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Mama always wanted me to hang ferns on this porch of mine. I wish I had, for her but just didn't relish watering and babying them with the hot sun that shines down on this porch.

Gather your tools to get the gardening job done. I love this hat. It is a favorite.
Although the ferns I purchased recently don't hang, I hope they can survive the Summer out here.  We will see. 
Gwen mentioned the ferns to me at the farmer's market, for locals. Somer of Southern Produce and Plants said this particular variety of fern would make it in our hot sun.  It's called Kimberly Queen.
That was in April and now May I find myself trying to rescue them.  It is not the ferns, but my neglect of them.  I came home placed them in the side yard, got busy and forgot about them.  Oh, I make myself so mad doing that!  I buy things they sit in pots and sometimes for so long that they take root to save themselves!  These had not taken root, so I guess it could have been worse.

This poor baby had seen better days!
I went about gathering pots, manure, bucket, water hose etc.
Pulled and cut the dead fronds
There they are freshly potted!

Oh my, what a view!
I like them!
They seem to give the area a more relaxed feel!

I like the white Verbena along with the pink Zinnias

The view to the side looking out from the porch.
The white roses in bloom
Do you see those 25 gallon black pot trees in the background?
Those are my Snowball Bushes!
Taken today
I like the new growth
They are very pretty!
I happened to Look at this and thought to myself, "This can't be staged, this is true life."

Sweet Tea with lemon
My gardening hat, which I love!
Tools are outside the picture
I am hot and tired!

Sitting next to the table I thought, "It just doesn't get any better than this"!
I must think I am in an island paradise!
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