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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

The Deck

There have been a few glimpses of the backyard deck in my recent food posts, but I figured I'd do the full tour, since last year's was, and still is, such a popular post.



If you were around back then, you may remember I had our outdoor couch and chairs set up on the deck and our dining table on the patio.  Wellllll, we're having a big friggin' problem wee bit of an issue with the neighbor's tree that I won't go too much into, for fear of launching into a cussing spree.  But I will say, I don't much care for consuming dead bug carcasses or their dripping goo with my dinner, so I swapped the location of the dining table.  I have yet to sit on my patio furniture even once this season because the "issue" is so bad.  Again, I'll stop talking about it, before I go off on a rant, and will just show you the deck as it is this year.


















Our neighbor gave me this old, rusty rack.
I cut down some old fence boards to make shelves for it.






So there it is.
Where I drink my cup of coffee every morning and where I can be found throughout the day.
Kid willin'.




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16 comments:

  1. Your deck is so lovely. How do you find time to take care of your lil darlings and do all that work to keep that deck so green and blooming?

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  2. I might just water my flowers if my deck looked that amazing!!! Bummer about the tree.

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  3. Looks beautiful! Perfect place to spend a summer afternoon

    Mal @ The Chic Geek

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  4. Mindy: What a fantastic deck--I love all the flowering containers and baskets, and how you've decorated the metal rack with shelves--very pretty. Neighbors can be very interesting sometimes--hope the sitch gets better soon.

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  5. It is GORGEOUS. I may be inviting myself over again soon. :)

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  6. I love it! It's just beautiful and so inviting. How do keep the flowers/plants looking so pretty?

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  7. And is that a Palm Tree in one of the photos? Love those!!

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  8. I love your deck. What a wonderful place to enjoy the flowers and outdoor living.

    Yael from Home Garden Diggers

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  9. Wow!i am in serious deck envy;) I don't know what neighbor issues you have, but hopefully you are still able to enjoy the space. I am working on a (way smaller) deck spruce up, and I wish I had your green thumb!! Nice job!!

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  10. THAT is not a deck...that is a FAIRY TALE deck! That is a dream deck! Love it!

    And of course the fairies in the tale do all of the hard work to keep it looking so lovely ? :) Nah, methinks there is a Keeper of the Deck who deserves much kudos for creating such a lovely space...

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  11. I love your deck, and the gorgeous flowers. I'm your newest follower from Thrifty Nifty. :)

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  12. Charming and inviting! I love EVERYTHING!

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  13. Ok, now I have deck envy although
    I also have a large deck that is
    really nice.
    It's all the wonderful blooming
    flowers you have there. I can't grow
    anything because it will not stop
    raining here and is so hot and wet.
    Oh, well, I just share yours!
    good post
    Sandy

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  14. I enjoyed ‘the tour’ around your amazing deck! It felt like I was in a real tour at some botanical garden or park. Did you plant those flowers? Their colors are comforting and warm to the eyes, and they give life to your deck. I would definitely love having a cup of coffee in a place with an ambience like that.

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  15. Wow! The deck’s awesome! The lush vegetation and all the greens are so relaxing to the eye. : ) My favorite pic is the 8th one from the start. :) Thanks for sharing.

    ,Angelina

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  16. You definitely have an eye for landscaping! Look at how you arranged those beautiful plants in your deck! Nice one! And, it was just really perfect that you put a patio umbrella there. It gives your deck a more inviting ambiance.

    Christian Renwick

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