Adding Some Color To My Porch

I don’t normally have much of  green thumb, which is why I never attempt to keep plants, but this Summer my front porch really needed some lovin’. I think I’ve just felt really cooped up in our little rental lately, and since I know we’re not moving any time soon, I’ve been “nesting” outside. No, I’m not preggers, I’ve just really been missing interior design lately. And since I obviously can’t change anything on our rental, I’ve been moving outside to add some color to the space.

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A few weeks ago my mom (who DOES have a green thumb) gave me some plants for my front porch. I was worried at first, because I KILL every plant that I touch, but she told me not to worry because these things will grow like weeds. Weeds, you say? PERFECT. I think I can handle that.

And for those of you wondering, these miracle plants are called Purslane and they bloom SO many colorful flowers everyday. They are awesome! I water them once every other day in our Texas heat. And just an FYI, they bloom anytime the sun is out, and “go to sleep” when the sun isn’t out.

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I’ve also been accumulating a bit of a succulent garden as well. Apparently these are nearly impossible to kill as well. I’ve had them for a number of weeks/months and they’ve stuck around, so I guess that means they like me. I guess we can be friends.

Related Post:  Front Porch Inspirations

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I just finished my front porch mini makeover, so I will be posting about that soon, but today I wanted to give you guys a little sneak peek of my pretty flowers and succulents. I love how much color they add to our house. It makes me so happy every time I walk in the front door!



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