Tag: hellebore

Garden Gleanings

Another day of working with materials gleaned from the garden. It is an attempt to try to be more conscious about using seasonal, locally and sustainably grown materials. This is one of my resolutions for this year and beyond and has been greatly inspired by the book “The 50 Mile Bouquet”. It was a Christmas gift from my partner Frederick,…

Bring in the New

A new year has begun, with it my resolution to do more ikebana. Something small to start the year (using one of my many new vases received at Christmas, this redwood vase is from Mrs. Ham), it is great to use materials foraged from the garden. My walk with Frederick today was a chance to see what else might be…

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 230

This sweet Japanese vase was brought home to me today by Frederick, so I had to use it right away. It has a great white glaze with some greenish spots, whiich led to my use of green(pine needles) and white(hellebore) to match the vase colors. The pine needles are used as the mechanics to hold the hellebore in place. Many…