In a Vase on Monday: Our Linda

This has been a strange week: freezing temperatures, one day in the 70’s, and a good amount of rain. Consequently, there are almost no flowers left in the garden here on a Monday. A real surprise was to venture out in a cold rain to discover that two Camellia sasanqua ‘Our Linda’ blossoms have survived our crazy weather, and so they have found their way into our vase this week.

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We added a few sprigs of Autumn fern for contrast, and my Arranger insisted that we leave a bit of candy for Santa to enjoy when he visits us this week. Actually the candies are made of glass and are for decoration only; I just hope he recognizes that.

Please visit Cathy at Rambling in the Garden to see what she and others are sharing from their gardens this week.

My Arranger and I want to wish all our readers a Blessed Christmas.

About johnvic8

John Viccellio retired after 24 years in the U. S. Navy and began to dig into gardening when he could finally land in one place. He completed the Master Gardener course in 1992 and has since designed and constructed two of his own gardens. He wrote a monthly garden column for ten years and has been a regular contributor to Carolina Gardener magazine. John published his first book, Guess What's in My Garden!, in 2014. He lives in Stallings, NC with his wife, in close proximity to seven of his eight grandchildren.
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9 Responses to In a Vase on Monday: Our Linda

  1. neihtn2012 says:

    Very nice that you have found this Camellia!

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  2. pbmgarden says:

    Very festive John. Hope you and yours have wonderful holidays.

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  3. Cathy says:

    What a spot of luck to find two camellias intact. Very pretty and those sweet fooled me, so maybe Santa should be warned! 😉

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  4. Cathy says:

    Yes, your camellias – I was right! Love the glass sweets too 🙂 Happy Christmas to both of you

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