Tag Archives: cosmos

In a Vase on Monday: What Goes Around…

…comes around, and on Friday friends came around for lunch, bringing a nice bottle of wine and a pretty posy of flowers from their garden – so far, so to be expected. Apart from the sedum, though, all the flowers … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn, Gardening, Gardens, In a Vase on Monday, rain | Tagged , , , , | 44 Comments

In a Vase on Monday: Daisy, Daisy

The generosity of Cosmos ‘Dazzler’ and Anemone japonica (probably ‘Honorine Jobert’) are at the heart of this vase, hence the ‘Daisy, Daisy’ of the title; plans for using the prop of a card reproducing a vintage bicycle advert were scotched … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening, Gardens, In a Vase on Monday | Tagged , , | 59 Comments

In a Vase on Monday: Just in Case

Knowing we would be in Edinburgh today for our now annual meeting-up of family and, just in case I wasn’t able to ‘beg, borrow or steal’ any blooms for a vase while was away, when I put together a little … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening, Gardens, In a Vase on Monday | Tagged , | 60 Comments

In a Vase on Monday: Pinky, Perky and Perkier

In complete contrast to last week, today we have an unashamedly sugary pink confection, with blooms as Pinky and Perky as they come. The blooms were collected in an aluminium bucket and looked so at home there that after trimming … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening, Gardens, In a Vase on Monday | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 77 Comments

Wordless Wednesday: Spent Up

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , | 18 Comments

In a Vase on Monday: Shabby Chic

It’s Bank Holiday Monday here in the UK so, being without my usual Monday morning activities and, as it is raining, no visit to a Bank Holiday Monday car boot sale either, there is an earlier vase on Monday! Roses … Continue reading

Posted in Being Creative, Gardening, Gardens, In a Vase on Monday | Tagged , , , , , , | 48 Comments

In a Vase on Monday: the Sweet Shop

There was no fixed plan for today’s vase – it could have been big and blousey or small and sweet and perhaps the end result is somewhere in between. The starting point was the hydrangea, three young heads from this … Continue reading

Posted in Being Creative, Gardening, Gardens, In a Vase on Monday | Tagged , , , , , , | 34 Comments