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In a Vase on Monday: Art Nouveau

Today’s vase is  tribute to the dahlia it contains: ‘Art Nouveau’. With an estimated height of only 35cms this was the only dahlia to be planted out in one of the borders where sadly it hasn’t done very well and … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Marshmallow Fluff

I have been assailed recently by competing scents/fragrances/smells from last week’s Paperwhites and a basket of Christmas present hyacinths, joined at times by the candle from Windin’ the Candle, and it struck me that the flowers reminded me of typical … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: from Caithness to Cashmere

The contents of today’s vases had been decided upon several days ago, to take advantage of the cheerful blooms of this early rhododendron (R. Cheer!) while they were still at their best. Some of the leaves have been nibbled by … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: The Blossome

Little think’st thou, poore flower,Whom I have watch’d sixe or seaven dayes,And seen thy birth, and seene what every houreGave to thy growth, thee to this height to raise,And now dost laugh and triumph on this bough,          Little think’st thouThat … Continue reading

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