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Wednesday Vignette

It’s Wednesday Vignette time again! How quickly those weeks do pass.

I’m choosing a blossom from a globe amaranth (Gomphrena sp.), an annual here. I bought it from the local farm stand in late June or early July and it looks like a winner, going strong here in early September. 173 more words


In A Vase On Monday—And Tuesday

My daughter and son-in-law are visiting from the west coast and we hosted a big gathering yesterday to give relatives and friends a chance to see them. 260 more words


Gomphrena canescens

Herb to 1.8m, with large pink ball flowers, widespread across the Kimberley.


Gomphrena flaccida

Small and widespread pink flowering herb with multi-heads, smaller than G.canescens.


In A Vase On Monday—Vivid Summer Color

Monday brings the chance to practice flower arranging by joining in Cathy’s weekly challenge In A Vase On Monday, where the goal is simply to fill a vase using materials gathered in one’s own garden. 340 more words


Seasonal Flower Alliance

You’ve got a good man when he willingly holds the bridal bouquet you just made so you can photograph it as the sun sets and the mosquitos eat you alive.

Sunday Flowers Are Back

It was about a year ago that Chris and I started wondering what life would be like if we had a farm where we could grow flowers and produce.   64 more words