~ Sunshine – In A Vase On Monday ~

Eight years ago I converted a swath of my front lawn into flower beds, with the purpose of creating a perennial border of bird and butterfly friendly plants. Today’s salt glaze pottery vase holds blossoms from those gardens.

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Rudbeckia fulgida ‘Goldsturm’ Echinacea pupurea ‘White Swan’ Echinacea pupurea ‘Magnus’ Sidalcea hybrida ‘Brilliant’ Monarda ‘Prairie Night’

Black-eyed Susan, Coneflowers, Bee Balm and Mallow — all easy to grow and self perpetuating with a little help from the gardener.  Hope you enjoy these as much as the bees do!

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Although Cathy at Rambling in the Garden suggested Japanese ikebana style vases for this week, I chose to stick with what’s blooming in my gardens today. Please check out her meme to see her vase and that of others.

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7 Responses to ~ Sunshine – In A Vase On Monday ~

  1. Cathy says:

    What a lovely mix. Yes, I can imagine the bees and butterflies flocking to your garden every morning!

  2. Looks like we both love those echinacea….sounds like a perfect garden! And the vase is a lovely garden in a vase too!

  3. I love the vibrant colors!

  4. Cathy says:

    Oh lovely, lovely – and especially with the echinacea and monarda which I haven’t (yet!) managed to grow in my garden. Definitely bright and sunny – thank you so much for sharing

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