Friday, March 23, 2012

What a Difference a Year Makes

It's hard to believe the growth in a year. Our front garden is thriving and is such a source of joy and contentment.

Looking back at January 2011 blog, when planting began, much work has ensured throughout the year with my much loved roses being planted in June. I love David Austin roses and I chose varieties of Evelyn, Graham Thomas, Glamis Castle and Charlotte, creating a colour scheme of cream and old gold. They have all done me proud with gorgeous blooms throughout the year.

I love having fresh flowers inside and yesterday whilst unpacking a box of gorgeous vases from the Savvy group for Rapt Up, and with the roses looking so lovely, it was the perfect opportunity to make an arrangement. I gathered together some Murraya Paniculata leaves and some Glamis Castle blooms. The vase really enhanced the arrangement.

I love this range of vases and the wonderful thing is they look just as gorgeous with or without flowers.

Rapt Up also has had a year of enormous growth and just like my garden is a great source of pride and contentment.
New stock is arriving daily at the moment and I will be sure to make sure you hear of all the wonderful new items as they arrive.