||Sadly, that didn't last all the
the 31st. Along the way, we had near-record rainfall for the
That and the accompanying winds took all the leaves off within a week
On the bright side, the soggy
it easy to "plant" the "trees" to begin with, so I can't
In fact, once the first group were stripped, I added a few more "trees"
around the yard to enhance the effect. It could conceivably be
still further with the addition of cobwebs and a blacklight.
Or birds in them. But maybe next year.
2013/Tip: I need to add a lot more pictures from subsequent
years when I've done similar, but the easist way to "plant" these is to
use a spade-tip drill bit. I had a 1" bit with a 12" shaft, and I
could drill the holes I needed in seconds! Really great if you
have a huge front yard like I do now.