Category Archives: Gardening

~ Sunshine ~ In A Vase On Monday er…Tuesday! ~

My hydrangea blossoms are now in their light green/white/pale blue stage, and raspberries are ripening quickly.  Today’s vase (in my favorite heavy crystal one that holds heavy-headed stems well) is a mix of day lilies and penstemon. At nine o’clock … Continue reading

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~ Creating Order From Chaos ~ WPC: Order ~

I find it very satisfying to take something that is a chaotic mess and turning it into something beautiful, functional or just finished — like a basket of laundry or a jigsaw puzzle! In early spring I posted a few … Continue reading

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~ Florabunda ~ In A Vase On Monday ~

This past week Portland, Oregon (across the Columbia River from my home) celebrated their annual Festival of Roses.  Right on cue, roses throughout the region started their seasonal show. Today’s vase, a tall crystal one with heavy base, features three … Continue reading

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~Late Spring = Early Summer ~ In A Vase On Monday ~

For the first time since September, we are experiencing a run of more than two days of sunshine. What a joy to get up in the morning and walk into the gardens with a mug of coffee and nippers in … Continue reading

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~ Easter Monday Vase ~

A small posy of red and creamy primroses is my subject for In A Vase on Monday, Cathy’s challenge at Rambling in the Garden . Posting this on Tuesday since I am learning how to use the i-photo set-up on my new computer — what … Continue reading

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~ Spring Madness ~ In A Vase On Monday ~

4/8 big winds fill the sky flowering plum in full bloom daffodils nodding 4/9 mini blue blossoms float upon a sea of green early spring blessing 4/10 curer of madness hellebore the lenten rose behold her power Thanks to Cathy at … Continue reading

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~ Word Showers ~

April is national poem writing month (napowrimo). Thank you for reminding me, dear friend Judi Goldberg (judgo). 4/1 a poem a day what joy to have a purpose to write in April 4/2 keeps me distracted thinking of Caligula his boorish bumbles 4/3 sunshine … Continue reading

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