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In A Vase On Monday – Holiday Upgrades

I decided to give my harvest wreath and dried flower bucket a Christmas holiday upgrade by adding balsam fir (Abies balsamea), Eastern white pine (Pinus strobus) and winterberries (Ilex verticillata).  Here is the before photo: As you can see, the mermaid is … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Dried Flowers

As I start to cut back my gardens in preparation for winter, I’m finding great dried material for arrangements that are simply too good to just throw on the compost heap. I was inspired to make this arrangement for the … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Pretty in Pink

For this week’s vase, I used white gooseneck loosestrife (Lysimachia clethroides), along with pink astilbe (A. chinensis var. taquetii) and a couple of the last of the lamb’s ears flowers (Stachys byzantina) for vertical appeal. Purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) provide focal … Continue reading

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