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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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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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Silent Sunday

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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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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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