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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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