Tag: cosmos

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 21

Tired of waiting for the garden to start blooming again I went to the Dupont Circle Farmer’s Market today to purchase some flowers. Using what I’ve grown or collected has been a pretty good feeling, but after days of barely being able to glean enough worth while materials to work with I had to buy flowers. The upside is that…

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 17

Finally we get some much needed rain in Washington,DC. Our garden is happy today and so am I. The heat and dry conditions have make blooming material scarce in the garden and August still has many days left. One thing I wanted to experiment with was leaf manipulation with the equisetum(horsetail reed) growing here. It loves water so I had…