Today my SOS is coming from Warnemunde, Germany! It would be hard to find a seaside resort, more enchanting than this one! Walking along the old fisherman’s cottages, you are greeted by color at every turn. We’ll start first, right along the harbor’s edge, where the larger homes were built on higher ground, probably so they could get a better view of the Baltic Sea. Many of these homes have been converted to restaurants, that are as cute as they can be.
Here, is a garden in front of one of those restaurants…………. You’ll notice that all the houses and restaurants along this edge of the pier go up and up to reach their doors. Plant accordingly!
Here is just one style of resort cottage. The bright, pink petunias make the front steps and balcony very welcoming!
The entrances were on flat ground in another area of the fisherman’s village. The sidewalk comes right up to the front door here. Never mind, find a small crack and plant!
This was another very typical fisherman’s cottage. I was very interested in the doorways, that were on the side of the cottage. There was no front door! To enter these cottages you went through the door on the side and walked down a long, very narrow corridor, to the back of the cottage, to get in. Many of the corridors had itsy-bitsy gardens along them! I’ll be writing a post all about these little cottages, because I visited a family that lived in one! Don’t you just love this garden? I do!
It’s all about color isn’t it? I like everything about this garden……..the white color with the pink and blue trim and the tall, popping-yellow flowers! One had to really look carefully in between the plants……..There was an old bike and sign tucked in there!
This was another find…..in another section of the small front garden……. There were three golden pears and one twig pear in the hibiscus tree……..and an empty coffee cup. A lot of the smaller trees in this neighborhood had the cups in them. Were they for a remembrance of some kind or were they for bird seed? If you know, let me know~
These cottage garden photos were just SOME of my photos of this lovely town of 8,000. I have a lot more to show you and tell you, as I spent some time with a fishermen and his wife in one of the smaller cottages. They spoke about as much English, as I speak German, so we had a time! More fun to come! In the meantime……….
Won’t you join us with your SOS?
The instructions for SOS are easy. The photos can be flowers, vegetables, a garden design, whatever, as long as it’s garden related and posted on Saturday! So, its six photos. Of Gardens. On Saturday. Easy Peasy. To see all the SOS’s look at SIX ON SATURDAY, hosted by the Propagator, to check out all of them each Saturday! See you next week in another spot!