Each Monday Cathy at Rambling In The Garden invites us to share an arrangement composed of materials collected from our gardens.
The weather continues to feel very summery but autumn reveals itself this week in the bright, yellow glow of Swamp sunflowers currently dominating the western border.
The sunflowers are the focal point of this Monday’s vase.
A lichen-covered branch from the river birch out front is used for structure and visual texture.
This arrangement really is a lot of fun in person but its personality proved difficult to capture in photographs.
Helianthus angustifolius (Swamp sunflower)
Lichen-covered Betula nigra (River Birch)
Oasis Lomey 11″ Designer Dish, black, round
Three floral pins (frogs)
The Swamp Sunflower has its attractors, including this Fiery Skipper (Hylephila phyleus).
Thanks to Cathy at Rambling In The Garden for hosting and giving us an opportunity to share flower designs across the world. Visit her to discover what she and others found to place In A Vase On Monday.