Category Archives: Bloom

Bloom 2017 – Purple and White

I was looking back the other day at all the arrangements I’ve posted here and realised that I hadn’t done little vases for quite some time. I love littles and try to collect small glass jars and other containers that … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – Be Bold

There is no wonder that Spring is many people’s favourite month. It starts of slow, subtle and gentle with snowdrops and daffodils. And as the temperature gets a little warmer we are hit between the eyes with a riot of … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – Zing, zing

Every year in the autumn I plan and ponder and make lists of tulips I want to plant. When the bulbs arrive and I cast a glance about the garden I can never seem to find a spot for them, … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – Poets and Bay

I am thrilled to be back again with a flower arrangement, the first since November last year. I’m also thrilled that I seem to have found a new vase. Actually this was a candle holder but I liked that it … Continue reading

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Bloom 2016 – Crazy Wild (aka the one where I totally go for it)

Remember I mentioned that there was another arrangement left to share? Well here it is. Basically I picked everything I could lay my hands on in one last burst of floral fun. I found that an old stool was perfect … Continue reading

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Bloom 2016 – late summer meets early autumn (and a vignette series)

I am absolutely of the opinion that this arrangement does not work but I loved it anyway. These were some stems I had left over from a big arrangement and they couldn’t be wasted so were popped into this lovely … Continue reading

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Bloom 2016 – A little late, late splash of colour

I had hopes of harvesting more these last couple of months but sometimes things don’t quite work out. September zoomed by then we were away and here we are almost at the end of October! I’m disappointed at my flower … Continue reading

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Bloom 2016 – Summer colour

This is an arrangement from the other week. I spotted the beautiful Anemones at the back of the border and wondered how they’d last as a cut flower. I also found a clump of Oregano that I’d planted flowering away … Continue reading

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Bloom 2016 – update in August

There is a little sigh happening around here. Summer is winding down. The light is fading earlier and there is a chill creeping into the morning air. And I have not harvested many flowers at all so far this season. … Continue reading

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Bloom 2016 – Free Purple

I love collecting flowers and foliage from the self sown plants that pop up around the garden. It’s flowers for free and that tunes into my frugal side. Truth be told one of the main reasons I grow my own … Continue reading

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