In a vase on Monday – a change from pink!


Firstly (as we were still away) I’m sorry I missed posting as part of last week’s IaVoM five year anniversary.  What an achievement – well done Cathy!

With my more recent vases getting a bit stuck on a pink theme, I thought it was time for a change and have chosen to feature these bright and cheery orange Nasturtiums which have seeded themselves and are currently taking over one of the Greenhouse Beds.


To these I added a few Gazanias which are still flowering bravely in both the Greenhouse pots and the Bronze Bed.   They’re actually rather more bronze than the photo would suggest, but the idea was to bring out the darker markings in the centre of the Nasturtiums.


The fact that I can still pick such a vibrant vase and plonk it on the kitchen table in the second half of November is quite the tonic!  Why don’t you pop over to Cathy’s blog to see what others have created to cheer their Monday?


8 thoughts on “In a vase on Monday – a change from pink!

  1. Peter Herpst

    These wonderful bright colors are as warming as any cup of tea or coffee so your mug is a perfect choice for this cheerful bouquet!

  2. Cathy

    Oh they are vibrant, aren’t they? Such a simple little flower but my goodness they do look cheerful in a vase (mug) – and of course the gazanias are a graet partner. Thanks for sharing, Jen


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