Tag Archives: In a Vase on Monday

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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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-Abundance

The garden is blooming profusely with all the heat and rain we’ve had in the past week. The Astilbe chinensis var. taquettii are peaking and the Coneflowers (Echinacea purpurea) are abundant. The Zinnias (Z. elegans ‘Cactus’) are starting to bloom and are … 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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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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IAVOM-Summer

With the advent of summer solstice, many of the flowers I associate with warm, summer days have started blooming and it is hard to pick just a few with so many vying for my attention. Caroline Lupine (Thermopsis caroliniana) has started … Continue reading

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