this week’s bouquet

This week’s bouquet is simple and ever so sweet smelling.  Being rushed for time, and not much in bloom at the minute, I took the easy route and made a bouquet from all the Lily of the Valley plants in my yard.  I have never used them for a bouquet before and never looked closely at their sweet faces.

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Actually, I made three bouquets and set them on the ledge of the porch.  It was a cool day, and since a few of them were yellowing, I thought they’d last longer outside.

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Plus, I love using my pretty little vases, each with a different design and texture.

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Sweetness is by far the best word to describe these delicate flowers, who spend their short lives, shyly hiding under their green leaves.

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Taking this opportunity to wish all the Mother’s out there, a sweet and Happy Mother’s Day!

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You can find lots of pretty bouquets from all over the world at Cathy’s blog Rambling in the Garden for “In a Vase on Monday”.


16 thoughts on “this week’s bouquet

    1. I must admit, this is the first time I have picked and enjoyed them and their sweet smell. The blooms are so easily missed hiding under the leaves.
      I hope you had a wonderful Mother’s Day too Eliza. Happy Monday!

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  1. They are beautiful flowers and you have displayed them and photographed them fabulously Cindy! I love their scent. They have taken ages to get established in my garden – only just enough for one small bunch – it’s just too dry here.

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    1. That’s such a shame, but on the other hand, they can be a pest here. The spread everywhere and I’m always pulling them out to keep them under control. It would actually be nice to have them as a controlled group.

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