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In (lieu of) a Vase on Monday: Opportunities Gained and Lost

Enjoying the occasion rather than looking for photo opportunities meant that this is the only photo, and a rather belated one at that, of the wedding flowers in action on Saturday – too late to remedy the situation by the … Continue reading

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The Wedding Planner

Practising buttonholes and posy for Younger Daughter’s wedding the other week was such a useful exercise, giving me a feel for the task and a reasonable idea of the time involved and potential material required. Experiencing first hand the durability … Continue reading

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Buttonholing Myself

I grabbed myself by the lapels today and tackled some practice buttonholes (not posh enough to be ’boutonnières’…) for The Wedding – not only did I want to experiment with putting them together but also to experience how long it … Continue reading

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Weeding and Wedding

It has been a week of crossing things off lists with lots of weeding around the garden, ordering florist’s sundries in preparation for wedding posies and finishing off the wedding sonnet and my wedding outfit. Oh, and today several hours … Continue reading

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The Bride Arrives Too Early

Younger Daughter’s wedding, for which I am providing posies and buttonholes, is at the end of April, only six weeks ahead, but I will not be using the batch of Anemone coronaria ‘The Bride’ which were planted in the greenhouse … Continue reading

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Thinking Ahead

Many thanks to all of you for the best wishes forwarded to my Mum on her 90th birthday – I am hoping she will read them for herself on last Monday’s post. Not surprisingly our few family days together in … Continue reading

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