I never tire of dahlias – their endless color and bloom shape. This year I went overboard on a certain color, positive the summer brides would want it. Well, I guessed wrong! But there’s a silver lining in that I get the dahlias in my garden and my house bouquets. Here they are in a […]
When I went out in the cool of the evening tonight, I didn’t know what I would pick. I started with hosta leaves and a white hydrangea and ended up with all manner of pinks and purples. I’m arranging a wedding this weekend and wanted to save the reds and oranges for when I […]
It’s lilac season, or the end of lilac season as my lilacs are showing their age. Nonetheless, I thought a vignette featuring lilacs was/is in order. I only wish you could smell them too! Two elements of the vignette – The narrow green vase with allium, ladies mantel and columbine. The smallest element, with a […]
The garden is awash with color. Tulips, clematis, Chinese fringeflower, snowball viburnum. Simple purple glass vase.
I went out to do some pruning and my sweep of the garden when the hellebores caught my eye. In my other blog Travelindigo, I have a picture of a swath of these. Hellebores are a very short lived cut flower but create lovely long lasting stands in the garden. I am always surprised to […]