In a vase on Monday – Elegant Irises

Monday is the time to go into the garden and pick some flowers to enjoy in the house or, if you have time, to play around and practice your flower arranging skills. Continue reading


In a vase in Monday – Simplicity

We arrived back at about 7 pm last evening to find the garden had moved on again.  Tulips that had been in the ground for some years were flowering; the Anemone coronaria are mostly finished, and the Dutch Iris were all open and demanding to be picked! 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