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In a vase on Easter Monday

A few vases for Easter Monday!  No Easter is complete, for me, without a posy of primroses.  When I was a little girl, Easter was a lovely occasion with family arriving bearing beautiful chocolate eggs decorated with pretty sugar work flowers, and we would walk by the Basingstoke Canal and pick huge bunches of primroses.  Lovely memories of happy Hampshire childhood days.  So today's primroses are to relive those memories, and the other little posies are for the joy of Springtime and to remind us that Easter is a time for new and renewed life.

The Pastis bottle, with yellow archangel, is for Notre Dame.  Yellow archangel, apart from its rather appropriate name at this time, is a statuesque plant, which I think is fitting as a tribute to that remarkable building in Paris, which, after the events of the last week, has probably touched the hearts of more people than any another other building in the world, at any time, ever.  Here, on Easter Monday, is to its resurrection and restoration to new and marvellous glory.

Happy Easter!

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  1. What lovely sweet vases! I especially love the primroses as they are not common here where I live. They are so sweet and delicate!

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    1. Thank you Cindy. Primroses are the epitome of Springtime for me! Easter wouldn't be quite the same without them! I hope you have been able to enjoy the weekend sunshine! A

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  2. Love the Primroses, my mother always made an Easter Egg tree from leafless branches. Primroses are houseplants here.

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    1. Is that a yellow primrose like our wild ones, or something more colourful? We have primroses of all colours for the garden, but I have to say I don't think you can beat the soft yellow ones which are currently abundant in the countryside! A

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  3. What a lovely colllection of thought proving objects and blooms. The 'grassy' rabbit is unusual - have you had that a long time?

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    1. I bought the grassy rabbit in Melbourne a few years ago, but I have seen them here this year. Cute little chap isn't he!

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  4. Beautiful colors and flowers, Amanda. Happy Easter!

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    1. Thank you Kris. You have another beautiful bounty in your post! Always so lovely! I hope you have enjoyed Easter. We have had a fantastic weekend of weather - always such a bonus when it's a holiday too! Have a good week. A

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  5. Oh yes, the Archangel is perfect for Notre Dame. Lovely Easter floral scene with the green bunny. :) Hope you had a happy Easter too.

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    1. A good sunny Easter thank you! Lovely to be able to sit outside and enjoy some warmth and be up close and personal with the garden! Glad you liked the archangel. A

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  6. Your grouping of posies is perfect for the season. Happy Easter!

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    1. Thank you Susie. I hope you had a lovely sunny chocolatey Easter! And lots of flowers of course! A

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