I added some metal pumpkin luminaries to my fall "deckorating"
Over the weekend the door and window trim got updated. We bought the paint over a month ago but fell behind in our pursuits. It's called Heritage Red by Benjamin Moore and I love it! You can see the little windows on the garage door that Dan trimmed. The outer edge that frames the window is now the same brown color as the deck which was selected to match the windows on the house. You can see the window frame on the side of the garage as an example of what I mean.
I never showed my topiaries I put together in September.
I used the pine needle straw as a base to to help keep the pumpkin from sitting on dirt. I figured it might start to rot quicker if it was sitting directly on soil. There had been plants growing in these topiary cages all summer that I removed since they were looking tired. We took one of the metal frames with us when we went to the farm market and searched for pumpkins that would fit.
We had a very active thunder and lighting storm early in the morning! A few more leaves fell as a result. We're beginning to see the colors changing around here- just a tad later than normal.
I took this yesterday when we headed to town. Some pockets of color are showing up.
We still haven't had a killing frost so these plants on the right that I included in my vignette are still growing!
I bought this one about 3 years ago. We went back to the same place and they had more of them and more sizes.
Don't laugh too hard but I gave them rain bonnets! LOL… I didn't want them constantly soaked so I covered them up.
The coloring after the rain was so rich I had to take a few pictures. You can't beat autumn in the north!
I'll add candles and light up the luminaries for Halloween!