Monthly Archives: June 2015

In A Vase On Monday – Foxglove & Iris

For this week’s vase, I used white and purple foxgloves (Digitalis) and a purple/white Japanese/Siberian/Louisiana? iris that I picked up at a yard sale, so I am uncertain as to its name. A search online has yielded no close identification. … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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Wordless Wednesday

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In A Vase On Monday – Last of the Peonies

For this week’s vase, I feature the last of my peonies. This week’s warm temperatures will finish them for the year. They were spectacular and I am happy I got to enjoy them for three weeks. Yellow thermopsis (Thermopsis villosa), an American native … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Foxglove & Peonies

For this week’s vase, I again chose peonies, which are at their height of bloom, perfuming the air around them like a little slice of heaven. Foxgloves have come in this week, standing sentinel in the spring bed, taking over from … Continue reading

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In A Vase on Monday – Peonies

Cathy at Rambling In the Garden, hosts a weekly meme to showcase what is blooming in our gardens by creating arrangements to enjoy inside our homes. Wander over to see what gardeners all over the world are arranging this week. I used … Continue reading

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Soul Sister

Recently, I received the call that I knew would come sooner or later from one of my ‘soul’ sisters. The medical team are stopping her chemo, her tumors aren’t responding and hospice has been called. Only a little over a month … Continue reading

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