Category Archives: Country Gardening

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In A Vase On Monday – Mid-September

Mid-September and the choices in my garden are growing fewer by the day. Dahlia ‘Lillehammer’ still is putting forth blooms, but like the rest, it loses vigor as summer wanes. Making up the rest of the arrangement are white Flowering Tobacco (Nicotiana alata), pink … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Whites

Dahlia ‘Lillehammer’ dominates this week’s IAVOM arrangement, along with Flowering Tobacco (Nicotiana alata), Spider Flower (Cleome hassleriana), Garlic Chives (Allium tuberosum) and wild Snakeroot (Ageratina altissima). The pitcher is vintage ironstone that once belonged to my grandmother. I’m joining Cathy at Rambling In the … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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Wordless Wednesday

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Summer Bouquet

It’s been a while since I posted one of my arrangements. I haven’t been making as many this summer, as my new kitten, Bunny, gets into all sorts of things and there are only a few places where a vase … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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Silent Sunday

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