cran·ber·ry
1. A mat-forming, evergreen shrub (Vaccinium macrocarpum) of eastern North America, having pink flowers and tart, red, edible berries.
2. The berries of this plant, used in sauces, jellies, relishes, and beverages.
cot·tage
1. A small, single-storied house, especially in the country.
2. A small vacation house.
cran·ber·ry cot·tage
1. A tiny house in the woods in the north of Holland.
2. Peace, quiet, paradise.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

I love garden junk!

I love old rusty garden junk! It is so much fun to jazz up the garden with pieces like this old garden fork. It holds my faded old wooden Home Sweet Home sign.


I found an old fishing fork (center) in our garage that was used by Jos' dad many, many years ago. I thought it was a shame that Jos wanted to keep it but never sees it sitting in the garage. Then we went to a thrift shop and found another garden fork  and a hoe. Both were all rusted and have beautiful old wooden handles. Jos bargained for them at only 1,50 euro for both and brought them home to hang on our fence.


It is fun to add things that give an old fashioned look to the garden.

Heidi

10 comments:

  1. Yay for the garden treasures! Love the look!!

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  2. I love that fence, I didn't see it before. I didn't come last year at all. First year I missed since you have been there.
    The tools look great hanging there. I will be waiting to see what you do with the last gate you just bought.
    Looks like right out of Better Homes and Gardens
    Love you, Mom

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  3. You and Jos made this garden such a beautiful place! I enjoyed chatting, drinking tea and stitching with you in your garden yesterday!
    Groetjes Sonja.

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  4. Such a lovely idea Heidi and the fence is beautiful.

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  5. Mooi gedaan met die 'riek'
    Wij noemen een garden fork een riek.
    Ik vind het ook erg leuk, dat ik nu weet dat 'kroontjespennen' en het Engels 'nibs" heten.
    En ja...ik kan kalligraferen,heb er nu een blogpostje van gemaakt, kun je eens kijken..het is al wel weer een paar jaar geleden dat ik het gedaan heb...zou het weer eens op moeten pakken..

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  6. Ooh, I really like the look of old tools hanging on the fence! It was so nice to see a new post from you, too. It's been too long! :-)

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  7. Die oude zooi staat hartstikke gezellig Heidi, is het ook nog bruikbaar?

    Dikke hug, Bep.

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  8. I like garden junk too. I think it adds a touch of whimsy and interest to the garden. You found a great way to display the fishing fork.

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