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In a Vase on Monday: Goodbye To All That

My, how I dithered yesterday when deciding on the contents of today’s vase – champing at the bit to use the first of the ‘big’ tulips that were now in bud but still wanting to celebrate the last throes of  … Continue reading

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Ina Vase on Monday: Strawberries and Cream on a Sunny Day, a Gentle Breeze Blowing

My, how my mind flitted as I pondered what to put in my vase this week! Should I, for the first time this year, cut a bunch of hellebores as they really are at their best now and Alison of … Continue reading

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Ina Vase on Monday: Mixed Bag (and a smelly one at that)

Still taking advantage of indoor flowering bulbs, today’s vase was almost inevitably going to be a mixed bag, so I thought I may as well as pop the blooms into a bag* and use it as an integrated prop. The … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Take a Chance, Take a Chance, Take a Chance on Me

With more than half a dozen buds on Camellia japonica ‘Nobilissima’ swelling nicely and following the success of other shrubby buds opening in vases, I decided to take a chance and try the camellia in today’s vase. This sprig with … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Great Golden Sun

Welcome to the last Monday vase of January! Increasingly we have been seeing a hint of spring creeping into our vases, and as I prepared last week’s tiny offering the first flower on this narcissus was opening – would they … Continue reading

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