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In a Vase on Monday – cabbage, anyone?

With some bolting ornamental cabbage “blooms”, I finally thought I had something interesting enough to share on this fun meme; In a Vase on Monday, hosted by Cathy at Rambling In the Garden. Supposedly, the common name of this particular … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday – berries and fennel

For a couple of years now, I have seen blog posts roll by, partaking in a wonderful blog meme hosted by Cathy at Rambling in the Garden, called ‘In a Vase on Monday’. The idea is that you can have … Continue reading

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Ikebana – a brief overview of Japanese flower arrangements

At various library sales, I found two wonderful little books, dating back to the mid-1950’s, explaining the art of Japanese flower arrangements. Both were written to demystify Japan to foreigners; one was issued by the “Japan Travel Bureau, Tokyo” as … Continue reading

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