Tag Archives: Weekly Vase Challenge

In A Vase On Monday – Summer Crescendo

With the abundance of flowers in my gardens and fields right now, I have plenty to fill this large, hand-crafted glass vase that I bought in Poland many years ago. It measures roughly 14″ x 6″ with a fluted top. … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Lilacs

A simple vase of lilacs this week needs no further introduction. Its fragrance is sublime! Thanks to Cathy at Rambling In the Garden,  who hosts a weekly meme to showcase what is blooming in our gardens by creating arrangements to enjoy inside our homes. … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Heaven Scent

My plantings of lily of the valley (Convallaria majalis) around the yard have grown large enough that I am able enjoy great handfuls of these highly-perfumed, graceful bells in vases inside the house. Truly a heaven-sent scent! As I sit typing, … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Linen White

I thought that my Lenox porcelain ‘Daffodil’ vase would be nice to hold white daffodils and a few other white flowers currently in my garden for a soft, romantic look. Which led me to remember that this is wedding season. Then, I realized … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Narcissus ‘Salome’

After a week of gray skies and rain, this week’s arrangement brightens the room thanks to the large-cupped daffodil, Narcissus ‘Salome.’ It opens a pale, peachy-yellow and soon deepens to salmon. A few branches from our flowering quince hedge (Chaenomeles … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Narcissi

At last, there are sufficient flowers blooming in my garden to allow me to join Cathy at Rambling In the Garden, in her weekly In A Vase On Monday meme. For my first vase of the season, I’ve chosen narcissi from a fragrant, mixed collection that … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Rose and Privet Wreath

This week, I was inspired to make a simple wreath from the bright green, first year canes of wild roses (Rosa multiflora), which grow rampantly all over our property, an unwelcome, thorny invasive. The birds love the red 1/4″ hips and spread … Continue reading

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