Friday, July 12, 2013

Valor has a new home...

This is my new to me Kerosene heater I can only imagine it's History I am thinking the 2nd world war it stands 24 inches

The screen has a red lens some details, Stella Ruby and a couple of fence pieces

Around the yard the Prowler Owl is working out flowers and fruit what more could one want
My neighbor knows I have a love of old, round, rusty, metal, tools of the past, what I call Yard Art...
I have been doing a lot of mulching and yard clean up had a run in with mud wasps next post. Everyone have a great day!

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19 comments:

  1. Good Afternoon Rob, Well I never, I have not seen a Kerosene Heater like this since I was a child. My Gramps used to use one to heat up his greenhouse in the winter. I am surprised the plants survived as the smell of the kerosene was not very nice. It is much nicer as a garden ornament.
    Your clematis is beautiful, draped over your fence.
    I was wondering what is the name of your berries, as they look very large and gorgeous. At first I thought they were raspberries, but they seem too large, or maybe you have bumper sized raspberries in your part of the world.
    Have a lovely weekend.
    Best Wishes
    Daphne

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  2. Your berries and flowers are so lush and beautiful!
    I am SO wondering why YOUR 'junk' looks so interesting and neat and Louis Dean's JUNK looks like it belongs to Sanford and Son??

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  3. Your garden looks lovely- and that is a really neat old heater. Have a great weekend!

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  4. I love rusty garden art! Your garden is so beautiful.

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  5. Love the garden art and the beautiful garden! The clematis and berries look wonderful. Have a happy week!

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  6. Thanks for sharing your garden looks lovely!

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  7. I like the blue heater, and I wonder with you at its history.

    What a gorgeous garden!

    Happy Blue Monday, Rob.

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  8. What a great heater and lovely garden pictures.
    Denise

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  9. Vintage and fresh,pretty flowers go very well together.

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  10. What a lovely garden. I played too. Mine are here and here.

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  11. Rust and blues is never wrong together :)

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  12. Hi Rob,

    What a charming garden, so sweet and pretty!! Beautiful images, thanks for sharing!

    Visiting via Mary's,

    Poppy

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  13. Lovely vintage items and beautiful mosaic photography ~ nature's gems ~ Happy Week to you ^_^

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  14. OK, what about the mud wasps?

    Nice garden art, NICE garden, the berries must be so tasty.

    Joy

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  15. Hi Rob ... just don't know how you do it ... beautiful flowers, luscious berries and great Junk... what could be better. Thanks for sharing.
    Happy days ...
    Audrey Z. @ Timeless Treasures

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  16. The rustic stuff is great.

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  17. Lots of healthy growth in your garden! And so love those rustic pieces! Some fascinating items there!

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  18. Hi Rob, my first time here, your heater makes great garden art, what a great idea! And your flowers are just gorgeous. We're getting ready to makeover our whole backyard, from plain postage stamp to what I hope will look like yours. Thanks for the great inspiration! Take care - Dawn

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  19. You speak my language--landscaping that is!! I adore any old piece of metal with rust even better. I adore the old kerosene heater, I have one similar. Your garden looks wonderful.
    Ann

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Thanks for your kind comment.
Rob

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