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Alstromerias in a Monochromatic Autumn Arrangement – Week 11

I love alstromerias! It’s so much fun to work with a flower that has such versatility, colour and texture. I use them in elegant and classic centrepieces, compact posies, simple hand-tied bouquets and oversized, flowing arrangements. They are fabulous massed into a tall clear flute shaped vase where the stems become part of the design, and equally smashing when bordering brightly coloured gerbera daisies tucked into a funky striped bowl.
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Dahlia – My Favourite Flower – Week 7

Tweet Dahlia – My Favourite Flower “The dahlias glowed in the autumn sun. Criss-crossing back and forth between the plants, trying to avoid the spider webs dripping with dew, I admired the sheer excess and exuberance of the species. Yellow dahlias, as big as salad plates, shining like miniature sunbursts. Tiny pompom dahlias of deep [...]
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