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In A Vase On Monday – Red & White

For this week’s vase, I’ve used a simple combination of only two flowers – scarlet beebalm (Monarda didyma) and white gooseneck loosestrife (Lysimachia clethroides). The white helps cool down the red-hot beebalm. A few Christmas fern fronds (Polystichum acrostichoides) were added for a green accent. … Continue reading

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Ferns Unfurling

The unfurling of fern fiddleheads in spring is one of the things I look forward to every year. To me, each one is a work of art. Above is a lovely reddish-bronze Sensitive Fern (Onoclea sensibilis) named for its quick demise when … Continue reading

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