Grandma Barb’s This and That

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Harvesting

I thought today would be a good day to harvest my hydrangeas.  I found this old rusty thingy on the curb.  I guess it is used for hanging bird feeders on.  But I thought it could have other uses too, like hanging pots or for drying my hydrangeas.






So I got busy and cut the nicest, biggest blooms.  I tied 4 together in a bunch and did 5 bunches.


 Don't you just love this old string holder.


And here they are hanging in all their glory




I bet you can't guess what I'm doing here.


I'm harvesting moss.  I have a lot of moss growing on the north side of my garage.  Last year I cut some and used in flower arrangements and on top of  the soil in potted plants.


And here is my crop this year.


I hope you are all having a good week.  Until next time.


Barb

I'm linking up to Outdoor Wednesday at A Southern Daydreamer

6 comments:

J Bar said...

How interesting.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

Raindrops and Daisies said...

Love the green hydrangeas
they look amazing.

What a good idea to hang them like that.

Lovely

andrea said...

Ooooo the moss idea is neat! I wish I was as good with indoors plant life as I am with outdoor plants. Is that old hook from a purple martin bird house set? andrea @ townandprairie

Patrick's Garden said...

I'm loving your hydrangea tree. Makes a beautiful feature by itself.

My Little Home and Garden said...

I'm all for drying hydrangeas! Don't you love the fresh green colour, particularly when it's all wintry outside!
-Karen

Jo said...

That is awesome,this is great way to dry Hydrangeas,and that is one cool old string thingy.
~Jo