this week’s bouquet

Simple is this week’s bouquet. Simple, sweet, and so easy.  These are simply cuttings from a hanging basket with a single begonia plant in it. This is an area I created behind the fence in my back garden with a wrought iron table and chair, where I like to sit when I need a garden break. It’s quiet, peaceful, and most importantly shady. This basket … Continue reading this week’s bouquet

this week’s bouquet

Making a fresh arrangement doesn’t have to be difficult.  This bouquet was made a few weeks ago with simply taking cuttings from my Oakleaf Hydrangea bush.  Nothing fancy, nothing extra . . . just using what you have at hand. I made this arrangement specifically for my bedroom, since the colors in my room are beige, pale pink, and pale olive green. The Oakleaf flowers … Continue reading this week’s bouquet

so happy

So sorry to post about zinnias again, but I would never have imagined that one pack of seeds could make me so happy. The simplest of flowers brings the simplest of joy. Every time I go into my back yard, I am awed by the riot of color they add, spreading their happiness everywhere. And it’s not just the flowers that bring such joy, but … Continue reading so happy

this week’s bouquet

This week’s bouquet comes from the large patches of perennial ageratum that have happily spread themselves around both the front and back  gardens. I don’t really ever remember planting them, and they have never done very well, but this year, they are everywhere.  A bit of a thug, but because they provide such abundant blooms and color in late August, they are most welcome here. … Continue reading this week’s bouquet