In a Vase on Monday

I was in a bit of a rush as I left the house to visit some friends for supper and gathered a big bunch of flowers from my wild bit of the garden

orange metal jug

I just had time to plonk them in a jug, take a photo and dash.

In the bunch are honeysuckle (grown from a cutting), golden rod (self seeded), marjoram (self seeded), poppy seed heads( self seeded), purple toadflax (self seeded), a tall pink dianthus (grown from gathered seed), feverfew (self seeded), leycestra formosa (self seeded), bronze fennel (self seeded), and a weed with purple flowers like a thistle (self seeded) that I don’t know the name of.

They looked so much better when my friend transfered them to her vase in front of her fireplace.vase on Monday

I continue to enjoy the progress in my ‘long border’ – here it is at 7am this morning

Joining Cathy for In a Vase on Monday, who is in the Pink today.


21 responses to “In a Vase on Monday

  1. Love your border, it made me think I need some coarse texture in mine. hmmmm.And the vase, sometimes the casual ones turn out the best and the fireplace placement, brilliant.

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  2. Your bunch does look lovely against your friend’s white fireplace. There is something lovely about a random bunch of wild flowers.

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  3. Such a lovely arrangement, Sandra! Your long garden is filling in nicely, and you have a steady hand with your camera. Delightful to be able to enjoy it all with you. Thanks for the tour! 🥰

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  4. Your friend must have loved receiving your mixed bouquet – beautiful as a walk in the country! The long border is looking fabulous. I liked hearing all the birds calling in the background, too. 🙂

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    • My friend does lots of beautiful formal arrangements, but she did really seem to love this wild mixed bunch as she lives in a town and has a small (but beautiful) garden herself. I’m so glad you are enjoying the bird song, it calms down a bit from now on, but there are still plenty about.

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  5. What a lovely bunch! I’ve saved your video to watch later when I can really savour it 🙂

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  6. Your wildflowers make a very pretty vase, Sandra! I enjoy seeing your long border too, complete with birdsong.

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  7. What a great advert for seeds, Sandra – and thanks for sharing progress on your border. How many mb/kb does the video take when you upload it

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  8. A lovely gift to bring!

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