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Happy Valentine’s Day!

My little collection of Valentine’s Day cheer – a purple primrose, forced pink hyacinths and the second bloom on the white amaryllis, along with a small fragrant bouquet of clove-scented stock and white carnations, pink spray roses and wax flower. … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Forsythia

I finally cut some forsythia for forcing and they came out beautifully. Along with a butter-colored primrose that I picked up at the market, I have a little pocket of spring amidst the stormy winter weather we’ve been having lately. … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Amaryllis & Daisies

My white amaryllis, backlit by the sun, adds a touch of warmth to this cold winter’s day. And for those wondering about the bulb encased in silver wax that I posted in early December, its growth has been very slow, … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Winter Relief

Okay, obviously, these flowers didn’t come from my garden (seen in the background on a mild, foggy day last week). But can you blame this flower lover for wanting some Winter Relief from all the snowy, cold weather? I was gifted … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Wreath & Window Box

Every year, I decorate our woodshed with a handmade wreath, using a wire frame and attaching sprigs of Eastern white pine (Pinus strobus), Fraser fir (Abies fraseri) and Mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia).  This year, I added gold spray-painted pine cones, faux eucalyptus picks and sparkly … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Holiday Welcome

Time to deck the halls, fa-la-la-la! By tradition, I decorate the front porch using the same containers every year, usually the week following Thanksgiving. There is only so much one can do with holiday evergreens, but I try to vary the … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Last Dregs

Most of the foliage in my garden has succumbed to repeated frosts, but a few things hang on. As I went out to gather these, a cold, gusty wind was swirling snow flurries all around. Winter is right around the … Continue reading

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