Old house lattice garden …

dingbat

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The old house project is colorfully coming along …
thanks to self-seeding flowers that come up in every available crack.

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Originally this corner looked like a black and white photo.

The old lattice porch screenLattice and flower

Before and after fresh paint …

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Paint preserved it, and only a few pieces have needed repair over the years …
I had help with the high places. Sweet!

MM painting lattice

Bit-by-bit we rescued this corner … then quickly moved on to more needy areas.

Lattice room

Now when we approach this corner in high summer, this is what we see.

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As I rush by, I pull weeds and cut enough flowers for a bunch …

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I never thought of putting these colors together, but nature knew best.

Now I look forward to this riot of color every summer.

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