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IAVOM- Iris & Campanula

I’ve chosen my Garden Kitty pocket vase for this week’s In a Vase on Monday arrangement, hosted by Cathy at Rambling in the Garden. I’ve featured Spotted Bellflower (Campanula punctata), which is blooming profusely right now in a bed of Siberian … Continue reading

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Independence Day

The Fourth of July is Independence Day here in the USA and I’ve made a red, white and blue floral arrangement in honor of the day in my blue speckled ‘MILK’ jug vase. Red Poppies (Papaver somniferum), which always bloom in time … Continue reading

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IAVOM-Summer

With the advent of summer solstice, many of the flowers I associate with warm, summer days have started blooming and it is hard to pick just a few with so many vying for my attention. Caroline Lupine (Thermopsis caroliniana) has started … Continue reading

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Peonies & More

June is a wonderful time in the garden and with abundant rain, things are advancing rapidly. With so much in bloom it is hard to pick just a few things to feature in a vase. I chose my heavy cut-glass … Continue reading

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IAVOM-White Iris

For this week’s In A Vase on Monday arrangement, I’m using the last of my white Bearded Iris (I. germanica), which have been blooming abundantly for the last 10 days. The clump offered nearly four dozen blossoms, the best it has … Continue reading

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IAVOM–Burgundy

Burgundy rules this week’s arrangement with my first blossom of dark German iris (possibly I. ‘Frontier Marshall’), opening today. The original plant was a gift from a friend so ID is uncertain. Oriental Columbine (Aquilegia oxysepala) reminds me of Chinese … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Since today is Memorial Day here in the U.S., I thought I would do a red, white and blue arrangement to commemorate the day. The last Monday in May is set aside to honor those who died in military service, … Continue reading

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