In a Vase on Monday: Green

Well, it’s been a little breezy around here the last few days… to say the least.

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And a lot of dead wood came down from our trees, as well as a few green bits of fir trees, and a rather large piece of ivy…

So for Cathy’s challenge to fill a vase with materials from my own garden every Monday, here is today’s (tongue in cheek) “arrangement”!

The Ivy Tree

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See the poorly Poinsettia to the right? I’m about as successful with them as I am with Cyclamen! And to the left they are nut shells in the fireplace, waiting to be burnt in the next fire.

It just seemed such a shame to put all that fresh green on the compost heap. So, propped up with a Miscanthus stem it has been given a few days’ reprieve on our fireplace.

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I didn’t want to chop it about, although I know it is a bit of an odd shape, but it makes me smile each time I walk past. It appeals to my sense of humour!

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These leaves seem to defy winter with their rich colour.

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Have a look at “Rambling in the Garden” today, where Cathy presents her vase for this Monday along with links to lots of other vases from around the globe.

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