I hope you are all doing well, and having a wonderful summer! :)

I hope you have a beautiful day!

Callie said...

Great idea! The window box looks wonderful.

Karen Long said...

Hi, my name is Karen from
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I wanted to introduce myself.
I came by your blog and have enjoyed visiting it,and I will be back. I hope you will stop by to visit me when you get a chance..
God bless.

Theresa said...

Hi Jen, Just checking on you! Miss seeing your face and hearing about what you are up to:)

Have a blessed day! HUGS!

Flowering Pear said...

Fantastic idea! The window box looks wonderful. I like it..
Thanks for sharing..

Sweet Cottage Dreams said...

I love your window box, but Dudley couldn't be any cuter!!!!

Hugs to Dudley!!!

xxoo
Becky

Helen Keyes said...

It will be more beautiful and impressive in the next season when it's growing up with more flowers.

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