I choose the yard light pole as my start point. This is where I build my garden
I started with a few bushes. Perennial is all I plated because they will grow bigger each year.
The next few photos are of the flowers as they bloomed
I found some old logs in the back yard, and a bird house the kids made when the were young. I sanded the log and applied linseed oil. Then I painted the bird house and attached it to the log.
That got me going. Next I painted the light poll and a plant hook. I started adding solar light.
Went to the back yard a got another log. This time I found an old sauce pan. I sanded the rust out and painted it. Nailed it to the log and the birds love it.
As you can see I have added another log with a small pan. I also hung a humming bird feeder. I placed my sego palms in the garden. This is a lot of fun watching it change.
I decided the birds needed a big bird bath. Another log and this time I found an old charcoal grill. I sanded it and painted it and attached it to the log.
Then I found an old street sign and an old wagon and tri-cycle. Sanded them and painted them. This is what my yard looks like now. We love to set out and watch the lights come on and change colors.
- Old junk
- Sand paper