Tag: Queen Anne’s Lace

Buzzing with Bees + ‘Honey It’s Good’ Flower Arrangement

Think outside the vase and upcycle a vintage honey can as a vase for garden flowers. Post includes includes flower arrangement longevity tips and additional floral inspiration. Happy Monday! The garden has burst into bloom and is buzzing with bees! And I’m joining my blogging friends to share some floral inspiration and Monday Morning Blooms!…

Flower Therapy: Easy Garden Flower Arrangement and Method

Happy Friday! I put together a quick and easy garden arrangement with flowers and greenery from the garden for a little flower therapy. Endless Summer Hydrangeas are thriving and loving the abundance of rainfall we’ve gotten recently. . . Butterfly Bush is blooming with pink plumes and butterflies. . . And the soft, silvery stalks…

Weekend Waterview: Happy Memorial Day Weekend!

Happy Memorial Day Weekend! Here’s a little weekend waterview. Our Memorial Day weekend weather forecast has been a mix of sunny, cloudy, and stormy. I hung a basket on the dock this morning filled with Queen Anne’s Lace that I picked from the field next to my Potting Shed. They cut the field for hay around…

Tea Kettle Garden Bouquet and Happy Mother’s Day!

Think outside the vase when it comes to arranging flowers. A vintage tea kettle can make a charming container to fill with garden flowers. Happy Mother’s Day! I picked some flowers for a garden bouquet in celebration! I’m enjoying the peonies last hurrah until next year. . . *sniff* A vintage enamel tea kettle with a…

Red, White and Bloom: Potting Shed Door Basket

I’m celebrating the Red, White and Bloom in the Potting Shed this Memorial Day weekend. Endless Summer Hydrangeas put on a pretty flush of blue blooms in the last couple of weeks. I added some to a basket on the front door of my Potting Shed along with some Queen Anne’s Lace, free-for-the-picking, growing in the field next…

Chalking it Up to Celebrate the Red, White and Bloom!

I’m celebrating the Red, White and Bloom in the Potting Shed and chalked up my door in celebration! Our hydrangeas are covered in blooms now, a welcome sight in contrast to the few flowers we had last year. Ball jars are filled with a red, white and blooming combination of Endless Summer Hydrangeas, Queen Anne’s Lace, the red…

A Red, White and Blooming Patriotic Table!

  I set a table that’s Red, White and Blooming in anticipation of Independence Day! We’ll be celebrating family members’ birthdays along with America’s birthday this weekend and watching the fireworks from the water. I couldn’t resist dishing out a little tabletop fun with some patriotic fanfare in a celebration of red, white and blue. Broad…

May All Your Weeds *Bee* Wildflowers and Giveaway!

I’m a fan of Jars and *Bees* so I’m sharing some Jar and Bee Love, rolled into one package, with a wee summertime giveaway!  I was buzzing around T. J. Maxx when I spied Quattro Stagioni Canning Jars a year ago, and again more recently a couple of weeks ago. The bee skep design on the jars is ideal…

Welcoming Summer: Whites on the Porch!

I’m welcoming summer with whites on the porch! If June’s weather is any indication, we’re in for a hot, humid summer! In anticipation, I’m surrounding myself with whites, to stay cool, at least psychologically, on the porch. I’ve been busy with some household projects the past several weeks and no time to play with my camera, so I…

Lacy Queen Anne

My field of dreams is yielding a healthy crop Queen Anne’s Lace~ Replacing the daisies and cornflowers~  Cornflowers were at one time on the prohibited plant list in North Carolina since they’re so invasive~ Personally I find dandelions more problematic since we’ve never been invaded by cornflowers :)  Queen Anne’s Lace arrived with the colonists…