Category Archives: Garden

Dopey Dwarf Ceramic Planter with Pipe

It wasn’t oh so long ago that smoking wasn’t considered taboo. Almost every movie, even cartoons, featured characters happily puffing away on the weed of their choice. Disney was no different and animated many cartoon creations with a cigarette, cigar, … Continue reading

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Folk Art Wooden Mickey Mouse Server

What do you call a one-eared mouse? Folk art, apparently! My father found this wooden DIY project at a yard sale and thought I’d like to have it. He was right. This is reminiscent of the butler statues that you … Continue reading

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Mickey on Solar Motorcycle Garden Ornament

Mickey was born to be wild! As you can see in the image below, he is mounted and heading out on the open road. Could this be a Disney remake of Easy Rider? Or perhaps The Glory Stompers. Either way, … Continue reading

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Photo Spot: Weeki Wachee Springs Contrast Study

I have many passions. Obviously I enjoy Disney and all of its characters, movies, and Theme Parks. But I’m also an avid reader, so many of my posts will focus on vintage hardcover publications. But artwork and photography have always … Continue reading

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Photo Spot: Flowers of Disney’s Castaway Cay

It’s always made me smile to think that people book expensive cruises on the sea only to get to places that are back on land. Every itinerary includes multiple excursions off ship. But I guess if you’re going to get … Continue reading

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Found Disney: Ceramic Pluto Planter

Rainy days and Mondays always get some people down, but not this person! Okay, it was a Thursday when I wrote this post and a Friday when it went live… but you get the idea. Instead of wasting the day … Continue reading

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Places: Butchart Gardens in Brentwood Bay, BC

With a former quarry as a canvas, Jennie Butchart envisioned transforming the space into a beautiful garden haven, overflowing with lush greens and colourful blooms. Sounds reasonable. The result of her vision is The Gardens, which are still family run … Continue reading

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Henri Studio Mickey Mouse Garden Statue

I’ve wanted a Disney-themed garden figure for some time now but just couldn’t find the right one for the right price. When we visited the EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival we saw many awesome offerings but just didn’t make the … Continue reading

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Mickey Mini CERAMIC PLANTER

Oh what a few dollars can buy! Recently I was on one of my many Excursions of Discovery and found this Mickey Mouse miniature square planter: There is no way to know what year this was produced but it obviously … Continue reading

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Places: Disney’s Castaway Cay FLOWERS

In 2015 we went on our first and last Disney Caribbean Cruise. We had the obligatory stop-over at Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay. It rained all day when we were there except for about 30 minutes when I was able … Continue reading

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