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Bouquet #4

Red and yellow are two of my favorite colors to combine. This bouquet features dahlias from FiveFork Farms in Upton, MA. These I picked up on my way home from Boston at the… 215 more words

Blue Ribbons

A check came in the mail last week from the Woodstock Agricultural Society for $10.00! Exciting to hold my first ever fair winnings – a result of entering two bouquets into the Woodstock Fair that received blue ribbons. 90 more words

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