... in the middle of my greenhouse.
Isn't he handsome?
He's wooden, and just the right size to bring me and my new green-thumb endeavor ~good luck.~
He greets me each morning, and provides twenty-four hour company to shelves, pots, buckets of soil, plant starts, watering cans, and even a Christmas tree.
Yes, an elephant and a Christmas tree CAN coexist in a greenhouse.
I asked Dear Husband to cut some gutters into gradually longer lengths so they could be arranged like so:
I even found a star for the tippy top:
I'm going to attempt to transplant strawberries from outdoor beds to the gutters to see if they'll take. Strawberries would be beautiful ornaments, don't you think?
I added some other personal touches to this dream she-shed of mine:
... and even Buck came out to explore:
I hope to grow many more plants and edibles for my family in the years to come, and I'm certain other colorful characters and fun decorative elements will eventually find a home in the greenhouse too.
Here's what it looked like near completion:
Thank you, Dear Husband!