Posted: Oct 3, 2012 10:12 AM
Updated: Oct 3, 2012 10:16 AM
Add a few year round no maintenance perennials to your landscape by converting discards and antiques into beautiful works of art.
This trio of flowers made from an old propeller and an assortment of mechanical parts is nestled into the garden bed.
The nearby plantings help connect the artwork to the landscape.
And no this isn't a bottle tree. A closer look reveals the blue petals and reproductive parts of a flower.
Convert old bicycle wheels into colorful flowers. Fill the spokes with translucent glass plates. Attach a bird feeder for your feathered friends.
And these ever blooming blue bells are just overturned blue votive candles on posts.
Old edgers create the look and feel of allium flowers adding year round interest to this natural planting.