Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Trick-or-Treaters Path

There is a fairly long walk (especially for a child in a hurry to claim their Halloween treat) from the sidewalk to our front porch.  The trick-or-treaters are focused on the treat they will soon receive and don't notice any of the outside plants or decorations.  The adult chaperones for the youngsters may take notice.

The walk leading to the front porch is shades of purple, pink and white thanks to the planting of Ornamental Kale.

These plants are interesting all season but take on their vibrant color when the temperature begin to drop.

Most of the trees in our yard have dropped their leaves.  But the Japanese Maples still bear their crimson foliage.

A sweet witch, crafted by a local artist, greets visitors at the front door.  She has added spirit to my porch for a number of Halloweens.

The ornamental gourds on her hat have been replaced since the birds keep sampling the fruit.  I'm sure they are surprised when they don't get a tasty morsel after all of their work!

A simple greeting . . .

punctuated by a black cat and a ghost.

The treat!

Which would you choose?

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Geneva said...

I really enjoyed reading your post.. I especially love the picture of the ornamental kale...I've always wanted to plant some but never have. Yhank You for sharing! I'd choose the Muskateer Bar ":o)

Shabby chic Sandy said...

I also love the Kale. I want to plant some too. Candy for me? Baby Ruth!

Bunny Jean said...

I love the vibrant colors of kale and I wish that I could plant some but it is just too darn hot here.

Have a Happy Halloween!

xoxo Bunny Jean
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Marigene said...

I love that kale lined pretty!
Save me one of those Butterfingers!

Lydia said...

How nice to have trick or treaters still. Where we live kids to parties rather than door to door.

Suffia said...

Love the colors of the ornamental kale and the japanese maples. Pretty colors. Thanks for dropping by and leaving such a sweet comment on my blog.

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