Tag Archives: Inula magnifica

Ina Vase on Monday: HOT!

I think everyone of us who lives in the UK knows it has been hot! hot! hot! for weeks (and accordingly dry! dry! dry!) and despite hints of possible thunderstorms in some parts, the weather app on my phone doesn’t … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: A Pair of Snips

I have to confess that this vase was not created especially for IAVOM, but when the time came to create this week’s vase I liked the existing one so much that I decided to share it with you. The contents … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Lazing on a Sunny Afternoon

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In a Vase on Monday: And So to Bed

Sometimes a vase and its contents, props and title come together like a dream and this is one such time. I know I used roses last week, but a new flush of these tiny apricot blooms proved too hard to … 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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Garden Bloggers Blooms Day: All Right for Some

There may be a bit of a floral lull in the garden in July, but nectar loving creatures are still finding what they need, as the above butterfly on Inula hookeri (last week’s Wordless Wednesday’s Citrus Swirl) shows. The majority … Continue reading

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In a vase on Monday: Sunset

Having had my eye on the increasing stature of a grown-from-seed Inula magnifica for a number of weeks, awaiting the first flowers to use in  a Monday vase, I was pleased to see that the main flower was just beginning … Continue reading

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