Native to eastern Asia, hosta came to the United States in the 1800s. Hostas are prized in the shade garden for their large leaves in different shapes and colors of green, deep blue or creamy variegated. Plants are categorized by common characteristics (species) and cultivated varieties (cultivars). According to the American Hosta Society, there are hundreds of hosta species and thousands of cultivars. www.ehow.com/about_5391375_types-hostas.html#ixzz0qVivJKds In my own backyard…
Cannas work well in containers- don't spread that way!- & this one with the burgundy striped leaves really makes a great fall statement. I like the zinc looking container too. Great planting combo with the grass, coleus, & highlights of orange.
Description: forged iron, miller plasma cut, embossed plate steel, and found objects, all welded with a miller auto set 140 these are 72 inch stylized flowers for the yard or garden Tools and materials used in completing project: gas powered forge, rosebud heating torch, anvil, leg vise, miller auto set 140, plasma cutter, 50 ton air powered press To find and share additional welding project ideas & plans, visit: www.millerwelds.com/interests/projects/ .
This post brought to you by Miracle-Gro. All opinions are 100% mine. One thing that is so nice about living in the south is that we are able to have grow beautiful flowers in containers throughout the fall and even into the winter! Now that the cooler temperatures are moving in, my backyard patio planters ... Read More about Fall Planter Ideas