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In a Vase on Monday: More Than Just a ‘Drop

Yesterday’s weather forecast, for heavy snow all morning from 5.00am or so and light snow for the rest of the day, proved correct, giving us 3″ by mid morning and a gradual increase since then. Tomorrow, although dry, will see … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Feel the Beat

‘You are the Dancing Queen, young and sweet, only seventeen Dancing Queen, feel the beat from the tambourine’ This hippeastrum/amaryllis has  gone from dry bulb to fully open and flamboyant flower in seemingly no time (7 weeks) and was in … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Magic Moments

I was half-prepared to be posting an apology of a vase today, as the Golfer and I have had variations of a virus that is going around and for a few days I have felt rather like the hellebore shown … 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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In a Vase on Monday: Twist and Shout

There was a three-pronged approach to this vase: a desire to use the ‘Tête-à-Tête’ before they were past their best, the contrast of the fresh green leaves emerging out of the twisted hazel stems retained from a previous vase, and … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Simples!

For those not in the UK the title might not mean anything, but indeed ‘Simples!’ has officially entered the English language following its use as a catchphrase in a comparison website advert which features either irritating or endearing Russian meerkat … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: My Punk Bud

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