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In a Vase on Monday: “Rubra”

My hellebores are still in a colorful but as yet unopened state, and the pansies and violas have not recovered from the shearing I had to do to prepare them for another round of blooms. And I have already shown … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: It’s a Dandy

It’s time for the first Vase on the first Monday of 2016. I don’t have a lot of choices in this week’s version of my garden, but one thing that is blooming freely throughout and in my neighborhood is the … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Heat Wave

We’re having a heat wave (wouldn’t that be a great title for a song?). A week of balmy weather. Yesterday in the low 70’s. Lunch on the screened porch. A short-sleevy afternoon. Is this really mid December? The Carolina jessamin (Gelsemium sempervirens) is thoroughly … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Just Floating Along

Today is Monday; they said it would rain…and it is, so I jumped ahead yesterday to grab what few flowers are available from my garden to include In a Vase on Monday. Because all of these are rather small, it seemed … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday:

Today, of course, is Monday and time for a vase offering of what is flowering around our house. We had a good hard frost last night and most of the blossoms in the garden were damaged. My Arranger suggested that we present her … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Survivors

When I went for A Walk in the Garden this morning, I witnessed the results of an overnight frost. Many of the flowers that were blooming yesterday are now mushy and turning brown. That left me with limited options for this … Continue reading

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An Appreciated Shout Out

I would like to take advantage of this post to express my appreciation to Cathy Testa at Container Crazy CT for giving me and this blog an exceptionally nice “shout out.” She and I have been trading views, likes, and comments for … Continue reading

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