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In A Vase On Monday – Autumn Sun

My sunflower pocket vase, another from my collection of hand-painted pottery made in Ecuador by Artesia, seemed perfect for the colors in this week’s autumn arrangement. The backdrop of fall foliage adds to the seasonal feeling. The past week has seen several frosts that have … Continue reading

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Looking Good November 6

Foliage is the primary focus in the garden these days, with my current favorites being the above bridal wreath (Spirea x vanhouttei) and in the photo below, oakleaf hydrangea (H. quercifolia). Both display multiple layers of color, adding light and depth. Beyond foliage as … Continue reading

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Looking Good October 23

After the hard frosts of last weekend, most of my garden is looking pretty grim. When you love the garden as much as we do, it can be a bit disheartening to bid this source of joy and inspiration adieu … Continue reading

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