Zinnias and buddleja, aka butterfly bush
My offering for this In a Vase on Monday post is small but cheerful.
The vase is an old pharmacy bottle that was dug up in Florida. The decades spent in the earth imparted a milky patina to the aqua glass. I found it at
Dogwoods in Clayton, Georgia, over the 4th of July weekend. Now on to the flowers.
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Asiatic lily, hummingbird mint, dusty miller, sedum and creeping Jenny
This spring, I planted a bargain variety pack of shade bulbs and roots. The big, beautiful Asiatic lily in this vase is the summer payoff.
It’s the only flower so far, but perennials can take a couple of years to put on a show. (And I probably could have taken more care in preparing the soil before planting.) Now, for the rest.
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Today I’m posting from my family home on Pinnacle Mountain, just outside the quaint town of Clayton, Georgia.
It’s a sisters’ long weekend, and we’re about to head out to lunch, so I’ll make this quick!
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I’m in between summer and spring blooming seasons, so today’s In A Vase on Monday post is a pot of succulents.
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The guest room smells amazing today thanks to the small vase of gardenias clipped for today’s In a Vase on Monday post.
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Last week, I noticed a few garden bloggers chose fun animal vases for In a Vase on Monday. This week, I follow suit.
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Red hot poker (yellow flower), butterfly bush, ice plant and Carolina snailseed
This week, vibrant new blooms join the spring party and the Carolina snailseed is being super clingy.
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