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My Porch Garden

This is my much beloved porch garden I take pride in it for a very personal reason. Several years ago, while vacationing in Key West, I suffered a massive stroke. The emergency room doctor told my husband that I would not live through the night. Now I use the strengths I do have to do what I love- create beautiful things.
Time: 1 Days Cost: $10 Difficulty: Medium
Attached are a number of photos of my porch garden. Once an avid gardener, I had to come up with a way to continue doing something that I really enjoyed. Living in North Florida, I had to research plants that would stand up to the stifling Florida heat, yet provide beautiful colors.
I love the mixture of purples, yellows, and pinks, contrasted by the dark and light greens. I enjoy sitting in my garden getaway while enjoying a cold, refreshing drink.
The perfect pop of colors and textures that I have been working toward.
Don't let anyone tell you what can't be done. With a little time and a lot of determination, you can do it.
Thank you for looking at my lovely little garden. I hope you enjoyed. Peace be unto you.
  • Wendy
    on Jul 27, 2017

    What a beautiful oasis, enjoy the fruits of your labor!

    • Jayne
      Jayne Las Vegas, NV
      on Aug 29, 2017

      So lush and comforting and nurturing is your "porch garden" I scrolled through the photos many times here at my desk in Vegas! Thank you for sharing. I am off to buy some plants! Jayne

  • Noemie
    Noemie Israel
    on Jul 27, 2017

    Wow this is so nice, and the boot/planter idea is so creative!

  • Sharon Curry Robinson
    Sharon Curry Robinson
    on Jul 27, 2017

    Oh My, I am smiling so hard my face is literally hurting!!! I love the beauty of the outside and you have capitalized on GOD's beauty in a fantastic and creative fashion. FULL SPEED AHEAD!!! Much Love!

  • Shoshana
    Shoshana Great Neck, NY
    on Jul 27, 2017

    What a beautiful, colorful garden! It looks so peaceful

  • Yair Spolter
    Yair Spolter Brooklyn, NY
    on Jul 27, 2017

    WOW. WOW. WOW.
    Thank you for sharing your Glori-ous Garden with us. My day will be so much more cheery now.
    Keep proving the doctor wrong!

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