Thursday, August 2, 2007
Care and Feeding
Hanging baskets are beautiful this time of year. These are hanging on my front porch. They take much care and feeding to keep them looking so lovely. I water them everyday with 15-30-15 fertilizer and they bloom all summer. I've learned to not let the baskets dry out because the tender plants don't recover well after that. I'm showing these because I just love them.
The Shoofly Potpie doll quilt from Kim Diehl's book (Simple Traditions) is all done, well the top is complete at any rate. It looks especially nice draped over my DH antique radio from the 1920's(I think). When you turn it on, the radio lights up (dial is hiding under the lovely quilt) and a really nice humming comes out of it. DH might fix it up "one day", the original tubes are still in the back. Could you imagine the excitement for a family to be sitting around one of these and listening to the evenings programs. This radio is fairly fancy so was probably a big purchase for that time period. My how things have changed.
Thanks for visiting!