October 26, 2011

Fall on the Porch

I thought I would take some pictures of my porch before the mums die.
They seem to be hanging in there though,
despite my non-green thumb! 

I am the first to admit, I can't keep plants alive.
I mean how hard is it to just water these things when they need it?
As long as they last through Halloween I will be happy though!

I think mums are an essential part
of outdoor Halloween decor!

They add so much color and a festive fall feel.

This weekend we will be carving these.
The kids can't wait.

As you can see,
they added their own decor to the windows.
These little stick-ons came in my wonderful

And I still have my sign up
to ward off any more "secret ghosts".

I bought this fruit hanging in Michaels a few years ago.
I just had them add the ribbon.

 And there you have my fall porch.
We're almost ready for those tricker treaters!
Only a few more days - hang in there mums!

Can you keep your plants alive?

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11 comments:

  1. Beautiful colors - I know what you mean the mums never last long enough. I have been pinching the dead heads off of mine hoping they will continue to put on new buds.

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  2. Absolutely gorgeous! I love the fall colors against your door. :)

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  3. Very pretty entry! Seeing your pumpkins helped me to remember to buy some today for carving this weekend! :)

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  4. Looks great! I have a green~ish thumb and mums are tough for me...I fertilize and water the heck out of them, and still I'm lucky to make it to Halloween. I love how the kids added their own touch ;-)

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  5. Mums always say "fall", and yours look especially great! I am a horrible gardener...I get all these grand plans and then forget to water. And I also absolutely hate to pull weeds!

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  6. My mums are sadly dead. Before Halloween and Thanksgiving. Thank you 99 degree weather. Blah.

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  7. Mums + pumpkins = Beautiful fall decor. Yours are beautiful! Lovely entry!

    Donna

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  8. Love the classic look with your black door! I need to paint ours, as we have a Golden scratch mark on it, she's lucky she's cute! :)

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  9. So pretty....I love the color combo of the mums and the pumpkins! My 13 year old already got into the Halloween candy....I have to buy more for the trick or treaters!

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  10. Gorgeous!!! Fall is a magical time of the year!

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  11. Gorgeous! What a lovely entrance!!!

    Happy Hallowe'en!

    Linda
    beachside cottage

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