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In a Vase on Monday: Sunshine on a Cloudy Day

A mixed day, in fact, as a sunny morning yesterday gave way to a sudden short but heavy shower when I was in the greenhouse, then again as I prepared to photograph this vase, as you can see from the … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Late Flowering Lust

Today’s vase celebrates late flowering blooms of the summer garden (without resorting to dahlias or the few continuous flowering roses), all lustworthy in their own right. Stuffed into this ‘Handpicked with Love’ vase (a gift from the lovely Anna of … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Coffee n’ Cake

Regular visitors to Rambling in the Garden will have guessed from the title what is being featured in today’s vase, without even seeing the photo: Dahlia ‘Café au Lait’. This distinctive decorative dahlia has large heads in a milky coffee … Continue reading

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In a vase on Monday: Brian’s Dream Dahlias

Yes, he did indeed ply us with dahlias too, and my goodness haven’t we enjoyed appreciating these at close quarters! The quality and size of the blooms are just wonderful and the length and straightness of the stems show just … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: My Vase Runneth Over

Today’s vase quite simply celebrates abundance and the best the garden has to offer. Almost all of the blooms in this chunky rectangular glass vase came from the cuttings beds and were picked purely for their gloriousness and without any … Continue reading

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Ina Vase on Monday: After the Ball is Over

This week’s In a Vase on Monday offering consists of ‘ball’ Dahlia ‘Glow’ and Amaranthus caudatus courtesy of the cutting beds, new vase courtesy of lovely blogging friend Anna of Green Tapestry and a now redundant poster courtesy of the … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: From Zero to Hero

A week or so ago it occurred to me that the Iris ensata next to the stream were flowering last year when we opened the garden informally: would it do the same this year? Within days several stems were apparent … Continue reading

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