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Tag Archives: In a Vase on Monday
Change! Change is inevitable. And change has come to me and my Arranger…big time. Two days ago we closed on the sale of our home and garden. We will be moving in June to Windsor Run in Matthews, NC, a … Continue reading
Not only are the hellebores back in full bloom in my garden, but yours truly is back to In a Vase on Monday after an extended absence. I beg the forgiveness of Cathy at Rambling in the Garden, the originator of … Continue reading
Our vase this week will feature our first peony to bloom. We have really fallen in love with Itoh peonies, and ‘ Keiko’ is one of our favorites. Itoh peonies are expensive but I think they are worth it. They … Continue reading
For this week’s In a Vase on Monday, hosted by Cathy at Rambling in the Garden, we bid a fond farewell to the end of the tulips and camellias. Both tulip ‘Menton’ and camellia ‘Governor Mouton’ have appeared in previous vases … Continue reading
Can you imagine my surprise at discovering an ‘Immortality’ iris in bloom here at the beginning of August? One of the great joys in gardening is finding a surprise, and this is a joyous one. ‘Immortality’ is one of my favorite … Continue reading
The color for this week’s vase comes from two newly planted African violets. In the past our home has been full of African violets, but for now forgotten reasons they disappeared. With all the gray, wet and cold days we … Continue reading
Once again it’s time to select flowers from my garden to display In a Vase on Monday, hosted by Cathy at Rambling in the Garden. As I have noted all too frequently recently, the pickings in my garden are slim. Simplicity … Continue reading
I wasn’t sure whether to entitle this week’s offering for In a Vase on Monday “Instant Replay,” “I’ve Heard That Song Before,” or “Play it Again, Sam.” So I decided to just keep it simple…both the title and the arrangement. Once again … Continue reading
Freezing weather for the past week has turned all the open camellia, tea olive, loropetalum, and azalea blossoms in my garden to brown mush. It has also inhibited any buds that might have wanted to from opening as well. All the … Continue reading