Category Archives: In a Vase on Monday

In a Vase on Monday: Cut and Dried

I picked up a wispy silver birch branch from one of the Golfer’s newly swept paths during the week, intending to put it in our green waste bin but, looking at it more closely and admiring its shapeliness, decided there … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Twiggy Trio

Good morning and welcome to a mid-January In a Vase on Monday, for which I had already earmarked a damaged twig of witch hazel Hamamelis vernalis ‘Amethyst’, retrieving it from where it was hanging on by a mere thread of … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Hope Springs Eternal

I was pruning roses yesterday and found this clutch of buds amongst the prunings of Rosa ‘Lady Emma Hamilton’. Instead of consigning them to the compost heap I decided to bring them inside and pop them in a vase for … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Hazel and Hazel

Having wished everyone a Happy New Year in IAVOM last Monday, today’s vase almost seems a bonus, having inadvertently ‘forgotten’ there was a complete week between Christmas and the start of 2020. Bonus Monday or not, I will still take … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Still Life, Pomegranate and Holly

A glorious winter’s day, perfect for gardening, was foreshortened by a late start before being curtailed by increasing cloud cover and light showers. With the wisteria pruned, I continued with the rejuvenation of one of the bold borders, a task … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Spike Revisited

In the very early days of IAVOM I posted a vase entitled ‘Spike’, which I described as the ‘simplest and easiest and somehow the most satisfying of vases on a Monday so far’; since then I have put together many … Continue reading

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Ina Vase on Monday: More Teeny Tiny

Another teeny tiny vase on Monday for me, and despite trying several alternatives I am still using the little Bretby Pottery jug I used in the anniversary post, giving an arrangement a mere 10cm (4″) tall. The jug is filled … Continue reading

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