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Silent Sunday

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In A Vase On Monday – Spring Fling

Flowers are bursting forth, birds are nesting… Spring is all about sex and reproduction – a spring fling! My narcissi are from collections bought long ago, so no ID. The lovely lemon-yellow Butterfly narcissus just opened and the miniature golden trumpet daffodils … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Autumn Sun

My sunflower pocket vase, another from my collection of hand-painted pottery made in Ecuador by Artesia, seemed perfect for the colors in this week’s autumn arrangement. The backdrop of fall foliage adds to the seasonal feeling. The past week has seen several frosts that have … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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Autumn Foliage

“Fall has always been my favorite season. The time when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale.” ― Lauren DeStefano Glorious autumn foliage surrounds us – what an … Continue reading

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Looking Good October 9

I’m joining Gillian at Country Garden UK in her weekly meme Looking Good. She asks us to showcase highlights in our garden each week and link back to her site. Pop on over to see what’s special in gardener’s plots around the globe. As … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Autumn Leaves

For this week’s vase, I’ve used flat umbels of sedum (S. ‘Autumn Joy’), which have deepened to a rich burgundy with the cooler weather. The vibrant leaves of red maple (Acer rubrum) and the gray-green of sage (Salvia officinalis) provide compliment and contrast. Maiden grass (Miscanthus sinensis) flowers … Continue reading

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