In a Vase on Monday: Abundance

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Cathy at Rambling in the Garden took Simplicity to its heights today, with her Monday vase of delicate violet Colchicum flowers. (You must take a look!) And she inspired my title too, asking if we had chosen simplicity or abundance this week – well, I wanted to put everything in my vase today! But I did at least restrict myself to a colour coordinated pink and blue theme. (Although the orange Tithonia are soooo lovely still!)

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Asters, Plumbago, Caryopteris and Verbena are at the blue end of the spectrum, while the pinks are Roses, Sedums, more Asters, Cosmos, Persicaria and Linaria.

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I used to hesitate at cutting flowers from my garden, but this meme has taken away my fear – there really is enough out there, and a few stems removed for a vase indoors is not at all noticeable. Cutting and bringing flowers into the house is also such a pleasurable activity.

Here are a few more pictures of my overflowing vase. It really does make me feel good to have so much colour and beauty in my home!

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Now please do visit Cathy to see what all the other Monday vase creators have chosen: Simplicity or Abundance.

Have a lovely week full of colourful abundance! 😉