Mondays vase, spring Irises

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While at the Melbourne garden festival in March this year there were a couple of the big bulb tents, I must of been in each of them for about 45 minutes agonizing about what to get for the front garden,I didn’t have a plan so had to wing it.

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In today’s vase I have cut some of the Irises I put in, an oldie but a goody the dutch Iris blue magic.  I bought a bag of 25 and planted them in clumps, they are all opening up now and I love how you get the double flower on the single stem.

Thanks to Cathy for this wonderful idea of filling a vase from the garden and sharing it with each other.

Mondays vase – a stir-fry in a vase

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Keeping with the theme of my last vase, I went out into the garden had a look around and decided it was another edible vase.

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I  gathered some green and purple sprouting broccoli, kale and beetroot leaves and finished it off with a branch of chillies from the kitchen garden.  That’s when I thought “It’s a stir-fry vase”.

We will be enjoying the contents of this vase for dinner tomorrow night!  I am linking up with Cathy and other gardeners who share their vases on Monday & Tuesday, thanks for having a look.