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In a vase on Monday – cheating again

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As I did once before, today I’m including a stunning arrangement prepared by someone else.

This was in the beautiful Bodysgallen Hall where my sister and I stayed for our recent Welsh sojourn (see post about our visit to Bodnant Garden here).

The thing that first caught my eye about the arrangement was what I thought were unusual cream coloured roses, but on closer inspection, they turned out to be ornamental cabbages!  I’ve seen seed for these for sale, but it’s never occurred to me to grow them for cutting.  Perhaps I should have a rethink…2015-10-30 10.06.21

As well as the cabbages, were Alstromeria2015-10-30 10.06.33

and Gladioli.2015-10-30 10.06.12

Although the gardens at Bodysgallen are award winning (and I’ve included a few photos below to show its quality) the only flowers I saw in the grounds which could have contributed to this arrangement were a bed of gladiolli, so I think we have to assume the rest were bought.  I know this rather against the grain of IaVoM, but I hope you’ll forgive me.

Thanks as ever to Cathy at Rambling in the Garden for hosting this entertaining and informative meme.

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