Monthly Archives: June 2019

IAVOM-Summer

With the advent of summer solstice, many of the flowers I associate with warm, summer days have started blooming and it is hard to pick just a few with so many vying for my attention. Caroline Lupine (Thermopsis caroliniana) has started … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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Summer!

Happy Summer Solstice to my northern friends and Winter Solstice to my southern ones!

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Peonies & More

June is a wonderful time in the garden and with abundant rain, things are advancing rapidly. With so much in bloom it is hard to pick just a few things to feature in a vase. I chose my heavy cut-glass … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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IAVOM-White Iris

For this week’s In A Vase on Monday arrangement, I’m using the last of my white Bearded Iris (I. germanica), which have been blooming abundantly for the last 10 days. The clump offered nearly four dozen blossoms, the best it has … Continue reading

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IAVOM–Burgundy

Burgundy rules this week’s arrangement with my first blossom of dark German iris (possibly I. ‘Frontier Marshall’), opening today. The original plant was a gift from a friend so ID is uncertain. Oriental Columbine (Aquilegia oxysepala) reminds me of Chinese … Continue reading

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