Thumb of 2014-10-28/pirl/c7acae@pirl submitted this image in the Containers category of the The 2014 All Things Plants Photo Contest.

pirl added a caption:Old pot with Cascadia Improved Charlie hybrid petunias.
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Nov 19, 2014 11:02 AM CST
Name: Jennifer
48036 MI (Zone 6b)
Cottage Gardener Houseplants Spiders! Heucheras Frogs and Toads Dahlias
Hummingbirder Sedums Winter Sowing Peonies Region: Michigan Celebrating Gardening: 2015
I was marveling at how well the arch frames this container and then I saw the piggie bird bath!!! Squeal with delight!!!

It is amazing how an old pot can look so elegant with just the right planting and placement.

Great job!
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Nov 19, 2014 11:31 AM CST
central Illinois
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Hosted a Not-A-Raffle-Raffle Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Plant Identifier Garden Ideas: Level 2
Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Avid Green Pages Reviewer Photo Contest Winner: 2014 Photo Contest Winner: 2017
I missed the pig initially...neat!
Nothing that's been done can ever be changed.
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Nov 19, 2014 1:09 PM CST
Name: Arlene
Southold, Long Island, NY (Zone 7a)
Region: Ukraine Dahlias I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Houseplants Tomato Heads Garden Ideas: Level 1
Plant Identifier Photo Contest Winner: 2014 Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Celebrating Gardening: 2015
That piggie seems to end up in every photo taken in that spot. Piggy piggie! I do have a fondness for them.

The copper arch was from a trellis my husband made that the wind helped destroy so I put the top to use at the potting bench. Once the 9'9" trellis displayed a Jackmanii clematis but you can see how the wind tore off the top.



Thumb of 2014-11-19/pirl/5ad478


Thumb of 2014-11-19/pirl/058c6d

Piggy shows up a bit better here:


Thumb of 2014-11-19/pirl/4ddb5b
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