Category Archives: flowers

~ Carolyn’s Tiny Roses ~ In A Vase On Monday ~

My dear neighbor, Carolyn has a lovely bed of mini-roses. As a thank you for a neighborhood party I hosted on Saturday, she brought me this sweet posy. For more flower arrangement and gardening inspiration please visit Cathy at  Rambling … Continue reading

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~ Summer Smiles ~ In A Vase On Monday ~

Black-eyed Susan, Cone Flower and Hydrangea are the dominant eye-catchers in my garden today. Today’s arrangement is presented in a ceramic teapot I found second-hand.   Summer is hitting us like a sledge hammer this week, so my front yard … Continue reading

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~ Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge ~

Anyone for lounging in the blackberry brambles? Jello in the boat enjoying shade and shoes! The Purple Heart of Queen Ann’s Lace. Things are warming up in the Pacific Northwest, USA, with temperatures predicted above 100° f (~38° c) by Wednesday … Continue reading

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~ Creating A Garden ~ WPC: Satisfaction ~

There is something very gratifying about nurturing plants and having them thrive.     I feel the same pleasure as the birds I encourage to become residents in my landscape bring their fledges to the feeders and continue to keep … Continue reading

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~ Pansy Posy ~ In A Vase On Monday ~

From childhood to this very moment, I’ve loved the bright colors and ‘smiling faces’ of pansy’s (Viola).  Today I feature two (though I don’t know the specific variety of either).   This blown-glass vase is a favorite that I found … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Wild Roses ~

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~ Summer Pastels ~ In A Vase On Monday ~

Hydrangea are at the height of their beauty right now with dazzling blues and soft pinks in abundant mop-head displays. These I planted long before I kept records on varieties! Also coming on strong are the butterfly attracting blossoms of … Continue reading

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