Nothing easier than a vase full of rhodies and a bit of spirea. The Pacific NW is rhodie country and our garden has five mature specimens. June is busting out all over the garden. Roses, clematis, alstromeria and much more. There is so much to chose from right now it’s difficult to keep up. […]
The garden is awash with color. Tulips, clematis, Chinese fringeflower, snowball viburnum. Simple purple glass vase.
Right now in the garden, the plant I love to hate — bluebells. They are everywhere, spread somehow (ants?). And yet, this time of year they bloom and I love the skyblue-ness of them. So featured in a petite bedside vase. Muscari, bluebells, epimedium, and bleeding heart. I have a sweet, though small collection of […]
We are finally moving into a time of substantial blooms in the garden which means the potential for more floriferous arrangements. This is an 8″ vessel compared to the diminutive 4 incher last week. Hyacinths are highlighted, accented by dogwood branches, horse chestnut branches and acanthus leaves. I’m halfway through the year with this […]
This week our plum began blooming. I have a lovely cherry bark vessel that I thought would be a good match. And so it was. The lone tulip was from a bought arrangement.