on the last Saturday of the summer on Martha’s Vineyard, these old marinara sauce cans were used to hold freshly cut flowers at the West Tisbury Farmer’s Market. Simple and beautiful


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  • Fara
    Faraabout 3 years ago

    What a gorgeous array of pretty flowers……love the informality of it all ……..great Phil!!

  • fara, Farmers typically use what ever they have to get things done. This is an example of that ingenuity.

    – phil decocco

  • Barbara Gerstner
    Barbara Gerstnerabout 3 years ago

    What a happy picture!~ Barb

  • Barb,
    the simple charm of the farmers’ market is exemplified in these old cans as pots.

    – phil decocco

  • Rosalie Scanlon
    Rosalie Scanlonabout 3 years ago

    Very pretty, so colorful and bright.

  • rosalie,
    folksy is how I see it, no fanfare, no fuss at the farmers’ market

    – phil decocco

  • jules572
    jules572about 3 years ago

    This is so full of warmth and country charm Phil..Jules..Favor

  • phil decocco
    phil decoccoabout 3 years ago

    many thanks for your feedback. Nice hearing from you!

  • Shulie1
    Shulie1about 3 years ago

    Great shot, Phil – great idea for pots

  • shulie
    farmers use what’s on hand it seems

    – phil decocco

  • Lois  Bryan
    Lois Bryanabout 3 years ago

    Phil this is lovely!!!!!!! What a marvelous find … sooo colorful and cheerful!!!!!! Great photographic work!!!!!

  • lois
    nice hearing from you with such kind words!! I appreciate your support, and am glad you enjoyed this one

    – phil decocco

  • EdsMum
    EdsMumabout 3 years ago

    Congratulations, 078/9/2011…Shirley

  • shirley
    thanks for the feature. I appreciate your selecting this image of mine

    – phil decocco

  • Jeff Stroud
    Jeff Stroudabout 3 years ago

    Great find! wonderfully capture! So timely and seasonal!!!

  • jeff
    it was like the last rose of summer, this final farmers’ market until next year. thanks for your comment

    – phil decocco

  • CarolM
    CarolMabout 3 years ago

    Great find, Phil! The flowers are so pretty and colorful and they decorate those cans wonderfully! Just goes to show, anything can be used for a vase.

  • carol
    thanks for the kind words. Glad you liked this one

    – phil decocco

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