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~ 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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~ 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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~ New Year Blessings ~ In A Vase On Monday ~

When I saw this Vinca major ‘MoJo,’ with its light-centered large leaves, I decided to tuck some in around the gardens. Today I found this one little periwinkle bloom, and had to make it the star of today’s posy! Abelia … Continue reading

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~ Boxing Day Herbs ~ In A Vase On Monday ~

I love adding perennial herbs to my shrub and border gardens. Not only do they add their heady fragrance, they also provide unusual color and texture to the gardens, and most are evergreen in this region. Here are some favorites … Continue reading

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