I designed this Planter for my Parents grave.. What do you t

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  1. bsewnsew

    bsewnsew Hardy Maple

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    Here is a planter I made up for my Parents memorial day gravesites.

    I had to purchase blooming plants over a week ago, they were much smaller then. I am hoping the get larger by memorial day.. Only allowed on one week.
    Sad

    I started with 1 spike 2.00
    1 white geranium
    2 white Imps
    3 red/white Petunias
    Planter was 1.00

    So for $12.00 do you think I made a mistake ?

    I made it up as I went along..

    b
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    I like it. Its basically the same as I do. We use flowers surrounding a spike in the middle. Yours is done very nicely.
     
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    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    I think you've done a really good job Barb and for only $12.00 dollars - unbelievable. :-D
     
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    bsewnsew Hardy Maple

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    Thanks Petunia,

    We are only allowed flowers on the graves here for a week......SO I buy ones I dont have here at home .

    I have 3 other spikes for my outside planters.. Might have frost 2maro nite..

    Thanks for the compliments..
    ;o)
     



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    stratsmom Flower Fanatic

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    I really like it!! Red and white are my favorite color combination. :-D
     
  7. bsewnsew

    bsewnsew Hardy Maple

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    Thanks stratsmom,

    Last year I grew from seeds red petunias.. It made the most gorgous bed.....
    This year I planted seed and they are about an inch high..LOL

    Son bought me a hanging basket for moms day , Purple petunias and purple verbena ..It is so nice..

    Oh I have a purple spinner beside it too on the porch.LOL

    b
     
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    glendann Official Garden Angel

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    That is a beautiful arangement.It will be great for the grave.
     
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    I think it is lovely, just lovely. It is nice that you can take care of your parents' space that way, too.
     
  10. bsewnsew

    bsewnsew Hardy Maple

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    Thnks
    glenda
    daisybeans.

    Its the thought that counts..
     
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    daisybeans Hardy Maple

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    You betcha, B. My parents' graves are in other states too far for me to care for... Your planter will look very pretty!
     
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    kuntrygal Texas Rose

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    B, you did a surperb job. It is beautiful. My parents and husband are too far away for me to visit. Very, very nice.
     
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    Droopy Slug Slaughterer Plants Contributor

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    Lovely planter, Barb. You're good at that.
     
  14. Sjoerd

    Sjoerd Mighty Oak

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    That's a very nice-looking planter, Barb. It's plain to see that you took your time with making it. I like your choice of red and white.
     
  15. bsewnsew

    bsewnsew Hardy Maple

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    Thanks

    Dsisybean
    kuntrygil.......... I live about a mile from the cemetary and I feel I should do this .Do not feel bad if you cant......A prayer is just as good , it travels far an near.

    Droopy
    Sjoerd,
    Thanks :stew2: bunches for the kind words.....
    Retirement gives one time to play it all out.LOL

    Have a nice day..
    b
     
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    EJ Allotmenteer Extraordinaire

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    Well I think it is lovely. A lovely choice of colours, subtle, yet pretty and perfectly balanced.

    Can you not put flowers on their grave throughout the year then? I have never heard of this before.

    I think you did an excellent job.
     

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