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In A Vase On Monday – 5th Anniversary

Cathy at Rambling In the Garden, host of the weekly meme showcasing arrangements created from our gardens, is celebrating five years of IAVOM. Her requested theme this week is anything NOT in a vase, so I created a wreath. The vine base … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Last Flowers

Frost has finished my annuals and the perennials are slowly following, as Nature pushes them into dormancy. Here I share the last arrangements I made before their demise. I put all the mixed zinnias (Z. elegans) into one vase with … 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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