Mixing it up

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Its pretty rare for me to walk into a store and buy flowers at this time of the year. Its peak growing season, and I have worked hard to create a space in my yard where I have things to cut and use in flower arrangements during peak growing season. I can easily snip a few things here and there … Read More

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Sunflower Arranging: Conquered

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I am pretty sure I have lamented in this blog about how hard it is for me to work with sunflowers. My guess is it’s hard for everyone, unless you you don’t care about anything but the sunflowerness of the arrangement. If that’s the case, then you just plonk the whole lot of them in a bucket, and know that most people … Read More

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Trip Report Part Deux: The Gardens & Estates

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Back this week for Part Two of the trip report, this time focusing on the gardens and estates we visited in England. A timely trip as who knew, but 2016 is apparently the year of the English Garden. So glad we could oblige! Starting in London, we arrived a few days in advance of the RHS Flower Show at Chelsea … Read More

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Blooms for a Blind-Taste Test

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It isn’t every day that we have an occasion to gather good friends, eat amazing food and drink fabulous wine. While we all wish it were an everyday occurrence, more realistically we may be able to pull it off every couple of months. After visiting my aunt and uncle down in Chapel Hill, NC, I was feeling the need to … Read More

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Barney, inspiration & amazing tulips

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When I sit down to create a blog post, sometimes I have a post in mind to write about, and equally true is that sometimes I struggle with what to post about and sometimes I wander into the store to buy bread and what I see is the only reason I need to buy flowers and make something from them. … Read More

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