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In A Vase On Monday – New Vase

This week my sister sent me a fluted Lenox glass vase in the most beautiful shade of amethyst.  I’ve filled it in complimentary colors with the tallest flowers I currently have blooming. Lavender Heart-leaved Asters (Symphyotrichum cordifolium) and spikes of … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Variety

To feature more of my vase collection, I’m offering two vases for today’s IAVOM. The first, in an orange Blenko vase sporting autumn colors (that are showing around here in the trees faster than I’d like), are Dahlia ‘Tiki Torch’ with … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – ‘Voodoo’

The first Dahlia ‘Voodoo’ flowers opened yesterday, so get star billing in this week’s IAVOM. I love their rich, red-velvet blooms with a green eye. Unfortunately, the Japanese beetles like them, too, alas!   Small ‘Lemon Queen’ Sunflowers (Helianthus annuus) have opened … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – ‘Voodoo’

Dahlia ‘Voodoo’ is casting its magic over the garden these days and I’m spellbound by its deep, rich burgundy color. Naturally, I must share them! I’ve added pink and white cosmos (C. bipinnatus ‘Sensation Mix’), along with pink phlox (P. paniculata). Heart-leaved aster (Symphotrichum … Continue reading

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Weekly Garden Highlights – August 12

It has been very hot and humid this week, so I’m laying low in terms of any vigorous gardening. Evenings seem to be the most tolerable time to weed and do a bit of trimming. Here are just a few of … Continue reading

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