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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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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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In A Vase On Monday – Holiday Window Box

The window box on the wood shed gets dressed for the holidays with Fraser fir (Abies fraseri), Threadleaf False Cypress (Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Sungold’) and Winterberry (Ilex verticillata). It’s a task that always puts me in a festive mood! Thanks to Cathy … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Sort Of

While this isn’t in a vase, I wanted to share this lovely Hippeastrum hybrid that is now blooming in my sunspace. A few weeks ago, I accompanied my spouse on a stop to one of those big DIY retailers. Not … Continue reading

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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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