(Not) In a Vase on Monday: One, Two, Three, Four, Five…

Rambling in the Garden

… once I caught a fish alive….

In truth, it’s not something I have ever done (but I did once have to unhook a live fish from Elder Daughter’s fishing line and throw it back in the lake when ED was about 10 and suddenly realised she didn’t want to eat the fish for tea after all), but this vintage Dartmouth Pottery fish platter is my (not) vase today; alongside the footed platter is a matching flat one. Five dried gomphrena (‘Strawberry Fields’) blooms were placed on the footed platter to represent the five years that In a Vase on Monday has been going … that’s 260 vases!

Having started to pick blooms and post a vase on Monday each week for my own benefit,  inviting others to join in gave me an even greater incentive to keep doing it – and here we all are still! Usually between 20…

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