In honor of Veterans Day on Monday, it seemed fitting to feature this creative and patriotic planter from Mary K. Bishop, who wrote on Oct. 14: 'One month from today, the man who wore these boots is coming home safe from Afghanistan. Thank you for all the support, Green Bay friends.'' / Submitted
What’s in bloom by you? Send a pic of what’s flowering inside or outside your house to email@example.com with “Green Thumbs’’ in the subject line, along with your name, city and a line or two about it (how-to-grow tips are always welcome). Closeup shots work best, and no people in the photos, please.