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In a Vase on Monday: Spikeys

A heavy rain over the weekend resulted in one of my glads being broken at mid stem. I am taking advantage of that “tragedy” to start a vase for this Monday. Another gladiola is nearing its natural end but still … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Celebration

The vase we are offering today marks a happy occasion in our lives. It was on our church altar this Sunday in celebration of our 59th wedding anniversary. My Arranger and I are delighted to share this vase with you. … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Chaste Tree

I look forward to June each year as a time when my chaste tree (Vitex agnus-castus) comes into bloom. My unidentified heirloom variety is approaching full bloom. It seems to be a promising choice for In a Vase on Monday. … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: June Brides

June is one of the traditional times for weddings, and that means beautiful  brides. In my garden it is time for a ‘Blushing Bride’ which is in its glory now. How fitting, then, to bring a few cuttings of this … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: A Little Bit of This and That

A late Monday afternoon after nice rain over the weekend, just in time for In a Vase on Monday. My Arranger calls this creation”A Little Bit of This and That.” The “that” part is from Hydrangea ‘Endless Summer’ that has … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Memorial Day 2017

Today is Memorial Day in the US, a day in which I give special thanks to family members and shipmates who gave their lives for the freedoms with which we are blessed. I have selected red, white and blue flowers … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Heirlooms

It is late on a lovely Monday in our garden, but it’s not too late to share some of the flowers that are catching the eye. Our peonies are featured this week, but I must lament that this has not … Continue reading

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