I went into town this morning and bought three cheap...and I do mean cheap mums..$2.50 each. They are a pretty rust color. I planted them by the mailbox. If they do not last beyond this fall season..it will be fine. The limpy green plant is pachysandra.
I pulled it up from this flower bed . I bought a flat of this ground cover while we lived in town. I think I have grown a dozen flats of it. Plus given many bunches away.
It does not grow too tall and has a little yellow flower right in the center of each stem.
While I was in town, I went to the park. Here's the newer type of jungle gym. It's made of nylon ropes.. There's a couple little climbing pads on it too. I mean really.....now kids can't conk their heads on metal bars...what kind of fun is that? LOL. Recycled trees for the mulch here.
This is the toddlers' play area. They have all plastic equipment, which is safer. But look at the ground.
It's shredded tires. I'm just not into this whole heartedly. I would rather see just plain old grass or mulch. I worry about what could be in these recycled tires.
Now this is awesome recycling. All the benches in out park now are made from recycled plastic lids. Plus they are donated for every purpose or group. We have a setting of four benches all dedicated to the vets of all wars.
This bench is for all vets. I notice today there are some now in a newer color of tan. They were up by the gazebo.
This is also a good recycled project. The little sheltered area for the water fountain . Instead of tearing it down, they just got a new fountain. Painted up in a bright color with cartoon like drawings on it. Love this. There's a yellow one by the toddlers' area.
Hope everyone's enjoying their week. XO