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In a vase on Monday – Bring me sunshine

I don’t feel too bad about cutting flowers from the garden at this time of year, since there is a rapidly approaching natural end in sight for many of them. For instance, the winds last week already culled a few … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday – Summer blues

I had a plan. I went outside with the intention of collecting a big handful of the heliopsis flowers (‘Summer Nights’) that have been flowering against the greenhouse for weeks, only to discover that they are over now. Recent cold … Continue reading

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In a vase on Monday – Bushy Tails

It’s cold and miserable outside and gradually it’s become wet as well. I’ve been cutting down sunflowers that were growing along the fence around the vegetable garden. Their heads have fed the birds and were beginning to go mouldy. I … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday – 7th Anniversary Challenge: A ‘Bloomless’ vase

Congratulations to Cathy on arranging her way to 7 years of weekly, beautiful, quirky and inspiring vases! Each week Cathy collects and accessorises her vase with an object of interest (sometimes that is just the vase itself). The object reflects … Continue reading

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