Bouqets & Decorations

Seasonal meeting

When the snow has melted away the true star perennials are still standing in the flower beds, as if the winter has not bothered them at all. Although dried, they have straight backs and strong form. At my place the star troupe consists of Astilbes, different varieties of grass, white…

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April

Spring signs

They fight their way up through the soil. It can still almost be frozen sometimes. Still there is life that is stronger than Aprils whimsical weather with alternating sun, heat, minus degrees, snow and wind. Not a strange thing that you want to lie down flat to be able to see…

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Bouqets & Decorations

Signs of spring on a tray

Gathering signs of spring. Some from the flower beds and some from newly acquired Christmas roses.   All the small things get seen. The last of the snow has just melted away and the soil is diggable. It is mostly brown and still dry. Long grass from last year is swaying…

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Bouqets & Decorations

Bouquet in happy colours

For a celebration; my mother turned 70 years old a few weeks back. Flowers belong to birthdays, especially when it is even numbers, but otherwise as well. Flowers and cake. A cup with snowdrops (if there had been any emerged when it was her birthday) would of course have been…

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Places

Colours of Bali

Bali is truly colourful in many ways. Sacrificial flowers, incense and fragrances. Crowds and lively food markets. Crafts and chickens on the streets. Sun, warmth and pouring rain. Good food and beautiful sunsets.   I save all the impressions and bring them home. I like.

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Bouqets & Decorations

Flowery easter twig bouquet

With budding twigs, fresh pussy willow and waxflower the easter twig bouquet becomes a mix of bouquet and twigs in a vase. I like it. You can make unbelievably many things with twigs and branches all through the year. It’s probably only in the midst of summer that I don’t…

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Gardens

Beijing Botanical garden

truly look forward to our vacation in just over a week’s time. There will be both jungle and beach. And a visit to the nearby Botanical garden. That is a must. If there is a botanical garden nearby when we are travelling I always need to visit it. I don’t…

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Bulbs & Tubers

Time for dahlias

If you ask me, there is no summer without dahlias. Flower romance at it’s best. To get the flowers to bloom as early as possible it is high time to pot the tubers to start the propagating. You can wait with it, or even do it earlier. I don’t want…

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