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In a Vase on Monday: a Close Shave for a 4th Anniversary

Four years and 208 vases ago, IAVOM began and has since grown to the popular meme is today. I started the weekly vase as an incentive to myself so its popularity has exceeded any expectations I might have had. These … Continue reading

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Good Heavens to Murgatroyd!

I was (unusually) at a loose end earlier today, awaiting a delayed delivery, so decided to tackle one of my inside winter jobs, updating my snowdrop list and map. My kind and generous friend Anna of Green Tapestry had shared … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Pink Parfait

I tried a couple of different containers for this week’s IAVOM offering before settling on this one and immediately knew it would work well as the blooms splayed out perfectly, seemingly complementing the curves of the vase itself. I would … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: #156

There was no way of knowing three years ago just how much of an institution IAVOM would become, starting as it did as an incentive just for myself to pick material for a vase on a regular basis, with the … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Blogging Friends

The variety of colours in the garden continues to increase as June progresses but the majority of blooms are still on the pastel spectrum, leaving nasturtium, geum and wallflower Cheiranthus allionii to pave the way for a flaming summer in … Continue reading

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999,999 and Counting…?

Although we got back from our Outer Hebridean trip on Monday evening things are nowhere near back to ‘normal’ as we were due at Renishaw Hall on Tuesday in my blogging capacity (more soon – well, soonish) and yesterday the … Continue reading

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Meeting and Greeting

  Internet access has been limited on our trip and my netbook unpredictable and unresponsive when wifi was available, but where possible I have been able to read your comments and know that some of you have worked out that … Continue reading

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