Friday, March 20, 2009

FLOWERS FOR THE HOUSE

One of the most wonderful things about having a garden is being able to pop out and pick a few flowers for the house. I always allow plants to grow here there and everywhere in vegatable beds and pathways on the pretext that I will be cutting them to bring inside. One of the stems on the unknown double narcissus was broken off today. I couldn't let it languish so I picked two more stems to bring inside. With a few columbine leaves it makes a miniature arrangement. The fragrance is wonderful and reminds me of my childhood in England.

3 comments:

  1. Good morning Jenny,

    What a serene and uplifting arrangement.
    Those flowers look so beautiful and I covet that vase.

    I wonder what those dafs are. Never saw them before.

    BTW, I read this morning that there is a Rose descended from R.Peace, that is called Rosa 'Grand-mere Jenny'.Applicable?
    jo

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  2. These were the vases we used at my son's wedding. They just held a few tulips in the center of the tables( My dil's favorite flower). I use them all the time, often in multiples. Yes I could grow the Rosa- Grand mere "Jenny" with four of the little darlings and another on the way. I love the way it describes the color as having a tinge of burnt orange. The color of the University of Texas. We have a lot of burnt orange around here! I'll be on the look out for it.

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  3. Nothing nicer than one's own flowers in the house. Those daffs are so gorgeous ... wish you knew the name; but I know how easy it is for us to have unknown favorites. I've got a few myself.

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