The Patient Gardener

  This week’s ‘In a Vase on Monday’ is a simple affair. For more ‘In a Vase on Monday’ posts visit Cathy at Rambling in the Garden

  I was inspired by a couple of beautiful feeds on Instagram (@simplybyarrangement @kreettakreetta and @derletztewolf) to pick some late spring flowers from the garden and to attempt to arrange them...

This week’s vase is a simple one.  The ‘vase’ was made for me by my eldest son today.  It is essentially a log which he has carved out and filled with...

Well it was only a matter of time before daffodils were the subject of the In a Vase on Monday post.  Many of these were blown over in the winds at...

I’ve never cut Forsythia for the house before and I really pleased I have chosen it for this week’s Monday Vase post. My forsythia bush is to be pitied.  It grows...

It seems inevitable that hellebores would feature this week especially after seeing so many at Ashwood Nurseries on Saturday. I have realised that I have quite a few hellebores in the...

The vase this week is a simple one which doesn’t really require me to say much.  The camellia flower is from a small camellia I have growing in a pot.  It...

Continuing with the stuck in the sofa theme of the last post my Vase On Monday isn’t a vase but a potted Hippeastrum. I love Hippeastrums, or Amaryllis as we used...

This week was a real struggle so I almost didn’t bother to write this post but in life we have to go with the rough as well as the smooth so...

Finally the first snowdrops are flowering so I thought I would feature some in this week’s Monday vase, plus it means I get to enjoy them in the evening when I...