Simplicity of flowers

Thursday, August 18, 2016

perfect simple flower display
This little display of flowers from the garden has warmed my heart since the weekend. There are quite a few plants in bloom at the moment, although I'm reluctant to harvest too many from any one in case I spoil the potential for continued flowering. Some of the stems are very short, like the marigold for example. It made sense to use these little glass vases (old oil reed diffuser bottles) and pop a single flower in each one, so I can enjoy the simplicity of each of the different ones.
As there are an abundance of these feathery asters, I didn't mind taking more of these and making a simple arrangement of alternating pale and bold pink flowers. They are lasting better than I had hoped which is heartening and even C has indicated he likes them.
perfect simple flower display
Do you prefer to see your flowers outside or like to pop them in a vase instead? I have to say that for me it's a balance of the two, but I adore even the smallest little flowery frond in the kitchen.

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