Tag: crocosmia

Grown and Gathered Flowers

The best part of summer is the wonderful array of flowers the garden has to offer, and if you look carefully you can find great roadside flowers to add to that bounty. Here is my latest collection of garden and gathered blooms in my $3 compote (yes, that price is correct!). I realize this is a departure from the ikebana…

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 340

Earlier in the week I promised my sensei that I would continue to work on my weaving and leaf manipulation practice. Today I used the only palm leaf I had to do this piece for today’s ikebana, not perfect but still a pretty good start. With the woven palm leaf I used a stem of crocosmia from the garden (hooray…