Monthly Archives: August 2016

Silent Sunday

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Flower Arranging 101

“A joy that’s shared is a joy made double.”  ~ Chinese Proverb Today dawned clear and sunny, a beautiful day to share with good friends. Two of my neighbors came over this morning to pick flowers to make arrangements. The youngest you may recognize as my Violet Tea … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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The Tuesday View August 16

Things are slowing down, the exuberance is waning, as expected as we head towards summer’s end. At the center, the blue globe thistle (Echinops ritro) has been chopped down, the orange and red daylilies are gone, the lemon yellow daylilies (Hemerocallis ‘Hyperion’) are waning, and the spires of … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Two Vases

I have two vases to share this week, as both are smaller than my usual arrangements. The first measures approximately 5″ wide x 8″ tall. To assist in arranging, I used a vintage glass frog from my mother-in-law’s collection. I was pleased to find … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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Weekly Garden Highlights – August 12

It has been very hot and humid this week, so I’m laying low in terms of any vigorous gardening. Evenings seem to be the most tolerable time to weed and do a bit of trimming. Here are just a few of … Continue reading

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