In a Vase on Monday: Not Fade Away

Rambling in the Garden

Just a quick vase from me today, and a straight copy of a posy I gave to a friend a few days ago: a spent hydrangea head and 3 sprigs of Persicaria ‘Red Dragon’, the green, red and pink markings of the persicaria picking out the different shades of the hydrangea. Made on my weekly ‘Grannie Day’, the grandchildren were having their afternoon nap in the room where most of my vases are stored, so my choice was limited. This heavy turquoise glass vase is a fairly new acquisition from the charity shop at our local waste disposal site but I am sure it will be used often – I love both its weight and shape.

If you have a few minutes to pick some blooms or other plant material from your garden and plonk them in a vase or jam jar, then please share the result with us by…

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