Monthly Archives: May 2013

Peony Perfection

Cricket Hill  in Thomaston CT is only a short hop from Lady S in Litchfield.  I went there one very sunny day to see what their Peony Festival. This famous nursery specializing in peonies is located on a suburban … Continue reading

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Bouquets in Art

Before I arranged flowers, I painted them.  This topiary daisy tree and its attendant primrose court were inspired by plants at Longwood Gardens. Flower arrangers can be inspired by classical Dutch paintings like Flowers in a Terracottta Vase, by Jan … Continue reading

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Red, White Blues…

Red, White Blues… Long time readers will recognize this patriotic Scotty from a post last summer (  As he is near my flower wholesaler in West Springfield, I passed him just this week and he now has a pair of … Continue reading

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