We decided to take our gardening efforts one step further this year and not only weed, but also plant some new plants and take the garden up a notch to hopefully become an attractive landmark.
rosy orange tone of the base. This was good as these two colors are complimentary and opposite each other on the color wheel, but we needed to expand the palette a bit. So we widened it to include the colors between red-violet to red-orange and on the flip side of the wheel we had the range between yellow-green to blue-green.
I am so in love with the blue spruces! They totally nail the color of the statue!
paraphernalia so they had to go. They were recycled by one of our gardeners. We did keep most everything else that was already there - hostas, astilbe, and a couple of spirea.
Kids like dirt!
One of our gardeners is definitely a turtle lover!
We have some ideas of how this group might evolve to make a difference in our city, but first we need to address how to deal with the financial aspects of fundraising and non-profits. What we have is a great group of volunteers who are willing to step up. We have a zillion ideas for fundraising. What we don't have is a legit way of dealing with the funds so we are looking to form alliances to get help with that.
Turtle Boy, looking good! Here's hoping that everything takes. ;-)
Theatre Cafe around the block from our fair statue. Thanks Jeanette!
For those of you who would like to learn more about Turtle Boy and keep up with the Turtle Boy Urban Gardeners, he has a website!