Here’s a quick and easy way to make a scarecrow.
Push broom, old bathrobe, Shenandoah Switch Grass (or other type of grass) and rubber bands.
1. Shove the broom handle end into the dirt. Make sure that it’s sturdy.
2. Slip the sleeves of the bathrobe onto the bristle part of the broom.
3. Tie fabric belt.
4. Cut grass and make three separate bundles. Secure each with a rubber band.
5. Tuck grass into neckline and sleeves.
(Photo & Styling- © 2014 Martha Browne)
“…George Bernard Shaw’s daily routine was formal and invariable, particularly after his wife died, in 1943. In spite of all his blasting away of set patterns of humanity, he was conservative by nature. He was up at seven every morning, took two hours to read the mail and eat breakfast, then went to write in the hut he had built for himself out in the garden…”
“…The Writing Hut, at the bottom of the garden, was where Shaw did his creative work. He himself designed the small structure, and it is suspended from a metal armature so that it can revolve to follow the sun…” – Elizabeth Lambert for Architectural Digest, 1982.
(Photo- Derry Moore)
A garland of metal leaves is perfect for the front door or fireplace mantel.
(Photo ‘Walk This Way #20′- © 2014 Martha Browne)
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Walk This Way #19
My sister’s garden in North Carolina.
(Photo- © 2014 Martha Browne)
The Country Girl c. 1915-1920
…’Earth On Her Hands‘ by Starr Ockenga
A peek into the creative lives and work of eighteen American women gardeners. You’ll be inspired to put earth on your own hands.
(Photo- Starr Ockenga)