Garden Flower Nest

I am getting ready to pot some flowers for summer. I am sorry for those of you still getting snow in May. I’ll share my easy garden project with you.
I still need some soil and plants to create the flower collages that I’d like but while I have some of the flowers on hand – I ‘accidentally’ came across a little NEST idea for my store potted plants. I used the following supplies. 
1-  14″ plastic tray
2 – old twig wreath – medium
3 –  twig wreath – small
4 – 2.5 QT Viola 
Layer the 4 items big to small.
The plastic tray will hold the water for my little perennial to drink until she’s put into her permanent pot with rich soil.
The layered twig wreaths cover the “store” pot and the plastic tray.
These little black violas were on sale so I grabbed two of them.
This flower nest looks so cute at our backyard gate – the violas might get to stay there a lot longer. Sending sunshine to my friends up north!
Sharing with these link up parties: French Country Cottage, Common Ground, Fishtail Cottage
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Lisa @ Fern Creek Cottage
May 3, 2013 3:31 pm

So cute! How lucky to find black viola! They're pretty!

Gee Singh Newbanks
May 3, 2013 3:43 pm

That is a very cute idea Holly. Might use that for Mother's day. Hmmm… Happy Friday. Hugs, Gee

Yvonne @ StoneGable
May 3, 2013 4:11 pm

What a wonderful way to show off your pretty Violas! Making a wreath for them is so clever!

Fishtail Cottage
May 3, 2013 4:39 pm

super cute idea! would love to have you share your gardening posts at Fishtail Cottage's garden party! xoox, tracie

Robin Johnson
May 3, 2013 5:39 pm

Cute idea! I can't wait to try it. I love the look.

Leslie Harris
May 3, 2013 6:40 pm

this is good use for my collection of wreaths I've got. thanks for the idea Holly.Leslie

The Decorative Dreamer
May 3, 2013 7:12 pm

Very cute idea! I love it!

May 3, 2013 8:02 pm

I am a nester….Love this idea! And we could use some spring here…we had it for about a week, now we are back into winter. YUCK! ~Kim

chateau chic
May 3, 2013 9:13 pm

Cute, cute idea to use nests!!Mary Alice

Jody and Stan
May 3, 2013 11:08 pm

Love your garden flower nest! Great tutorial! New Follower.Jody

Linda@Coastal Charm
May 3, 2013 11:13 pm

What a neat idea Holly…thank you for sharing it.Blessings,Linda

May 4, 2013 9:40 pm

Great idea, Holly 🙂

Linda Matthews
May 15, 2013 1:32 pm

That is a very cute idea Holly. Paintersthank you for sharing it.