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In a Vase on Monday: Twiggy Trio

Good morning and welcome to a mid-January In a Vase on Monday, for which I had already earmarked a damaged twig of witch hazel Hamamelis vernalis ‘Amethyst’, retrieving it from where it was hanging on by a mere thread of … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Hope Springs Eternal

I was pruning roses yesterday and found this clutch of buds amongst the prunings of Rosa ‘Lady Emma Hamilton’. Instead of consigning them to the compost heap I decided to bring them inside and pop them in a vase for … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Oddments

On this grey, damp and drizzly Monday, a day that many people in the UK would consider to be a typical November one, contenders for a vase were few and far between and the result really is a collection of … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Much Too Strong for Phantasie

Dear love, for nothing less than thee Would I have broke this happy dreame; It was a theame For reason, much too strong for phantasie, Therefore thou wak’d’st me wisely; yet My dream thou brok’st not, but continued’st it.from ‘The … Continue reading

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Six Years of In a Vase on Monday: Wotcher Shortie!

Welcome to the sixth anniversary of In a Vase on Monday! Approximately 312 vases later, the meme seems to be as popular as ever amongst both vase makers and vase viewers, irreversably changing both the viewpoints and habits of many … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Clara, Dorothy and Phyllis Come to Tea

I am sure I have brought other lovelies to tea on a previous Monday morning, but today it is the turn of Dahlia ‘Dorothy Rose’, Chrysanthemum ‘Clara Curtis’ and Salvia ‘Phyllis Fancy’, nipped at their heels by Antirrhinum ‘Liberty Classic … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Not Fade Away

Just a quick vase from me today, and a straight copy of a posy I gave to a friend a few days ago: a spent hydrangea head and 3 sprigs of Persicaria ‘Red Dragon’, the green, red and pink markings … Continue reading

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