I can’t quite for the like of me figure out how I’ve gotten so behind on my 52 week challenge. I know I missed some weeks for traveling and the like but had I been on track, the year would have been over in September. Nonetheless, I still have some vases and vessels to feature […]
In reviewing the blog, I discovered a leftover “persimmon” post that I’m going to add now. The persimmon went bare months ago but the warmth of the color is a nice reminder of what the garden an yield. From garden….. To Vase Featured: persimmons, alstromeria, hydrangea, dahlia.
I am current traveling and obviously don’t have access to either my garden or my collection of vessels. However, my daughter gifted me with a wonderful iron (?) container and I intend to use it at least once on my trip. Here’s what I came up with. unfortunately I can’t identify any of the flowers […]
There are a surprising number of pink and purple flowers in the autumnal garden and I’ve taken a selection of these and grouped them into a tablescape arrangement. I have had this collection of small vases in greens and ambers that I typically use individually. They make a nice grouped arrangement. A close up of […]
One of our simple traditions for the Holiday and the new year is to see what our garden can produce in the dead of winter. Obviously, living in Zone 8, in a fairly moderate climate, means that we usually can find a decent number of things blooming. Alas, this year, we are stuck in the […]
I volunteer for a wonderful organization, The Bloom Project, (thebloomproject.org) which repurposes flowers into bouquets for patients in hospice with the mission of demonstrating beauty, giving and joy during end of life care. The organization was founded in Bend, Oregon and has been operating in Portland for at least three years. Heidi Berkman, the organization’s […]
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