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 Easter Monday – Jewel colours and some froth

A very Happy Easter Monday, I hope you have been able to enjoy the long weekend, either in your garden or with family and friends.  As it is a special weekend, my flowers today were prepared on Saturday. 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 – 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

In a vase on Monday – Purple and Blue

After a week away in warm sunshine I expected that there would be more flowering in the garden on my return home; but no, it has been cold with temperatures hovering around zero centigrade at night and a cold north wind blowing during the day keeping the temperature in single figures for most of the week. Continue reading