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In A Vase On Monday – Autumn Poppies

Dried poppy seed pods make a simple arrangement along with a mini-pumpkin brushed in gold as a prop. Thursday is Thanksgiving Day here in the US, with pumpkin pie an essential part of the feast. Best wishes and gratitude to … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – 4th Anniversary

This week is the fourth anniversary for Cathy at Rambling In the Garden’s  meme to showcase arrangements created from our gardens. To celebrate, she has requested that we create an arrangement in an object not normally used for a vase. As you can … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Along the Trail

I gathered the makings of this arrangement while walking along our trail by the river. As you can see in the background, most of the foliage has fallen from the trees and the garden is heading towards dormancy. Though the … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Leftovers

This past week, frost finally put an end to my tender annuals and the long months of pleasure they gave. Every potential bud and flower of Dahlia ‘Voodoo’ and ‘Tiki Torch,’ as well as Zinnias ‘Sprite,’ ‘Cactus’ and Double Cherry Profusion’ … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – ‘Italian White’ & ‘Moonstruck’

Dahlia  ‘Moonstruck’ and Helianthus ‘Italian White’ are perfect in each others company in this week’s arrangement. Creamy-white with a touch of lemon, I placed them in a milk jug that once belonged to my grandmother. Three Abyssinian gladioli (Acidanthera murielae) were added for accent. … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Autumn Light

Even though it feels summery with warm rain and humidity from Tropical Storm Nate, the light and changing leaves are definitely autumnal. For today’s arrangement, I’m featuring colors to match the season– gold Zinnias (Zinnia elegans ‘Sprite’), orange Cigar Plant (Cuphea ignea) … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Autumn’s Glow

Dahlia ‘Tiki Torch’ is the fiery star of this week’s IAVOM, along with Sunflowers  (Helianthus annuus ‘Italian White’) and golden orange Zinnia elegans ‘Sprite.’ A self-sown, white Flowering Tobacco (Nicotiana alata) that popped up beside the driveway near the house, has the largest blossoms I’ve … Continue reading

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