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In A Vase On Monday – Autumn’s Arrival

Autumn is officially here in the northern hemisphere, so I’ve chosen to celebrate the season for this week’s IAVOM. Featuring another of my Artesa pocket vases, this one sports two looks, cobalt and turquoise, along with a small sugar pumpkin … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween and Samhain!

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In A Vase On Monday – Autumn Hues

My orange Blenko vase was just the thing to hold an arrangement featuring all the hues of autumn, starting with orange and yellow calendula (C. officinalis). Small wands of wild goldenrod (Solidago sp.), picked from an area that was mowed in August, … 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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Hydrangea Wreath

My friend Carol has a PeeGee Hydrangea (H. paniculata) in front of her house, which has been burnished a lovely shade of deep rose and mauve from the cool weather, but not yet ruined by frost. I suggested we get together … Continue reading

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Asters

Among the last native flowers to bloom, Asters are impressive with over 50 species found in the northeast alone, many being garden worthy. Against the gold of autumn, their deep purple and lavender blooms nodding in the breeze always catch … Continue reading

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