Spring is creeping in. I can feel it. I can see little tiny pieces of it. By next week I might have my own-grown flowers, but not today.
Today it's store-brought, and plain old alstroemeria. Actually, I love them, but 90% of the time it's what I buy. I did check for roses yesterday. They were all "soft", so I did not purchase.
Since it was my old standby, I wanted to try something more creative than "plop in the vase", so what I was going for was vertical and layers. This is close to what I had in mind, and at least it's a bit of
And, you know that I have a pot of spring bulbs this time of year. We have had these hyacinths for more than a week and they are still perfuming the entire house. Many of their ancestors from previous winters are starting to bloom in the garden ... as they will next year!
Please be sure to visit Jane at SmallButCharming. She is our hostess today, as she is every last Monday! Lots to see, so be sure to hop over there to find out what's blooming in other parts of the world.