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Silent Sunday

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Peonies & More

June is a wonderful time in the garden and with abundant rain, things are advancing rapidly. With so much in bloom it is hard to pick just a few things to feature in a vase. I chose my heavy cut-glass … Continue reading

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Floral Treats

While this bouquet is a fragrant memory, I wanted to share it with you. Luscious peonies (Paeonia), Coral Bells (Heuchera ‘Lime Rickey’) and Catmint (Nepeta mussinii) racemes and the very last Bearded Iris bud scented the room while it lasted. More … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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Peony Bouquet

A garden bouquet made with the first peonies (Paeonia lactiflora) of the season, with burgundy Geranium phaeum, white bleeding hearts (Lamprocapnos spectabilis ‘Alba’) and Anemone canadensis.  The wild grass gives a meadow look to the arrangement and the hearts on … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Voluptuous Peonies

I adore the voluptuous, scented blossoms of peonies (Paeonia lactiflora) and wish their all-too-short blooming season would last longer. Today, I deadheaded the terminal buds that have gone by and now have the smaller secondary buds to enjoy.  It is supposed to be warm the … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Peonies

My peonies (Paeonia lactiflora) have come out in full force this past week and I have been enjoying them inside and out. Every time I walk by, I bury my nose in their soft petals and inhale deeply. Pure heaven! … Continue reading

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