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IAVOM – Tripled

With the abundance of flowers available in my garden right now, it is hard to stop at creating just one vase, so today, I’ll showcase three. All too soon, my gardens will be knocked down by frost, so I’m relishing … Continue reading

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Morning Sun

It’s time to use my sunflower pocket vase, filled with assorted sunflowers, of course!A look at my main garden below with its sunflower ‘trees.’ It always amazes me how fast these grow from tiny seeds to more than 10 feet … Continue reading

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IAVOM-Going Native

Goldenrod (Solidago sp.) has begun to bloom, a sign I interpret as the point where we begin to slide from mid-summer towards autumn. The seasonal cycles continue unabated, ‘time and tide wait for no man’ or woman, for that matter. Bittersweet … Continue reading

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IAVOM-Stuffed

White ‘Annabelle’ Hydrangea provides the basis of this week’s In a Vase on Monday hosted by Cathy at Rambling in the Garden. While Annebelle’s large flower clusters average a foot across and don’t fit easily into most vases, I was inspired to … Continue reading

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IAVOM-2 Vases

My Sweet Peas (Lathyrus odoratus) and Lettuce-leaf Poppies (Papaver somniferum) have been blooming their heads off this past week and it’s heavenly to bring a vase into the house where delightfully, it perfumes an entire room. My second arrangement features … Continue reading

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Honky Tonk

Another mini-arrangement this week features Tulipa batalinii ‘Honky Tonk’, a lovely, butter-yellow species that has increased well in my garden since last year. Also included are Native Crested Iris (Iris cristata) and three different violets that grow wild around my yard, … Continue reading

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First Vase of Spring

At last, the earth is beginning to awaken here in New England and the spring bulbs are cheering us with their happy flowers. All are miniatures, so it is a small vase, my first vase of the year! The daffodil … Continue reading

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