Category Archives: In a Vase on Monday

In a Vase on Monday: Remontant

Remontant: [ri-mon-tuhnt] adjective,  blooming more than once in a season. I have been growing reblooming (i.e., remontant) perennials for over twenty-five years. First were daylilies, and then came roses, hydrangeas, azaleas, viburnum, and bearded iris. This week’s Vase on Monday … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: A Few of My Favorite Things

There are several passions that drive my everyday life, and I am combining two of them today in this week’s In a Vase on Monday…gardening and tennis. The flowers are lavender asters, red zinnias, pink Encore azaleas, and white annual … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Cleyera

Once again it’s Monday, the first Monday in autumn, and time for In a Vase on Monday, hosted by Cathy at  Rambling in the Garden,  I have been growing Cleyera japonica for over ten years and found it to be … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: A Puzzle

For this week’s In a Vase on Monday, sponsored by Cathy at  Rambling in the Garden, I am  highlighting a most puzzling azalea (at least in my experience). The light and dark azalea blossoms in this arrangement are from the … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: This and That

All eyes in this part of North Carolina are on hurricane Irma. Our hearts and prayers go out to the people in the Caribbean and Florida who have suffered so much. Irma is moving away from our area, but we … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Cool

A cool Labor Day (lazy day) morning to search out a bit of color for a vase this Monday. I am glad to feel the first touches of autumn and happy to see a host of Encore azaleas coming into … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Is this the end of summer?

I woke up to a cool morning, hot coffee on the porch with the paper, and a feeling that fall is coming to North Carolina. I know there are still a few more weeks until fall officially arrives, but I … Continue reading

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