Category Archives: In a Vase on Monday

~ May Day Bouquet ~ In A Vase On Monday + Curvy Lines ~ WPC: Lines ~

The lilac shrub was offered to me by a neighbor, so I don’t know what variety it is and wish I did, because after living year-round in sun and open sky this Syringa is blooming well, staying compact, is not … Continue reading

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~ In A Vase On Monday ~ The Pond ~

This evening I offer my pond, with sunlight filtering through evergreens and Camelia blossoms floating in the gentle current, as the backdrop for my posy of violets!  The vase is a favorite purchased from Orcas Island Pottery, USA. Cheers to … Continue reading

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~ In A Vase On Monday ~ Tulips Inside ~

With no bright sunlight or warmth outside, in order to see what my new tulips look like once opened, I picked three blossoms. To add some other texture and color I added lilac, red-flowering currant and brunnera stems. The vase … Continue reading

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~ Pussy Willow & Daffodil ~ In A Vase On Monday ~

It was a mild weekend at Long Beach — the marsh is shrinking at a time when I expect it to be growing. On a walk yesterday, I picked a few miniature daffodils growing where they appeared to have naturalized … Continue reading

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~ Savory Herbs ~ In A Vase On Monday ~

On Thanksgiving day (USA) I gather with my family around food to share memories, and make new ones.   Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme Savory seasonings for the feast, plucked from my gardens and served in a small pottery vase. Inspiration … Continue reading

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~ Good Morning! ~ In A Vase On Monday ~

Today’s vase features Nandina berries that are beginning to turn from orange to red, with lace-leaf maple (Acer palmatum var. dissectum) and Forsythia branches, and Korean feather grass (Calamagrostis brachytricha). The vase is a lovely pottery one given to me by … Continue reading

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~ Porcelain Berry Vine ~ In A Vase On Monday ~

A third day of sunshine, with a week of rain in the forecast inspired me to assemble this unruly posy of Aster, the last of my Rudbeckia, with the lovely fruits of Variegated Porcelain Berry Vine (Ampelopsis brevipedunculata – ‘Elegans’). The … Continue reading

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