In a Vase on Monday – My favourite Blue and White

If you were to ask me what my favourite colour combination of flowers in a vase is, the answer would be White and Blue.  I don’t often have true blue flowers so I don’t achieve this colour mix very often.   Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday – a surprise

Mid-November; what is there in the cut flower borders that is in good enough condition to place in a vase to join Cathy at Rambling in the Garden for the weekly opportunity to share a vase of flowers from our gardens. Continue reading

In a vase on Monday – more of what I like best

Another Monday, another opportunity to share a vase with Cathy at Rambling in the Garden, where she asks us to pick flowers from our own gardens or surrounding to bring into the house to enjoy. Continue reading

In a vase on Monday – White is only one colour?

Monday is the day to share flowers we have picked from our own gardens with Cathy at Rambling in the Garden.

My first vase was created on Saturday to enjoy at the weekend, the additions was added this morning. Continue reading

In a Vase on Monday – from the cuttings garden

For today’s April daily post I’m joining Cathy at Rambling in the Garden for her weekly challenge to us to find flowers in our gardens to bring inside to enjoy during the week.  She been practising for her daughter’s wedding, for which I have every admiration. Continue reading

In a vase on Monday – Dahlia joy

Monday has become one of my favourite days of the week since I began joining with Cathy at Rambling in the garden where she asks us to create a vase to enjoy in the house from flowers picked in our own gardens.

It is still very hot so I was up at 5.30am to be able to work a little outside and in before it became too hot.  This is even more necessary on Mondays as it is important to pick flowers before the sun is on them and they begin wilting.  I cut and place them immediately into buckets of water; sadly the myth of walking around with a beautiful trug of flowers would mean that the flowers were dead before they reached the relative cool of the house. Continue reading