Foraged Yellow Rose and Cosmos Bouquet

Yellow and purple are on opposite sides of the color wheel, but look stunning together in this bouquet. If I dare say so myself, it is a rather masculine looking bouquet. All the flowers were foraged from the garden and as soon as I noticed that it was about to start raining, I knew that…

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Flowers in their Natural Habitat

When thinking about some animals, the first word that comes to mind is wild, for they can not be tamed no matter how hard we, humans, try. Despite flowers having defense mechanisms of their own, rarely do would we use the term wild to describe them. ”Wild beauty”, perhaps would be a more fitting term,…

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Yellow and Peach English David Austin Roses Blooming at the Moment

The second big flush of roses has come around and¬†is absolutely gorgeous. The funny thing is, that it is the yellow, orange and peachy roses that have started blooming the soonest. Black spot has also come around and I’m doing my best to fight it off, but that is a nearly impossible feat when rain…

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The Simple Summer Garden Bouquet

There is something magical about a single stem of cosmos. In the spring when I was sowing seeds, I was a bit apprehensive about growing annual flowers. On my gardening journey I had made many plant friends, but they were all ¬†friendships I could nurture for many years to come. Then came along cosmos and…

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Garden Roses and Ribbons

Having fresh flowers from the garden to use in floral arrangements is perhaps the main reason behind why I garden and grow roses. Whenever my garden roses produce long stem, it is cause for celebration for that can only mean one thing, they are ready to be used as cut flowers in my homegrown floral…

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In the Cutting Garden: Kordes Florentina Rose- A Red Climbing Beauty

It would be difficult to find a better red climbing rose than Florentina from the German rose breeding center Kordes, which claims to have the prettiest roses in the world. The red nostalgic cupped blooms off of this incredible garden rose, as well as its disease resistance and vigorous growth make it a winner in…

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