In a vase on Monday – Chrysanthemums rule the day

After the excitement of 5th anniversary of this meme and a challenge of not using a vase, this week we are back using a vase or of course anything that will hold water! Continue reading

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In a vase on Monday – Tulips season continues

OK, so I know I am a bit obsessed with tulips; but when a flower has so many different colours to choose from, and the different varieties flower over such a long period AND you can control their flowering to some extent I don’t think my obsession is so hard to understand.

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In a vase on Monday – Bounty!!

No, not the bounty you eat, but vases of tulips to enjoy.

Cathy at Rambling in the Garden has some gorgeous Iris today, I have too few of those to pick but I do have more tulips. Continue reading

In a vase on Monday – Rich and Sumptuous

Last week Cathy at Rambling in the Garden sent out a challenge to create a Japanese style flower arrangement this week; I have to tell you I failed!  I’m sorry Cathy but there are just too many flowers demanding to be picked to fill vase upon vase with home grown blooms.  I will try in the future, I promise but for today restraint has not been my watchword.  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 – Bringing spring indoors

A beautiful sunny Monday helps a little with the photographs for our weekly challenge of finding flowers from our gardens to bring indoors to enjoy for the week in response to Cathy at Rambling in the garden’s challenge. Continue reading