Two rusty cream cans, three vintage farm tools, an old heating stove, a distressed chair, a cracked old crock, a buggy wheel, Dutch wooden shoes, an enamelware coffeepot, and a futon back painted white, are all leaning against this outside wall of my house, or in and among the plants.
Here's a tool of some kind to loosen the dirt, a seeder given to me by a neighbor and a pitchfork.
A very, very rusty old cream can once owned by a farmer from Bagley, Minnesota, (according to the tag) with purple trailing verbena and white alyssum.
Now in bloom and a little behind the woolly thyme is the creeping thyme and two varieties of creeping, yellow blossomed sedums.
This is an old Perfection stove. It has been in my gardens for years and has one leg almost rusted off.
It's a red Lantana and a sign I purchased at the Tattered Angel, locally.
I actually should be the "Junkin' Princess", as my Mom would qualify as the "Junkin' Queen". She has been at it a lot longer than me.