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Tomorrow morning…Monday…I expect to wake up to the first frost that has been forecast for our area. I’ve spent the weekend doing some of my clean up chores, although the warm weather so far this fall has lulled me into … Continue reading
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
A pleasant Walk in the Garden this day let me see a number of flowering plants to share on this End of Month Review. This is our first fall camellia, ‘Our Linda.’ Clematis ‘Ramona’ is strutting its fall stuff. Many … Continue reading
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
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
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
I am happy to share some of the first spring blossoms from our Encore azaleas and the sweet bluebells, both of which have opened in the past week. My Arranger selected the silver cup given to her at her baptism to … Continue reading
We have just returned from a warm Thanksgiving week with family in California. We discovered that we had a frost while we were gone, and most of the flowers in bloom in our garden were damaged beyond use for In a Vase this … Continue reading
We are happy to share another vase with flowers from our garden for this week’s In A Vase on Monday. My Arranger suggested that we call this arrangement “a posy.” What could be better? The arrangement consists of Encore azaleas, … Continue reading