Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Step by Step . . . oooo baby!

Did you get it??? The New Kids on the Block reference??? Don't make me write out the whole song, it's not like I know all the lyrics by heart . . .

"Step by Step, oooo baby
Gonna get to you girl
Step by Step, oooo baby
Really want you in my world

Step, hey girl in your eyes
I see a picture of me all the time . . . "

Okay so I do . . .  embarrassing!!!!

Anyway,
What does a 90's boy band have to do with our back porch? nothing really except for the geraniums on each step of our back landing.

I LOVE the look of potted plants going up a staircase! And for some reason they have to be geraniums, I don't know why, that's just the way it works in my head :)
So  3 terracotta pots, 3 terracotta saucers, some pebbles for the trays (to ensure good drainage) 2 - 6 packs of geraniums later, and we have some color and life on the back porch.


Max likes them too :)


Step by Step . . . . oooooo Geraniums! haha

15 comments:

  1. I am a big fan of geraniums! I plant them in pots for my front porch every year. I like the bright red ones usually but these pinker one here today are very pretty! I like that cascading down the stairs look too.

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  2. Love! Of course. :) There really is something about geraniums and terracotta pots!

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  3. Post made me laugh, love it!

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  4. Definitely one of my favorite plants, especially in a terracotta pot!

    Max is so stinkin' cute, he's the perfect accessory.

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  5. I love Geraniums! Love the look of pots on staircases too.

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  6. Too funny! I just read this from a GREAT site "The Renegade Gardener" and then I read your post! So what do you think? Is it true?!
    http://www.renegadegardener.com/index.htm?content/182_au_revoir.htm~mainFrame

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  7. Woops...that didn't work! Go to the Renegade Gardener and click on designs and then click on "my last damn rant on red.."
    The guy is hysterical!

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  8. I like flowers traveling up steps, too. Those look awesome!

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  9. Anonymous!
    I would agree to not having red in the front, but no red at all seems crazy to me, I love my back porch red geraniums and I can almost promise I'll have them there next year too!! hehe
    The guy is hilarious though! I think I'll flip through a couple more of his posts!! :)
    Thanks for the link
    ~A

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  10. Geraniums are the best! I can't kill them.
    Red are my absolute favourite.
    Max...such a cutey.
    xx

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  11. Step 1 We can have lots of fun
    Step 2 There's so much we can dooooooooo
    Step 3 It's just you and meeeeeeeeeeeeee
    oh god look what you've done I'm going to that that song stuck in my head all day now lol.
    I do love the pots on the steps too :)

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  12. I love your style. Every little project you tackle always comes out looking fantastic!

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  13. beautiful flowers, you chose a great color

    love seeing how your house is coming along and changing with the seasons!

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  14. Thanks for the geranium LOVE and Max says thank-you too :)
    ~A

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