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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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~ Fledglings ~ Wordless Wednesday ~

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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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~ 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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~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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~ Mother Earth Haiku ~

4/17 your Christmas cactus blooming on Easter Monday so like you dear friend   4/18 you gave me prized rocks each one with its history of beauty and love   4/19 we strolled the pathway synchronous in nurturing gardens and girlfriends   … Continue reading

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