In a Vase on Monday – Hot Pinks and ….

Monday is here again and it is time to rise to Cathy at Rambling in the Garden challenge to pick flowers from our own gardens to enjoy in our homes. Continue reading

In a Vase on Monday – One white and one dark

We were away at the weekend staying with friends who had taken a house in Tuscany; As today had been forecast to rain from 7 in the morning until 9 tonight I thought it wise to pick my flowers for today’s vase for Cathy immediately – there were a huge number of flowers screaming out to be picked and because of the forecast I picked almost all of them, filling 4 containers! Continue reading

In a Vase on Monday – Abundance

Think how much pleasure you gain from a vase of flowers in the house; think how much more pleasure there is when you have grown the flowers from seed and grown them in your own garden. ¬†This is what Cathy at Rambling in the Garden asks us to do each week and I want to repeat that she is a star! ¬†Creating vases even if she is far from home, plonking a few things in a vase to encourage every one to join in – you don’t need to be an expert flower arranger to gain pleasure from your flowers, anyway I feel it can’t be said too many times, THANK YOU CATHY. Continue reading