Snippets Cutting Garden

Posted by roanne robbins |

With the Thanksgiving Floral Arrangement Class coming up I have been out in the garden gathering materials. Thinking about color palettes-wanting something bright and sunny...

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Posted by roanne robbins |

I've been outside snipping little bits, gathering tiny treasures from nature and making inspiration boards for the Thanksgiving Floral workshop that Rochelle and I are...

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Oh, the end of the annual cutting garden is here. Drips and drabs are hanging on- a few zinnias and stock, the last of the...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

How about some fall arrangement inspiration from our lovely Roanne?   She picked all the flowers and ingredients for this arrangement from the mixed border...

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There were just four little pots left at my local country store....so I pounced.   I have admired Gaura for some time, but haven't really ever planted it...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

It's wedding season and for the first time in a few years I get to think about weddings.   One my main squeeze friends (you...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

We've discussed the the lawn replacement (I still have no resolution on that) and now I think we need to discuss the mower. We got...

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I have the begonia bug. N and I have been cutting leaves and placing them in old apothecary jars and displaying them all around the...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

Snowdrops are coming up everywhere. N and I found a big swath of flowers that were growing behind the base of some laurels and yews...

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Wind has made my weekend a bit different than I had expected....yesterday's snowboarding was canceled (my family does not mix well with 60 mph winds...

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Dish soap vases.  Who hasn't had an impromptu one of these before?  But mine were never this cute....rather they had all the charm of the washed up...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

I'm starting slow today -- it is a holiday for many after-all (Happy President's Day!). I have been working on a story that involves roses...

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cornus mas for the cutting garden www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by rochelle greayer |

A MIXED BORDER CUTTING GARDEN MUST HAVE PLANT: CORNUS MAS -Cornelian cherry Zone 4-8 Blooms late March to early April Ability to force indoors (easy)...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

Please excuse my absence yesterday....I was up at 4AM with my Dad going to airport and was pretty wrecked the rest of the day.  Plus I was...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

I woke up this morning wishing for a big vase full of cut Viburnum bodnantense. Lucky for me, it is ever so happily growing in...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

Oh Friends -- this is going to be one of those heavy posting days.....where I have plans to share a thing or two with you...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

This might be one of my most favorite blog series' of all time.   The Fashioned Florals collection that Joy at Oh Joy! commissioned from Liz of The...

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populating the helebore cutting path by jgruen www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by rochelle greayer |

I have been thinking about a little woodland patch right outside my living room window. Last year, I planted hellebores and sweet little epimediums and...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

Correct me if I am wrong, but I think this is a picture of a lavender garden.  I came across this image when putting together...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

Today I am excited to share Roanne Robbins' first post in her new Studio 'g' series.  We are calling it Snippets and it will be...

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dusty rose plant palette
Posted by rochelle greayer |

I was struck this morning when I opened up the latest email from Avant Gardens. These plants were part of the mix that they are...

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