In a vase on Monday – Pink and White

When I was picking the flowers for today’s vase, I thought I would probably make two arrangements, one pink and one white but once I started putting the stems in the vase I decided that I would prefer one larger arrangement so mixed the two colours together.  It is often a surprise what goes into a vase to join with Cathy at Rambling in the garden for this addictive meme. Continue reading

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In a vase on Monday – Flowers for a Pizza party

My flowers for today’s In a vase on Monday post to link with Cathy at Rambling in the garden were arranged on Saturday for a pizza party I was hosting on Saturday evening. Continue reading

In a vase on Monday, well every day of the week really.

Monday is a special day of the week as it is then that we join Cathy at Rambling in the garden to share a vase of flowers picked from our own gardens.

I always hated cutting flowers from the borders and spoiling the displays so I have always wanted a cut flower bed; I have certainly not been disappointed that I dedicated space to creating the beds several years ago which just predated this meme.  The Dahlias are in overdrive so again I picked and created vases during the week as well as vases for today’s post. Continue reading

In a vase on Monday – a week of flowers!

I usually cut flowers on Monday morning for my ‘In a vase on Monday’ vase to join with Cathy at Rambling in the Garden and countless others who have adopted this popular gathering point on a Monday morning.  But last week the cut flower beds suddenly exploded with blooms needing to be cut. Continue reading

In a vase on Monday – Airily white

Cathy at Rambling in the garden asks us to share a vase of flowers cut from our own gardens every Monday; it is always a pleasure to join her and many others for who this  has become a ritual at the beginning of the week.

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In a vase on Monday – Madonna, che bello!

On Monday Cathy of Rambling in the garden challenges us to find flowers in our own gardens to put in a vase.  This has now become such a regular part of my life that I even neglect to pick flowers for a special lunch party but do still join Cathy!!! Continue reading