In a Vase on Monday: Creeping in late … like Spring


Spring blooms

OK, so it is Tuesday, but I did pick the flowers yesterday and I have just read that Cathy is celebrating 6 years blogging, so it seems a shame not to congratulate her on this happy meme (IaVoM). Well done Cathy and hope to enjoy many more vases with you!


A rogue narcissus (?) among the Paperwhites purchased

It’s March and in between deluges, my front garden is looking really quite cheerful now, with ever increasing clumps of tete-a-tete daffs scattered about, particularly on the days when they manage to lift their cute little heads from the snow and frost. But what I really love at the moment are the contrasting blues beginning to extend the colour range with the likes of anemone blanda, pulmonaria and muscari.


Paperwhites with pulmonaria

So I’ve picked a few of these little gems to make a spring posey and I am hoping that the spring equinox today breaks winter’s hold or at least its run of repeat performances!


Helleborus foetidus, narcissus, muscari and pulmonaria in a rustic ink well

This morning I ate my breakfast in a cloud of delicious scent. It was just wonderful.


Muscari ‘Valerie Finnis’ with primroses

Happy Spring!



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12 Responses to In a Vase on Monday: Creeping in late … like Spring

  1. Cathy says:

    Ooh, looks like spring has reached your garden – what a lovely sight for winter-weary eyes! Enjoy!

  2. pbmgarden says:

    Such a cheery and beautiful collection.

  3. Sam says:

    What a lovely posy of spring flowers. I, too, love the spring blues. Fingers crossed it’s spring properly from now on…

    • Yes … even though we’ve escaped the worst of the weather here, I will be so glad to turn that corner. One good thing is that we’ve got bluebells to look forward to soon!

  4. Beautiful spring bouquet! Happy Spring….

  5. Such joyful floral gems. 🌼

  6. Eliza Waters says:

    So lovely! and scent to boot – bliss!

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