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Friday Night Romance!

Posted 1/19/2015 9:03am by Margie Dagnal.

Friday Night Romance brings you the beauty found on our farm and surroundings each week.

March

Hand tied bouquet of anemones; ranunculus; lambs ear; vinca vine and anemone leaves.

April

A pretty setting in a puddle from abundant spring rains, with our goose, Fiona.  Hand tied bouquet with anemones and dogwood.  No intention, however, it is Goose; Creek; Gardens!

A small round glass vase with tulips; daffodils; ranunculus; anemones; dogwood branches; vinca vine and spearmint.

Hand tied bouquet of ranunculus; sweet peas and Icelandic poppies.

May

A hand tied bouquet of tulips; poppies; stock; sweet peas and dusty miller on our 1979 Ford tractor.

A very large statement piece in a glass vase, at lest 3' across.  Daffodils; tulips; ranunculus; crab apple branches and cilantro.

A large statement piece in an ice bucket with Icelandic Poppies; Sweet William; viburnum; Bells of Ireland; dusty miller and honeysuckle.

A mantle or buffet arrangement, about 3'- 4' wide in a small round glass vase. Poppies; sweet peas; honeysuckle; viburnum; peppermint; dusty miller and vinca vine.

A hand tied bouquet with no face flowers, and many textures make this a beauty.  Sweet William; allium; sweet peas; scabiosa; dames rocket; French Tarragon; spearmint; oracle; wheat and a yellow ground cover(not sure of a name).

June

Hand tied bouquet with peonies; dahlias; sweet peas; snap dragons; anemone; viburnum; mustard greens; oracle; lemon verbena; peppermint and forsythia branches.

Large table arrangement in a milk glass vase.  Stock; poppies; Sweet William; sweet peas; snapdragons; dill; lemon verbena and forsythia.

Hand tied bouquet with a focal flower, the ever popular Cafe au lait dahlia and other small dahlias; delphiniums; sweet peas; poppies; nigella; Chinese forget-me-nots; crab apples; dusty miller and spearmint.

Hand tied bouquet showing off summer colors.  Rudbeckia; dahlias; crazy daisies; bachelor buttons; Chantilly snapdragons; Sweet William; veronica; nigella; vinca vine; astilbe; lemon verbena and hosta leaves.

July

Hand tied bouquet celebrating the 4th of July with white dahlias; snapdragons; lisianthus; red snaps; hanging amaranth; black berries; blue bachelor buttons and forget-me-nots with an accent of dusty miller.

A soft, cool, romantic pastel, statement piece, made in a small milk glass compote style, glass candy dish.  Delphiniums; dahlias; Chantilly snaps; bachelor buttons; feverfew; mint; crab apples; blackberries and dusty miller.

Hand tied bouquet. Dahlia; snaps; ageratum; lisianthus; Queen Anne's Lace; nigella; peppermint; delphinium; zinnias and dill.

Hand tied bouquet of sunflowers; dahlias; lisianthus; scabiosa; forget-me-nots; snaps; gomphrena; honeysuckle berries, and ageratum.

August

A table compote style arrangement at dusk, featuring: dahlias; cone flowers; forget-me-nots; delphiniums; nigella pods; poke-weed; hanging amaranth; mint and dusty miller.

Hand tied bouquet with dahlias; dusty miller; lisianthus; Chantilly snaps; forget-me-nots; statice; ammi and frosted explosion grass.

A large table piece in a glass vase with lisianthus; delphiniums; snaps; dahlias; crab apples; fruited fig branches; dusty miller and pampas grass leaves.

A large table piece in an ice bucket with dahlias; zinnias; scabiosa; butterfly bush; snaps; sweet pea vines; statice; ammi; solidago; grasses and Japanese Knot-weed.

Hand tied bouquet with dahlias; snaps; hydrangea; knot-weed; eucalyptus; scabiosa; champagne grass and dusty miller.

 

Our arrangements make you feel we have just plucked a section of the garden and brought it in doors.  They are reminiscent of the Victorian Era arrangements, similar to what we may all have seen on the early seasons of "Donwton Abbey".

Stay tuned for next week.....

 

 

New Slideshow: 2015 Heirloom mum trialOctober 25th, 2015

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New Slideshow: Friday Night Romance!October 23rd, 2015

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Friday Night Romance contiunes.....January 26th, 2015

Friday Night Romance continues with so many changes as months go by. September Hand tied bouquet of Dahlias, featuring the Cafe au lait; dusty miller; hydrangea; frosted explosion grass; solidago; age

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