Category Archives: bulbs, corms and tubers

In a Vase on Monday: Snow in Summer

The photograph doesn’t do today’s blooms justice as in reality they look like one big fluffy snowball – and having omitted to take an overhead shot you will have to just form your own impression of their snowy whiteness. The … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Little and Large

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In a Vase on Monday: Ballad of the Blue Heron

Remembering that tulips tend not to need any additional frippery when in a vase, IAVOM today is purely that: tulips. Three stems of lily flowered Ballade and three of fringed tulip Blue Heron, displayed in matching blue glass bottles of … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: So Simple

Being as honest as the day is long, I will immediately come clean and say that this vase was prepared on FRIDAY and the tulips given to a friend on Saturday accompanied by prunings of a red-stemmed cornus. This was … Continue reading

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Ina Vase on Monday: Flying the Flag

There is no patriotic intent in today’s post, but the colour of the blooms instantly reminded me of the Union Jack flag and it just so happened I had these tiny flags purloined from celebrations of some royal event, probably … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: A Potential Crime Scene

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In a Vase on Monday: a Walk in the Park for a Chicken

Unlike a chicken (or  certainly the black one shown strolling nonchalantly above), for whom choosing a title for this post would have been a walk in the park, I really dithered today. Having anticipated picking some of the early blue … Continue reading

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