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In a Vase on Monday: Ballad of the Blue Heron

Remembering that tulips tend not to need any additional frippery when in a vase, IAVOM today is purely that: tulips. Three stems of lily flowered Ballade and three of fringed tulip Blue Heron, displayed in matching blue glass bottles of … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Easter Island

When I saw this ‘desktop’ Easter Island figure on the website from which I was ordering some troughs, and at only a couple of pounds, it was inevitable that it would be snapped up as a potential prop for Monday … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Harlequin

I am not going to make any sort of apology for including tulips in my Monday vase again as we have learned by now that this is an occupational hazard in spring for northern hemisphere Monday vase makers – but … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: So Simple

Being as honest as the day is long, I will immediately come clean and say that this vase was prepared on FRIDAY and the tulips given to a friend on Saturday accompanied by prunings of a red-stemmed cornus. This was … Continue reading

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Ina Vase on Monday: Flying the Flag

There is no patriotic intent in today’s post, but the colour of the blooms instantly reminded me of the Union Jack flag and it just so happened I had these tiny flags purloined from celebrations of some royal event, probably … Continue reading

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In a Vase on…erm, Sunday: Five Years a Blogger

I am taking the liberty of posting my Monday vase a day early – because today it is five years since I began blogging and combining the occasion with the first showing of this lovely vase has been my plan … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: a Walk in the Park for a Chicken

Unlike a chicken (or  certainly the black one shown strolling nonchalantly above), for whom choosing a title for this post would have been a walk in the park, I really dithered today. Having anticipated picking some of the early blue … Continue reading

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