Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Outdoor Wednesday

What could be better than Outdoor Wednesday this time of year? Things outside my window are absolutely beautiful without me even trying. The woods are leafing out, the birds are singing, the frogs are REALLY singing. It makes my heart feel lighter!

We've been planting maniacs. Here's some of our progress:




Little window trough under my laundry room window.



Window trough on my patio. Can you see the little plate planted in the dirt? Inspired by Ramona!


My very favorite - red geraniums.




See that white foam on the pond? The pond pros tell us that it is fish eggs. I sure hope they are right. We've never had it before.


Thank you for coming by. Thank you Susan at Southern Daydreamer for organizing us. I enjoy reading your sweet comments. If you have any input about that white foam I'd love to hear it!

40 comments:

ellen b said...

Your geraniums are great and I do hope you get fish!! Happy O.W....

southerninspiration said...

Love the red geranium......I picked up a hot pink one for my front porch. I'll have to see if I can post a few pics tomorrow of my work.

Suzanne

Love the window box, too, with a plate in it!

Simply Dandy said...

I love geraniums, especially those on your banner. Your new banner and wallpaper are absolutely adorable, so cheery and happy.

Hugs,
LeAnn:)

Cass @ That Old House said...

Love the caladium in your window box. they are such interesting plants -- such amazing foliage.

Lovely pics... and who doesn't LOVE red geraniums?
Cass

Thoughtfully blended hearts said...

Geraniums, especially red ones, make such great photos. Your yard is beautiful...thanks for sharing...

Carol said...

Your new banner is awesome! Your plants look great. Can't wait to get ours planted this weekend. I'm planting geraniums too!

Hugs,
Carol

Light and Voices said...

Oh boy....you have been busy gardening. Those red geraniums sure do add curb appeal.
Joyce M

Fifi Flowers said...

Love the window boxes!

Smilingsal said...

That red just pops!

Shelia said...

Morning, Stacey! Oh, how lovely everything is! Your pond is magnificent! I love it all! Your new blog dress is darling, too!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia :0

the pleasures of homemaking said...

Fish eggs! That's pretty neat I hope so too! I love the red geraniums!

Manuela

Michelle@Fromhousetohome said...

Keep us posted on the fish eggs, how neat!

Your plantings are looking great, love those window planters.
~Michelle

Just a little something from Judy said...

Stacey, I LOVE your new header picture!! Red geraniums are one of my absolute favorite flowers. My mother always planted them. They brighten up every flower bed and pot. You have so artistically planted each pot. I am looking forward to seeing them grow. I really like your fish pond. Beautiful, relacxing post today.

April said...

Gorgeous, Stacey! You can never go wrong with red geraniums in my book! Wow...if those are fish eggs, you're going to need a bigger pond! LOL!

Christi @ A Southern Life said...

Love the plate planted in the trough. So many pretty flowers. Interesting about the fish. Thanks for sharing.

Mary said...

Your boxes and planters are going to be so gorgeous come June! You have a lovely blog.

Nancy said...

Stacey, Your flower boxs are beautiful! Love that fish pond! Hope you have lots of fishes! Nancy

Happy @ Home said...

Hi Stacey,
Everything at your place is looking good ~ from your new blog design to your flowers and pond. How interesting about the white foam. Keep us posted.

KBeau said...

I definitely need to redo my window box. It currently has a couple of weeds sprouting. It is next on my list.

Your things are beautiful.

Brenda said...

I saw that white foam the other day! I thought it was just from the water gurgling from the spitters. Maybe this is what it was, that you're describing. It didn't fill up the whole pond, just one end. At any rate, window boxes seem so romantic. Love them.
Brenda

Angie said...

First of all let me tell you how in live I am with your new blog design. It is THE cutest I have ever seen! Seriously! I am going to have to click on you several times a day just so I can look at the cute header and background. I need to get some iron planters like yours and get busy planting. I actually have one, I just need to find a place to hang it. I love geraniums too, of course, because they are red!

Angie said...

I meant how in love, not how in live. I hate mistakes when I type!

Barbara said...

Stacey, Love the new Blog. and your post for today is beautiful.
Edmond is not too far from Texas, so we will still consider you one.
Will be waiting to see the baby fish.

Theresa @ Take A Sentimental Journey said...

Wow Stacey that is alot of fish eggs !! I love geraniums too. One of my favorite flowers.
I love your new blog dress !

Darlene said...

Hi Stacey,

I LOVE your new blog look...too CUTE! All of your plants are BEAUTIFUL!!! Did you get any rain in your area today? It poured like crazy around here for a couple of hours and is still thundering. We definitely needed it!!!

Crystal said...

Hi Stacey,
I just love your header and your blog. Love those red geraniums also. Happy Outdoor Wednesday!

Thanks for sharing!

Sandra said...

Hello. I do believe this is my first time visiting your blog. I love your geraniums. :) I love your pond too.
Sandra

Femin Susan said...

Geraniums make such a beautiful photo. your yard looks great. thanks for sharing.

Greetings

FOR THE SAKE OF TIME said...

Your planting looks wonderful. I do love the geraniums. They are so hardy in the heat of summer. I have been planting too but not flowers. I am waiting for Mother's Day to do that. Hopefully there will still be some left to purchase.

Thank you for sharing.

Amy said...

Hi Stacey,
I just totally love your pond. What a wonderful place to sit by and enjoy the nice weather. I bet you will get a lot of use out of it as the weather gets nicer and nicer.

Oh, I am so glad your friend liked your pin! I always like to hear that. Don't worry, decorating tip of the day will be back...just been super busy with yard work and haven't had enough time. You'll see it again very soon...Amy :)

Buzzings of a Queen Bee! said...

So beautiful!! I love all the obvious work you've put into it!
Carrie

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

I love your window troughs. How are they attached to the brick? My husband won't drill into our bricks to hang something under the windows, and I reeeeeealy want to do this! Love your pretty pond, and how exciting to be anticipating fish. laurie

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

I love your window troughs. How are they attached to the brick? My husband won't drill into our bricks to hang something under the windows, and I reeeeeealy want to do this! Love your pretty pond, and how exciting to be anticipating fish. laurie

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

Still loving your new blog look! laurie

An Accomplished Woman said...

Your yard looks fabulous. I need to plant all weekend. And your blog facelift makes me smile everytime I see it.

Cynthia

Michelle said...

Gorgeous...absolutely gorgeous! Love your garden design but the pond is the star.

Southern Lady said...

Stacey, I love your new blog design ... it's so pretty and cheerful.

And speaking of cheerful, your geraniums are beautiful there beside your gorgeous waterfall and pond ... and I love the little picket fence in the background ... so pretty!

I hope you will have lots of baby fishes you can share with us soon.

sunnymama said...

How exciting to have fish eggs in your pond! It's a lovely pond too :)

Susan @ A Southern Daydreamer said...

Sorry I am late getting around to visit... I hope you had a Happy Outdoor Wednesday....and that you will participate again soon! Thanks for sharing your photos.~ Susan

Deb said...

Love your pond and your blog! I'm going to add you to my blogroll!

Deb