|HGTV Gardening By The Yard with Paul James|
Putting your own personality and flair in your garden is more than just designing the layout of your plants. I was introduced to the term, "Garden Whimsy" one Sunday morning via the gardening guy himself, Paul James.
So What is "Garden Whimsy"?
Glad you asked....take a peek at an archived article by Paul James on HGTV.com. He, of course, explains it best......
Basically anything goes that expresses a fun-loving attitude about playing in the dirt!
Garden Whimsy can be strictly decorative.
Painted Pig decorates deck
|Painted Pig before|
|Painted Pig after|
Whimsical Cherub Blows a Kiss
Metal Butterflies Add Whimsy to a Boring View
Three Dollar Thrifty Decorative Birdhouse
Old Iron Butterfly Lantern Lands in the Pine Tags
See, Hear, Speak No Evil Frogs
Plate Flower Dances with the Sedum
Garden Whimsy can be signage.
Garden Whimsy can be utilized.
Copper Hose Pot lined with wine bottles
Garden Whimsy can be sat upon.
Garden Whimsy can be containers.
Free find treasures as planters
Garden Whimsy can be a water supply.
Rain chain and decorative pot
Cat bird bath
Salvaged bird bath top on top of copper planter
Decorative copper wall plate used as a bird bath
Garden Whimsy can support wildlife.
Butterfly and Insect Drinking Dish
Too small for this guy!
Garden Whimsy is for the birds.
FUTURE GARDEN WHIMSY.........
Thank you, Paul James, for the inspiration! May everyone be as whimsical as you!