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In a Vase on Monday: The Hippest Lion to Roam the Plain

The rapid progress of a gifted amaryllis hippeastrum had me on tenterhooks – how soon could I snip its bloom for a vase on Monday? It clearly wasn’t going to be fully open in time for today, but hopefully cutting … Continue reading

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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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Wordless Wednesday: Hooray!

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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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In a Vase on Monday: Windin’ the Candle

The material for today’s post was in the balance until yesterday afternoon until I finally decided to leave the Paperwhites in the greenhouse for another week and reached the conclusion that the three buds optimistically picked from a lone Rudbeckia … Continue reading

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Hullaballoo

Another bright and seemingly milder (it’s all relative!) day, but then some┬ádampness this afternoon. The local bird population seemed to be enjoying it too as there has been a lot of activity in the garden since the frost disappeared (although … Continue reading

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