Having a flower garden that looks like everyone else’s doesn’t take away from the beauty of the flowers or the garden. But why have a garden that mimics what the rest of the world has when you can have your very own redneck flower garden?
A redneck flower garden is special and unique in that no two designs are ever actually the same. One might even go so far as to say that a redneck flower garden is breathtaking, because when a born and bred city person happens upon one by pure chance, it takes their breath away.
Country folks have utilized the redneck flower garden strategy for decades, never knowing that the garden style even had a name. This unique gardening style no doubt evolved from the fact that in decades past people made do with what they had. They recycled things, finding a use for just about anything that was reusable, knowing that in doing so they saved money.
Just what does a redneck flower garden look like? The flowers are the same that one might find in any flower garden such as roses, tulips, daffodils, carnations, daisies, orchids, etc. These might be found in flower beds on the ground using empty beer cans as the edging, but one is just as likely to see them planted in old toilets, tires, refrigerators with the doors removed, bathtubs, an old water heater cut open, old tire rims, or foot tubs.
Creative folks might add various decorative touches to their flower gardens. One decorative touch includes painting designs on the tires or painting them all white. Old tire rims might also be painted in various designer neon colors, lighting the flower garden like a beacon in the night. The upscale redneck gardener night have old lawnmower handles for their running flowers to climb on.
There will always be those that are up for the ultimate adventure in redneck gardening. These adventuring types are the ones that want to take redneck gardening to the extreme level because of their love of nature. These are the ones that will take that old remains of a car and cut the top off and use the entire remains of the car to make a huge flower garden container. This is known as redneck container gardening. Most will admit the car they used is one they found when they mowed their grass.
Redneck flower gardening is indeed breathtaking. There is nothing quite like being different, having a beautiful garden, and causing those from the city to have their mouths dropped open in pure awe of the beauty that surrounds them when they happen upon a redneck flower garden.