sweetpeas shining in the sun

In a Vase on Monday – Cupani Sweet Peas

I cut as many sweet peas as I could this morning to keep the flowers coming and had enough for vases for home and work and friends. It’s wonderful, although it made me a bit late for work.
sweet pea flower close up macro
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roses in vase - iceberg, rugosa and sweet peas

In a Vase on Monday – Roses and Sweet Peas

A week of sunshine and suddenly all of the roses are out, and I’m trying to pick all the Sweet Peas to keep them going. I still haven’t put the tomatoes out though, in case a big wind comes up.
glass vase of flowers

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just joey rose with statice and hydrangeas

In a Vase on Monday – Just Joey and Bridal Bouquet

Just Joey is just such a lovely and unusual rose, and although it’s not turning into a big bush, it’s in a tough place beside the driveway, continually battling off the attentions of a purple penstemon on one side and a rosemary on the other. Not to mention the weeds and grasses.
On the other side of the driveway is Bridal Bouquet, one of our first hydrangeas, and one that was bought from a nursery rather than from a cutting, so I know what it’s called.

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