In A Vase on Monday – Frost Comes

Eliza Waters

flower arrangementEarly Sunday morning, we had our first frost. Saturday afternoon, I spent four hours in the garden harvesting what I could save of beans, basil and flowers and ended up with five arrangements. I plan on featuring one at a time over the next weeks to prolong the joy of sharing them. I really miss having a garden full of flowers to create with and winter feels lean without them.

I picked every Dahlia bud and blossom in the patch. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to ID a couple as they were gifted to me.

“What’s in a name? that which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” ― William Shakespeare 

Also included are white and pink/purple Spider Flowers (Cleome hassleriana), pink and white Garden Phlox (P. paniculata) and white and pink Zinnia ‘Cut and Come Again.’flower arrangementIn A Vase on Monday is a…

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