It's summertime and many folks are enjoying "staycations," giving them time to work on their gardens- whether it's tending to plants or adding individual accents to make a yard unique! Have a gander at some of the interesting folk art, funky planters, and other personal touches Downhome submitters have spotted on lawns!
"This unusual flower pot was discovered during a backpacking trip west of Burgeo." - Submitted by Derrick Mercer
Lamaline Folk Art
"Taken on the Burin Peninsula." - Submitted by Essie Brake
Recycled Tire Creation
"Taken in South Brook." - Submitted by Gloria Young
Bedrock? No Rock Bed!
"My wife Shirley was going to grow a flower bed, but she got some bad seeds with a lot of weeds, so she took all the flowers out and made it into a rock bed." - Submitted by Herb Noseworthy
She's Gone B'y!
"This was a scene we drove by on our way to the Random Passage site this summer! We couldn't help but have a little chuckle and take a picture!" - Submitted by Jill Ridgely
"A Band All of its Own!"
"This is a garden I saw today in Gambo when I was passing through. I stopped and took a picture -I thought it was so cute and unique!" - Submitted by Lauretta Wheaton
Upside-Down Tomato Planter: Newfoundland Style
"I'm a Newfie living in Ontario. What do we do with all our empty beef buckets? Grow tomatoes, of course! Taken August 25, 2011 in Brighton, O.N." - Submitted by Marilyn Baker
Toad n Boots?
"The things you see in the backyard." - Submitted by Marilynn Crotty
Unique Basket Hanger
"Taken in Harry's Harbour, Green Bay, NL." - Submitted by Robert Carter
Change Island View
"Yard art - The Notty B'ys Band!" - Submitted by Trudy Veitch
"I wanted to do something different with crocks other than throwing them out." - Submitted by Viola Gallant