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Bouqets & Decorations, In Season & Plants

Double flowering tulips

Double flowering tulips are really special. Not so easy to find in the shops around here unfortunately. Therefore it was true happiness when I found a couple of bunches in purple and pink the other day. These days tulips makes the winter easier to cope with. We have had huge amounts…

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Saturday tulips

New bouquet with tulips and cytisus brings energy, hope and spring feelings. Something that may be needed as a reminder of that winter dosen’t last forever. Love the scent of cytisus. This bouquet ended up in the kitchen. Wishing you a happy weekend! /Charlotte

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Rescuing Hyacinths left from Christmas

I am very happy to rescuing the left over hyacinths from the shop shelves. I have never understood why so many only connect hyacinths with Christmas here in Sweden (maybe in other countries as well?) when they are primarily a spring flower, which has a long season as a forced…

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A new year

Welcome 2018! Finally on our way towards more daylight hours, I am about to burst with longing for the garden, flowers, the smell of soil and all the outdoor time. I find the winter darkness becoming harder and harder to cope with and the missing of opportunity to pop out…

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Anemones

In the light of the winter’s frost and also the darker winter grey weather, anemones are fantastic. Filled with life and freshness, they are just what you need on a frost glistering or rainy day at the end of November. Winter luxury with touches of spring. Just a few branches…

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Flowers in October

With one foot still in the summer, it’s nice that there has been no frost yet. And it’s still possible to put together bouquets. And it actually became sunny today when I had a day in the garden. And that it’s still possible to feel the pulse from the garden,…

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Edible bouquet

Red chard, dill crowns, creamy coloured marigolds, purple basil, leaves from celery, beautiful bean pods, some squash flowers and a couple of branches with aronia berries. An edible bouquet in other words. Love that. I’m emptying most of the vegetable path and taking the opportunity to do make something with it for…

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Monday flowers

I’m taking every opportunity now to cut flowers to all kind of vases there’s to find. It’ s like time now are extra generous to us before the cold comes. The day begun with sunshine and ended in rain. Autumn weather and summer feeling at one and the same time. It…

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Bouquets in September

During the late summer and early autumn it is truly easy to make bouquets straight from the garden. Not just small but big and generous. Dried seed heads from the allium ‘Purple Sensation’ are so lovely in the bouquets now. I allow most of them to stay in the flowerbeds…

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Tulips from the garden

To be able to pick a bouquet of your own tulips is a luxury every year it is possible. I’ts not every year you want to cut tulips from the borders, but sometimes you manage to pick one here and one there without it’s beeing noticed. The bouquet consists of tulips…

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The smallest vases are ready

It works if you make them small. Out of the gardens early bloomers you can make some sweet bouquets. The smallest vases are standing ready to be filled with snowdrops, beautiful Primula aurikla, Curidalis solida ’Fumewort’, Christmas roses, twigs that have become green in vases indoors and a few forced…

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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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