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In A Vase On Monday – 5th Anniversary

Cathy at Rambling In the Garden, host of the weekly meme showcasing arrangements created from our gardens, is celebrating five years of IAVOM. Her requested theme this week is anything NOT in a vase, so I created a wreath. The vine base … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Last Flowers

Frost has finished my annuals and the perennials are slowly following, as Nature pushes them into dormancy. Here I share the last arrangements I made before their demise. I put all the mixed zinnias (Z. elegans) into one vase with … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Mid-September

Mid-September and the choices in my garden are growing fewer by the day. Dahlia ‘Lillehammer’ still is putting forth blooms, but like the rest, it loses vigor as summer wanes. Making up the rest of the arrangement are white Flowering Tobacco (Nicotiana alata), pink … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Whites

Dahlia ‘Lillehammer’ dominates this week’s IAVOM arrangement, along with Flowering Tobacco (Nicotiana alata), Spider Flower (Cleome hassleriana), Garlic Chives (Allium tuberosum) and wild Snakeroot (Ageratina altissima). The pitcher is vintage ironstone that once belonged to my grandmother. I’m joining Cathy at Rambling In the … Continue reading

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Summer Bouquet

It’s been a while since I posted one of my arrangements. I haven’t been making as many this summer, as my new kitten, Bunny, gets into all sorts of things and there are only a few places where a vase … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Holiday Greetings

The post box at the end of the driveway gets a beribboned swag for the holidays, made with Fraser fir (Abies fraseri), White pine (Pinus strobus), Threadleaf False Cypress (Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Sungold’) and Winterberry (Ilex verticillata). Holiday greetings to all! Thanks to Cathy … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Holiday Welcome

I like to make holiday arrangements for my front porch to welcome guests. A large wooden bucket, filled with Fraser fir (Abies fraseri), Eastern White Pine (Pinus strobus), Threadleaf False Cypress (Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Sungold’) and Winterberry (Ilex verticillata) is finished with a … Continue reading

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