The Rain Washed All My Blooms Away

I have been noticing photos of lovely fresh cut bouquets from home gardens posted on blogs I follow and am so insanely jealous! We have received and still getting so much rain here that my peony and rose blooms were badly damaged.  I did not get the chance to pick the peonies for any type of arrangement nor enjoy their blooms in full force. Everything is under water…..ugh the mud, mud, mud!

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(last year’s blooms!)

So I marched myself to the back of our property cut some trimmings from the japanese privet and was pleasantly surprise with honeysuckle entwined with the privet!  On the way back inside I saw the bamboo coming up with new branches on the young shoots so I cut some of them as well.

Before forging on with my project –

I stopped for a moment to admire my hosta plants.  They are doing beautifully this year!! (oh my poor flamingo – I need to repaint her!)

This is the finished product – it is lacking color but, the aroma is nice and I get to enjoy some fresh cut flowers.

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