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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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Ina Vase on Monday: Strawberries and Cream on a Sunny Day, a Gentle Breeze Blowing

My, how my mind flitted as I pondered what to put in my vase this week! Should I, for the first time this year, cut a bunch of hellebores as they really are at their best now and Alison of … Continue reading

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In a vase on Monday: Heads and Tails

My how I dithered this morning – and even found myself thinking about the vase contents when I woke during the night, not something I make a habit of, fortunately! All week I had been considering the little group of … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Twist and Shout

There was a three-pronged approach to this vase: a desire to use the ‘Tête-à-Tête’ before they were past their best, the contrast of the fresh green leaves emerging out of the twisted hazel stems retained from a previous vase, and … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: My Punk Bud

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In a Vase on Monday: Sticks and Stones

Thinking last night about today’s vase, I was well aware that there was little suitable bloom-wise and guessed I would need to be reliant on twigs or foliage – the post title ‘Sticks and Stones’ then popped into my head … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Twist and Shout

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When Dick the Shepherd Blows his Nail (GBFD)

Having little foliage to feature on January’s Garden Bloggers Foliage Day (hosted by Christina – follow the link for more foliage posts) was never in doubt since the current snowfall began on Friday. The snow has now stopped falling and been … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday with ps

ps now that Elder Daughter is safely in Las Vegas I can post details of her wedding garter

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