In a Vase on Monday: In time for Lent

The Lenten roses are in full bloom finally and ready to join the candytuft in our vase this Monday.

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Please join Cathy at Rambling in the Garden, our host for this meme. See what she and others are sharing from their gardens this week.

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 was 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 six of his eight grandchildren.
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20 Responses to In a Vase on Monday: In time for Lent

  1. These two go well together. Can’t believe how far ahead we are. The buds on my dogwood are starting to swell.

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  2. Rahul Batra RB says:

    Perfect combination of roses and the vase. Looks very lovely… 🙂

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    • johnvic8 says:

      Thanks, Rahul. I’m glad you like them.

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    • Michelle says:

      I agree Rahul – Johnvic8’s photos are as thoughtful as the wonderful floral arrangements. Is ‘in a vase for monday’ a personal challenge for your blog J.vic8? It’s beautiful looking through this category 🙂

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      • johnvic8 says:

        Thank you, Michelle, for your comment. It is a challenge to fill a vase every Monday, particularly during the winter months. In 2016 I made a New Year’s Resolution to post a vase every Monday of the year. i’m happy to say that it may the only resolution I’ve kept in my life. I haven’t been able to do that this year.

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  3. Christina says:

    Beautiful combination, spring is arriving everywhere.

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  4. Annette says:

    Gorgeous display, John, so well balanced and the vase suits the flowers perfectly.

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  5. Cathy says:

    The vase is the perfect colour and shape to complement your blooms – well done to both of you and thank you for sharing

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  6. Cathy says:

    Your hellebores look magnificent John! Lovely display with Candytuft to complement them. 🙂

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  7. dunelight says:

    I have never grown Lenten Roses. I’m about to go out and pick the tallest daffodil that has worked it’s way up in a sunny protected area and force it’s bud to bloom. I’m hungry for spring. Your flowers are lovely.

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