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In A Vase On Monday – Floral Fireworks

With spikes of gold Ligularia ‘The Rocket,’ burgundy-red fountains of Beebalm (Monarda didyma) and sprays of Goldenrod (Solidago sp.), fireworks came to mind after I arranged this week’s vase. Queen Anne’s Lace (Daucus carota) are white sparklers and the lavender Hosta flowers are cascading Roman … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Two Vases

I have two vases to share this week, as both are smaller than my usual arrangements. The first measures approximately 5″ wide x 8″ tall. To assist in arranging, I used a vintage glass frog from my mother-in-law’s collection. I was pleased to find … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Teatime

This week’s arrangement uses a teapot I picked up at the Free Table at our transfer station, where all manner of goods find new owners and avoid going to the landfill. It is a great resource for the community and … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Sweet Peas

This week, I’m following the acronym K.I.S.S. – Keep It Simple Sweetie, or should that be Keep it simple, Sweetpea?  Two of my favorite subjects– cats and flowers – are featured on a slim pocket vase with a painting by C. Pradalie of a … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Seeing Red

Things are pretty peaceful here on our quiet, seven-and-a-half acres, but this week I was ‘seeing red’ as my large patch of red bee balm (Monarda didyma), which is about 12′ in diameter out in the field, has come into glorious bloom, along with red sweet … Continue reading

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