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In A Vase On Monday – Going Native

For this week’s vase, I’ve used only wildflowers picked from our fields and woods that are native to the northeastern U.S. Asters have come abundantly into bloom (we have more than half a dozen different species), of which I’ve chosen three: white … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Pink & Yellow

For this week’s vase, I’ve used bright yellow daisies of woodland sunflower (Helianthus divaricata) and zinnia (Z. ‘Profusion Yellow’). I think the ‘Profusion’ series is one of the best zinnia hybrids, a super performer that is drought and heat tolerant, as well … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Summer Meadow

For this week’s vase, my spouse requested a “tall” arrangement and I’m happy to oblige. I’ve chosen our tallest vase, a sleek, black glass in the Ming-style, that was a gift from his brother many years ago. Curiously, when held up … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Orange & Yellow

This week, I’ve combined yellow and orange with a touch of purple and white, using bi-colored hybrid daylilies (Hemerocallis x), white flowering tobacco (Nicotiana alata), yellow woodland sunflowers (Helianthus divaricatus), goldenrod (Solidago sp.) and purple hosta (Hosta x) for accent color. The … Continue reading

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