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bright and  The inspiration for a bright arrangement can come )52075<,1*72(92.($7+(0(25)5207+(B2:(5625 $&&(6625,(67+(06(/9(6/29((;3(5,0(17,1*:,7+&2/285 $1'%5,*+7&20%,1$7,2162)7(1*(7,163,5$7,21)520 1$785(25:+(1$0$7$B2:(50$5.(77+(57,0(6,7 0,*+7&20()520$577(;7,/(625(9(1)5207+()$6+,21 6+2:620(9$5,(7,(62)B2:(56$5(,163,5$7,21$/$6 7+(<&20(,1620$1<&2/2856256+$3(6+(6(2)7(1 /22.*5($70,;('83,16,1*/(9$5,(7,(6/29((50,1, gerberas, tulips, dahlias, carnations, poppies, ranunculus $1'526(6)257+(6('(6,*167+(56/22.%(77(5:,7+ 620(A//(56$1'+$9(726$</,.(720,;%5,*+7&2/2856 with acid greens like Alchemilla mollis or green dill, Anetheum graveolens)<28+$9($/,0,7('%8'*(77+(1 you can get a lot of mileage out of chrysanthemums, which come in a kaleidoscope of colours and sizes, and $/62526(6+(-(//<%($1$55$1*(0(176+2:123326,7( ,6($6<72&5($7()520B2:(567+$7$5($9$,/$%/($//<($5 5281'(50,1,*(5%(5$6$5(68&+$B2:(5$1'+$9($ +8*(&2/2855$1*(7+(5:,6(*2)25$6($621$/B2:(5 68&+$678/,36,1635,1*25$+/,$6,1$87801 Right ?(5758'((.<//@526(6+$9(%((10,;(':,7+ Thlaspi?5((1 (//@$1'   ?#(//2:'$<@:,7+ ? 35,&27@526(6$1'*(5%(5$60$//*/$66780%/(56+$9( %((1:5$33(':,7+? /$&.($@/($9(6$1''(&25$7(' :,7+5,%%216$1':,5('3($5/6+('$5./($9(6 &2175$67:,7+7+(%5,*+7/<&2/285('B2:(56 Opposite above Icelandic poppies grown in Italy are $5281',17+(9(5<($5/<635,1*+(,5-2<)8/&2/2856 $5(*5($77286210$66(5($&</,1'(52)7+(0+$6 been placed inside a bowl to create an area to mass dried pulses and beans, which tone with the brightly &2/285('3233,(6233,(61(('72%(6($5(':,7+$ 1$.('B$0(:+(17+(<$5(5(&87 Opposite below (:(/&2/285('-(//<%($16:(5( 7+(,'($%(+,1'7+,6$//2:((1B2:(5$55$1*(0(17 Roses and brightly toned chrysanthemums are handtied into a dome and placed into a cylinder inside the bowl where a void has been created for the sweets so they will not get wet and can later %(&21680('

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bright and  The inspiration for a bright arrangement can come )52075<,1*72(92.($7+(0(25)5207+(B2:(5625 $&&(6625,(67+(06(/9(6/29((;3(5,0(17,1*:,7+&2/285 $1'%5,*+7&20%,1$7,2162)7(1*(7,163,5$7,21)520 1$785(25:+(1$0$7$B2:(50$5.(77+(57,0(6,7 0,*+7&20()520$577(;7,/(625(9(1)5207+()$6+,21 6+2:620(9$5,(7,(62)B2:(56$5(,163,5$7,21$/$6 7+(<&20(,1620$1<&2/2856256+$3(6+(6(2)7(1 /22.*5($70,;('83,16,1*/(9$5,(7,(6/29((50,1, gerberas, tulips, dahlias, carnations, poppies, ranunculus $1'526(6)257+(6('(6,*167+(56/22.%(77(5:,7+ 620(A//(56$1'+$9(726$</,.(720,;%5,*+7&2/2856 with acid greens like Alchemilla mollis or green dill, Anetheum graveolens)<28+$9($/,0,7('%8'*(77+(1 you can get a lot of mileage out of chrysanthemums, which come in a kaleidoscope of colours and sizes, and $/62526(6+(-(//<%($1$55$1*(0(176+2:123326,7( ,6($6<72&5($7()520B2:(567+$7$5($9$,/$%/($//<($5 5281'(50,1,*(5%(5$6$5(68&+$B2:(5$1'+$9($ +8*(&2/2855$1*(7+(5:,6(*2)25$6($621$/B2:(5 68&+$678/,36,1635,1*25$+/,$6,1$87801 Right ?(5758'((.<//@526(6+$9(%((10,;(':,7+ Thlaspi?5((1 (//@$1'   ?#(//2:'$<@:,7+ ? 35,&27@526(6$1'*(5%(5$60$//*/$66780%/(56+$9( %((1:5$33(':,7+? /$&.($@/($9(6$1''(&25$7(' :,7+5,%%216$1':,5('3($5/6+('$5./($9(6 &2175$67:,7+7+(%5,*+7/<&2/285('B2:(56 Opposite above Icelandic poppies grown in Italy are $5281',17+(9(5<($5/<635,1*+(,5-2<)8/&2/2856 $5(*5($77286210$66(5($&</,1'(52)7+(0+$6 been placed inside a bowl to create an area to mass dried pulses and beans, which tone with the brightly &2/285('3233,(6233,(61(('72%(6($5(':,7+$ 1$.('B$0(:+(17+(<$5(5(&87 Opposite below (:(/&2/285('-(//<%($16:(5( 7+(,'($%(+,1'7+,6$//2:((1B2:(5$55$1*(0(17 Roses and brightly toned chrysanthemums are handtied into a dome and placed into a cylinder inside the bowl where a void has been created for the sweets so they will not get wet and can later %(&21680('

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natural greens

2/,$*(,668&+ $1(66(17,$/,1*5(',(17720<&2/285)8/B2:(5 $55$1*(0(17686(*5((172721('2:1&2/2856 720$.(7+(0%5,*+7(525-867*(1(5$//<720$.($1 $55$1*(0(17+$5021,286)620(21(35(6(17('0( :,7+$5($//<',)A&8/7&2/285&20%,1$7,2121(7+$7',' not really work that well together, it would be by the &/(9(586(2))2/,$*(7+$7&28/'%/(1'7+(&2/2856 also like to use more than one type of foliage in most $55$1*(0(176720$.(7+(29(5$//())(&7025(1$785$/ However, of course there are occasions when I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t 86($1<)2/,$*($7$//$5.*5((1*/266<)2/,$*(721(6 '2:1&2/285$6'2(6'$5.5('25%85*81'<+(/,0( greens add zing and make the combination brighter $1')5(6+(55(<$''6'(37+$1'&$1%(9(5<86()8/ ,1$'',1*7(;785(722!$5,(*$7(')2/,$*(:+,&+,62)7(1 creamy or yellow I am wary of, as it interferes with the ,03$&72)7+(&2/285868$//<67((5&/($52)9$5,(*$7(' unless I am making an all-foliage arrangement, or when )2/,$*(,66&$5&(5,17+(:,17(50217+6

Above ,;('+(5%6$5(*5($7)2/,$*(6 for the summer months, adding scent $1')5$*5$1&($6:(//$6/22.,1**22' Right â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Hidcoteâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; lavender is one of my )$9285,7(6$6,7+$6'$5.%/8(B2:(56 $1'$&/($567521*6&(17

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natural greens

2/,$*(,668&+ $1(66(17,$/,1*5(',(17720<&2/285)8/B2:(5 $55$1*(0(17686(*5((172721('2:1&2/2856 720$.(7+(0%5,*+7(525-867*(1(5$//<720$.($1 $55$1*(0(17+$5021,286)620(21(35(6(17('0( :,7+$5($//<',)A&8/7&2/285&20%,1$7,2121(7+$7',' not really work that well together, it would be by the &/(9(586(2))2/,$*(7+$7&28/'%/(1'7+(&2/2856 also like to use more than one type of foliage in most $55$1*(0(176720$.(7+(29(5$//())(&7025(1$785$/ However, of course there are occasions when I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t 86($1<)2/,$*($7$//$5.*5((1*/266<)2/,$*(721(6 '2:1&2/285$6'2(6'$5.5('25%85*81'<+(/,0( greens add zing and make the combination brighter $1')5(6+(55(<$''6'(37+$1'&$1%(9(5<86()8/ ,1$'',1*7(;785(722!$5,(*$7(')2/,$*(:+,&+,62)7(1 creamy or yellow I am wary of, as it interferes with the ,03$&72)7+(&2/285868$//<67((5&/($52)9$5,(*$7(' unless I am making an all-foliage arrangement, or when )2/,$*(,66&$5&(5,17+(:,17(50217+6

Above ,;('+(5%6$5(*5($7)2/,$*(6 for the summer months, adding scent $1')5$*5$1&($6:(//$6/22.,1**22' Right â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Hidcoteâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; lavender is one of my )$9285,7(6$6,7+$6'$5.%/8(B2:(56 $1'$&/($567521*6&(17

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using

yellow ranunculus

This page This natural-looking spring wreath ,6$55$1*(',1$*/$66'28*+187%2:/+( corkscrew hazel has been wound into the %2:/72&5($7($)5$0(72&$55<7+(B2:(56 Parrot tulips and ranunculus have been 7+5($'('7+528*+7+(7:,*)5$0(:25.

This page This fresh grouped %2848(7,6)8//:,7+3/803%8'6 :$,7,1*72%856723(1(5( yellow ranunculus have been used with double peony tulips, scented Mahonia aquifolium<(//2:?,&. ",/'(1@Narcissus, and the cream and orange centred Narcissus ?(5$1,80@

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yellow ranunculus

This page This natural-looking spring wreath ,6$55$1*(',1$*/$66'28*+187%2:/+( corkscrew hazel has been wound into the %2:/72&5($7($)5$0(72&$55<7+(B2:(56 Parrot tulips and ranunculus have been 7+5($'('7+528*+7+(7:,*)5$0(:25.

This page This fresh grouped %2848(7,6)8//:,7+3/803%8'6 :$,7,1*72%856723(1(5( yellow ranunculus have been used with double peony tulips, scented Mahonia aquifolium<(//2:?,&. ",/'(1@Narcissus, and the cream and orange centred Narcissus ?(5$1,80@

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10 best blue 0,'6800(5B2:(56 1 Eryngium â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Supernova Questarâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Spiky eryngium makes a lovely 7(;785$/A//(5)25$55$1*(0(176%87 it is also very effective when it is 86('210$66$/21(?83(5129$@+$6 7+(/$5*(67+($'6     ?5,21 8(67$5@:+,&+,69(5<'(/,&$7( $1'7+(0,'6,=(+($'2)?!(*$5 8(67$5@$5()$9285,7(6

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Muscari armeniacum â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Blue Spikeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; (/,&$7(%87'(/(&7$%/((9(5<21( delights at the sight of grape +<$&,17+6     ? /8(5($0@ ? /8(<(6@? /8(7$5@

7 Lavandula angustifolia â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Hidcoteâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Lovely dark blue variety of Lavender 7+$760(//6',9,1(      ?8167($'@,6 $127+(5&200219$5,(7<? /%$@,6 7+(:+,7(9$5,(7<

3 Nigella damascena    "+2&$15(6,677+('(/,&$7($1' romantic love-in-a-mist? It works well with sweet peas, astrantia and Alchemilla mollis

8 Veronica â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Dark Martjeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; 3,.<'$1&,1*B2:(57+$7/22.6 good in arrangements and hand ties $6$''6029(0(17     ? 11$@,63,1. $1'?$<$@,6:+,7(

4 Myosotis sylvatica ,*1,A&$17'(/,&$7(B2:(5:+26( common name forget-me-not makes ,7$1(027,21$/)$9285,7(      Myosotis sylvatica?!,&725,$ /8(@Myosotis   

9 Scilla sibirica ",/'B2:(57+$7/,.(6$6+$'<6327 %87&8/7,9$7('$6$&87B2:(5,17+( (7+(5/$1'6

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10 Aconitum â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Sparkâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Varietyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Monkshood has spires of deepest 3853/(B2:(56,6$9$,/$%/($6$&87 5 Hydrangea macrophylla B2:(57+528*+2877+(<($5%87,6      $5*(023+($'60$.(7+,6B2:(5$ $1$87801$/B2:(5,17+(*$5'(1 (:$5(,7,6(;75(0(/<32,621286 great bloom for large arrangements      Aconitum 250$66('21,762:1 carmichaelli, Aconitum napellus      ? /8( 211(7@ $1'? /8(,7@ 6 Echinops bannaticus â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Blue Globeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; 5(<,6+%/8(63,.<*/2%(7+$7 0$.(6$1',17(5(67,1*B2:(5,1$ supporting role or on its own in an $5&+,7(&785$/'(6,*1      ?$3/2: /8(@ ?!(,7&+@6 /8(@

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10 best blue 0,'6800(5B2:(56 1 Eryngium â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Supernova Questarâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Spiky eryngium makes a lovely 7(;785$/A//(5)25$55$1*(0(176%87 it is also very effective when it is 86('210$66$/21(?83(5129$@+$6 7+(/$5*(67+($'6     ?5,21 8(67$5@:+,&+,69(5<'(/,&$7( $1'7+(0,'6,=(+($'2)?!(*$5 8(67$5@$5()$9285,7(6

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Muscari armeniacum â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Blue Spikeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; (/,&$7(%87'(/(&7$%/((9(5<21( delights at the sight of grape +<$&,17+6     ? /8(5($0@ ? /8(<(6@? /8(7$5@

7 Lavandula angustifolia â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Hidcoteâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Lovely dark blue variety of Lavender 7+$760(//6',9,1(      ?8167($'@,6 $127+(5&200219$5,(7<? /%$@,6 7+(:+,7(9$5,(7<

3 Nigella damascena    "+2&$15(6,677+('(/,&$7($1' romantic love-in-a-mist? It works well with sweet peas, astrantia and Alchemilla mollis

8 Veronica â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Dark Martjeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; 3,.<'$1&,1*B2:(57+$7/22.6 good in arrangements and hand ties $6$''6029(0(17     ? 11$@,63,1. $1'?$<$@,6:+,7(

4 Myosotis sylvatica ,*1,A&$17'(/,&$7(B2:(5:+26( common name forget-me-not makes ,7$1(027,21$/)$9285,7(      Myosotis sylvatica?!,&725,$ /8(@Myosotis   

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10 Aconitum â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Sparkâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Varietyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Monkshood has spires of deepest 3853/(B2:(56,6$9$,/$%/($6$&87 5 Hydrangea macrophylla B2:(57+528*+2877+(<($5%87,6      $5*(023+($'60$.(7+,6B2:(5$ $1$87801$/B2:(5,17+(*$5'(1 (:$5(,7,6(;75(0(/<32,621286 great bloom for large arrangements      Aconitum 250$66('21,762:1 carmichaelli, Aconitum napellus      ? /8( 211(7@ $1'? /8(,7@ 6 Echinops bannaticus â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Blue Globeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; 5(<,6+%/8(63,.<*/2%(7+$7 0$.(6$1',17(5(67,1*B2:(5,1$ supporting role or on its own in an $5&+,7(&785$/'(6,*1      ?$3/2: /8(@ ?!(,7&+@6 /8(@

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summer mauves +(5($5($/27025(0$89($1'/,/$&B2:(56$9$,/$%/(,17+(6800(5%870$1<2)7+(6( B2:(56$5(48,7('(/,&$7($1'$5(1273$57,&8/$5/</21*/$67,1*627+(<7(1'72%(86('025( )25:('',1*6$1'(9(17:25.7+$1(1',1*83)256$/($6&87B2:(56$1<0$89(B2:(56$5( 48,17(66(17,$//<1*/,6+$1'$5(7+(7<3(2)B2:(56<28A1',17+(%25'(52)7+(*5$1'*$5'(1 25/,1,1*7+(3$7+62)$&28175<&277$*(83,16)2;*/29(6)5,77,/$5,$6$//,806$1'75((/,/$&$5( 620(2)0<)$9285,7(62560$//$55$1*(0(1766:((73($6$1'0(0%(562)7+(6&$%,286)$0,/< $5(3(5)(&7/29(0,;,1*6$/9,$$1'9(521,&$:,7+B2:(5,1*0,17$1'',//25Ammi majus Best mauve colour combinations

Mauve works with any colour and supports any colour &20%,1$7,21/29(86,1*,7:,7+/,0(*5((1'$5.3,1.$1' 3853/(:+,&+1(9(5)$,/6723/($6(0(48$//<,7&$1:25. well with yellow, but this is a more dramatic combination 2)&2/2856        

+(%(67/,/$&B2:(5672*52:$7+20()25&877,1*$5( 6:((73($69(521,&$6$/9,$B2:(5,1*0,17526(6$1'2) &2856('$+/,$6)25/$7(6800(5$1',172$87801  (/3+,1,806echinops, eryngiums/83,16&251B2:(56 larkspur and scabious are all easy to grow and make good &877,1*B2:(567+528*+7+(6800(56($621$'25(B$* iris too but I rarely pick them as they last so much better ,17+(*$5'(1$9(1'(5,6$0867)250( %27+)257+(6&(17 $1'$/62$67+(%((6/29(,7:2526(6$'25($5(?22'< /8(@$1'?+$362'<,1 /8(@ Left Scabiosa caucasica,6$67811,1*6800(5B2:(5 Opposite A %($87,)8/6&(17('%$6.(72)0$89(6 6:((73($6:,7+-$60,1( veronica, thlaspi, spray roses and green Viburnum opulus25*8(/'(5526(6

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summer mauves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mmi majus Best mauve colour combinations

Mauve works with any colour and supports any colour &20%,1$7,21/29(86,1*,7:,7+/,0(*5((1'$5.3,1.$1' 3853/(:+,&+1(9(5)$,/6723/($6(0(48$//<,7&$1:25. well with yellow, but this is a more dramatic combination 2)&2/2856        

+(%(67/,/$&B2:(5672*52:$7+20()25&877,1*$5( 6:((73($69(521,&$6$/9,$B2:(5,1*0,17526(6$1'2) &2856('$+/,$6)25/$7(6800(5$1',172$87801  (/3+,1,806echinops, eryngiums/83,16&251B2:(56 larkspur and scabious are all easy to grow and make good &877,1*B2:(567+528*+7+(6800(56($621$'25(B$* iris too but I rarely pick them as they last so much better ,17+(*$5'(1$9(1'(5,6$0867)250( %27+)257+(6&(17 $1'$/62$67+(%((6/29(,7:2526(6$'25($5(?22'< /8(@$1'?+$362'<,1 /8(@ Left Scabiosa caucasica,6$67811,1*6800(5B2:(5 Opposite A %($87,)8/6&(17('%$6.(72)0$89(6 6:((73($6:,7+-$60,1( veronica, thlaspi, spray roses and green Viburnum opulus25*8(/'(5526(6

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You will need $B87('67(00('*/$669$6( a straight-sided glass vase 400g of sherbet discs sweets 7 Rosa?:((7 9$/$1&+(@ 7 Rosa?5,0$211$@ 7 Rosa?!(56,//$@ 20 Scabiosa caucasica?7$)$@ 5 stems of Hydrangea macrophylla?&+1((%$//@ 7 stems of     ?$5,$&+, /8(@ 7 stems of     ?&+2+$03$*1(@ 7 stems of green dill (Anethum graveolens) 10 stems of Alchemilla mollis $3$,52)B25,675<6&,66256 $52//2)B25,676%,1':,5(

pretty pastel posy /$66:$5(,6629(56$7,/($1')25%,57+'$<6$1'%$50,7=9$+6$'',1*6:((76 727+(9$6(,6$)$,5/<,1(;3(16,9(:$<2)0$.,1*$%(632.(&217$,1(57+$7 &$1%((1-2<('$)7(57+((9(17+(3$67(/&2/28562)7+(6+(5%(763529,'( 7+(,163,5$7,21)25$181868$/&2/285&20%,1$7,2125025('5$0$7,&&2/285 &20%,1$7,216/,.(7286(-(//<%($16256

2 1 Place a few sherbet discs into the bottom of the vase and then place the straight sided */$669$6(,1727+(B$5('9$6( $1'A//7+(*$3%(7:((17+( 7:29$6(6:,7+6:((76

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3 2 Strip away any leaves of the /2:(567(062)7+(B2:(56$1' )2/,$*(63,5$/7+(67(06,172$ +$1'7,('%2848(7+,60($16 arranging your stems at an angle in the same direction around one &(175$/67(0:,677+(%81&+,1 your hands turning so that you work on all sides and the bunch ,6:(//%$/$1&('

387$/(1*7+2)B25,676@6%,1' wire to secure the stems and trim all the stems to the same /(1*7+$5()8//<A//7+(,11(5 vase with water, taking care not to let any drip onto the delicate sherbet sweets, then place the hand-tied arrangement in the ,11(59$6(72A1,6+

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You will need $B87('67(00('*/$669$6( a straight-sided glass vase 400g of sherbet discs sweets 7 Rosa?:((7 9$/$1&+(@ 7 Rosa?5,0$211$@ 7 Rosa?!(56,//$@ 20 Scabiosa caucasica?7$)$@ 5 stems of Hydrangea macrophylla?&+1((%$//@ 7 stems of     ?$5,$&+, /8(@ 7 stems of     ?&+2+$03$*1(@ 7 stems of green dill (Anethum graveolens) 10 stems of Alchemilla mollis $3$,52)B25,675<6&,66256 $52//2)B25,676%,1':,5(

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the calming

power of green

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6*5((1,668&+$6227+,1*&2/285$1'623238/$57+(5(+$6%((1 $1,1&5($6(,17+(180%(52)1(:*5((1B2:(56+<%5,',=('$1' &8/7,9$7('1($5/<635,1*0<)$9285,7(6$5(+(//(%25(625?83(5*5((1@ 3$552778/,36$7(5,17+(<($5:(+$9(?2020@*5((15$181&8/86 and also a Dianthus?5((15,&.@:+,&+,6$6:((7:,//,$07+$7+$612 B2:(56$1'62,7$33($56$6026621$67(0Molucella, or bells of 5(/$1'+$6/21*%((1$)$9285,7(2)B2:(5$55$1*(56$1'Alchemilla mollis:,7+,76B8))</,0(*5((1)2/,$*(,6$*5($7A//(5+(5($5(/2762) :21'(5)8/*5((1526(6 ?0(5$/'@?$'(@$1'?",0%/('21@$5(-867$)(: 25025($5&+,7(&785$/',63/$<6*5((1*/$',2/,/,0(*5((1$1*(522 $:@25?5((12''(66@&$//$/,/,(6$5()$%8/28617+(*$5'(1,1/$7( 6800(5/,.(7+(*5((1=,11,$?19<@25*5((1251$0(17$/&$%%$*(6 $1'6('80&87%()25(,7785163,1.:,7+7+('$+/,$?$50$(5(1$@ Opposite (//(%25(6?$59,1*721,0(@ Right +(/$7(5B2:(5,1*?$85((1@78/,36:,7+*5((1+$=(/&$7.,16$1'7+( grey-green spiky Tillandsia xerographica

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the calming

power of green

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       25620('(6,*1686(*5((1(5<72/,7(5$//<68332577+(B2:(56 $67+(0(&+$1,&6)25$1$55$1*(0(1725(2)7(186(7+(&2/285 :,7+,17+()2/,$*(72&5($7($1())(&7$5.*5((1*/266<25%85*81'< leaves tone down colours, whereas acid green makes everything /22.)5(6+(5$1'%5,*+7(5 6$58/(/,.(7286(7+5((7<3(62))2/,$*( ,10,;('$55$1*(0(176$67+$7868$//<0$.(67+($55$1*(0(17/22. 025(1$785$/72)7(1,1&/8'(6$%(55<25620()58,7,1*)2/,$*(25 0$<%(%/26620,17+(635,1*/22.)25620(7+,1*7(;785$/$1' 620(7+,1*6($621$/72:25.:,7+7+(B2:(56$1'6+2:7+(02)) 727+(,5%(67$'9$17$*(!$5,(*$7(')2/,$*(,6*(1(5$//<21/<86(',1 :,17(57,0(:+(1B2:(56$5(6&$5&(!$5,(*$7(')2/,$*(7(1'672',/87( &2/28525&203(7(:,7+,762,71(('672%(86(':,7+&$87,21  

    

6*5((1,668&+$6227+,1*&2/285$1'623238/$57+(5(+$6%((1 $1,1&5($6(,17+(180%(52)1(:*5((1B2:(56+<%5,',=('$1' &8/7,9$7('1($5/<635,1*0<)$9285,7(6$5(+(//(%25(625?83(5*5((1@ 3$552778/,36$7(5,17+(<($5:(+$9(?2020@*5((15$181&8/86 and also a Dianthus?5((15,&.@:+,&+,6$6:((7:,//,$07+$7+$612 B2:(56$1'62,7$33($56$6026621$67(0Molucella, or bells of 5(/$1'+$6/21*%((1$)$9285,7(2)B2:(5$55$1*(56$1'Alchemilla mollis:,7+,76B8))</,0(*5((1)2/,$*(,6$*5($7A//(5+(5($5(/2762) :21'(5)8/*5((1526(6 ?0(5$/'@?$'(@$1'?",0%/('21@$5(-867$)(: 25025($5&+,7(&785$/',63/$<6*5((1*/$',2/,/,0(*5((1$1*(522 $:@25?5((12''(66@&$//$/,/,(6$5()$%8/28617+(*$5'(1,1/$7( 6800(5/,.(7+(*5((1=,11,$?19<@25*5((1251$0(17$/&$%%$*(6 $1'6('80&87%()25(,7785163,1.:,7+7+('$+/,$?$50$(5(1$@ Opposite (//(%25(6?$59,1*721,0(@ Right +(/$7(5B2:(5,1*?$85((1@78/,36:,7+*5((1+$=(/&$7.,16$1'7+( grey-green spiky Tillandsia xerographica

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colours of 

the yellow palette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crème de la crème Opposite /8($1'<(//2:,6$/29(/<&+((5)8/635,1*&20%,1$7,21 5$1&+(62)<281* weeping willow have been used with grey Brachyglottis?816+,1(@%/8(+<$&,17+6muscari and veronica with purple lilac and yellow narcissus?2/(,/@5@ Below and right 81&+(62)60$//635,1*B2:(56+$9(%((1+$1'7,('72&5($7(7+,65,1* ())(&7,1$*/$66'28*+187%2:/+(:+,7(B2:(56$5(612:B$.(6Leucojum aestivum, 0$66(':,7+?(5$1,80@$1'?$5/721@narcissus with purple violas and blue muscari

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the yellow palette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crème de la crème Opposite /8($1'<(//2:,6$/29(/<&+((5)8/635,1*&20%,1$7,21 5$1&+(62)<281* weeping willow have been used with grey Brachyglottis?816+,1(@%/8(+<$&,17+6muscari and veronica with purple lilac and yellow narcissus?2/(,/@5@ Below and right 81&+(62)60$//635,1*B2:(56+$9(%((1+$1'7,('72&5($7(7+,65,1* ())(&7,1$*/$66'28*+187%2:/+(:+,7(B2:(56$5(612:B$.(6Leucojum aestivum, 0$66(':,7+?(5$1,80@$1'?$5/721@narcissus with purple violas and blue muscari

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This page Salvia nemorosa ?$5$'211$@<(//2:Achillea ?2216+,1(@/,0(*5((1Viburnum opulus, red Achillea?$35,.$@$1'52:6 2)?$5$+ (51+$5'7@3,1.3(21,(6 0$.(7+,6/,9(/<7$%/(&(175(

'',1*lime green to any colour scheme makes the other colours more ,17(16($1')5(6+ This is a bold colour scheme and the addition of the acid yellow evokes a happy2&&$6,21

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This page Salvia nemorosa ?$5$'211$@<(//2:Achillea ?2216+,1(@/,0(*5((1Viburnum opulus, red Achillea?$35,.$@$1'52:6 2)?$5$+ (51+$5'7@3,1.3(21,(6 0$.(7+,6/,9(/<7$%/(&(175(

'',1*lime green to any colour scheme makes the other colours more ,17(16($1')5(6+ This is a bold colour scheme and the addition of the acid yellow evokes a happy2&&$6,21

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the pink palette

Top row from left Pale pink sweet peas, Prunus cerasifera?,*5$@(5%(5$?,1.,66@63,.<&+5<6$17+(080?/%586,1.@ Bottom row from left Camellia japonica?(33(50,17@?21$7(@$17+85,80?$5$+ (51+$5'7@3(21<&+5<6$17+(080 ?+(66,1*721,/$&@

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My love affair with the colour pink started in childhood and has endured $1',17(16,A('$6+$9(0$785('7,667,//0<)$9285,7(&2/285$1'+$6$9(5< :,'(&2/28563(&7580)5207+(3$/(676+(//3,1.727+(/28'(67)8&+6,$

Top row from left: Zinnia'$+/,$?1(67$@Rosa@(5758'((.<//@&/(0$7,6?!,//('(,21@ Bottom row from left: Ornamental kale Brassica oleracea?26(5$1(@5$181&8/86?/221(<@Gloriosa rothschildiana, *(5%(5$?(5(1$@

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the pink palette

Top row from left Pale pink sweet peas, Prunus cerasifera?,*5$@(5%(5$?,1.,66@63,.<&+5<6$17+(080?/%586,1.@ Bottom row from left Camellia japonica?(33(50,17@?21$7(@$17+85,80?$5$+ (51+$5'7@3(21<&+5<6$17+(080 ?+(66,1*721,/$&@

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My love affair with the colour pink started in childhood and has endured $1',17(16,A('$6+$9(0$785('7,667,//0<)$9285,7(&2/285$1'+$6$9(5< :,'(&2/28563(&7580)5207+(3$/(676+(//3,1.727+(/28'(67)8&+6,$

Top row from left: Zinnia'$+/,$?1(67$@Rosa@(5758'((.<//@&/(0$7,6?!,//('(,21@ Bottom row from left: Ornamental kale Brassica oleracea?26(5$1(@5$181&8/86?/221(<@Gloriosa rothschildiana, *(5%(5$?(5(1$@

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lavender basket, two colourways 1

52081(72/$7( 8*8677+(5(,6868$//<$*22'6833/<2)&87/$9(1'(5 and until it starts to drop it makes a wonderful decoration for bunching and tying onto a metal frame or using double-sided tape for a glass or 3/$67,&&217$,1(5((3,7/22.,1*1$785$/25$''$6(/(&7,212)%5,*+7/< &2/285('B2:(56)25$&203/(7(/<',))(5(17/22.

5 2

*5((1(5</$9(1'(5%$6.(7 You will need a sturdy wire basket $%/2&.2)B25$/)2$0 5 bunches of lavender 20 stems of Alchemilla mollis 67(062)B2:(5,1*0,17 5 stems of Eryngium?,5,868(67$5@ $52//2)5,%%21255$)A$ scissors

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1 $7+(5<2850$7(5,$/686('$ wirework basket, but you can also use a wicker one, provided it has an open weave so you can tie in 7+(/$9(1'(567(06,9,'(<285 /$9(1'(5,1721($7%81&+(65,0 620(2)7+(%81&+(6627+(B2:(56 5,6($%29(7+(7232)7+(%$6.(7,( ,13/$&(:,7+5,%%21255$)A$87 other bunches and place them onto 7+(%$6.(7$7',))(5(17+(,*+76

2 Continue until the whole basket ,6&203/(7(2//2:7+(6+$3(2)7+( chosen container â&#x20AC;&#x201C; this one curves up to the handles â&#x20AC;&#x201C; so that it looks :(//&29(5('$1'+$6$/86+())(&7

multi-coloured basket

1-5 2//2:67(3672 $6)257+( 5((1(5<$9(1'(5 $6.(7$%29(

6$1$/7(51$7,9(727+(087(' greens and purples you can choose bright pinks and whites to lift it to $127+(5/(9(/ You will also need 15 stems of Leucanthemum  ;683(5%80?",55$/835(0(@ 20 stems of garden roses 20 stems of Scabiosa caucasia?7$)$@ a few stems of clematis a few sweet peas

3 Line the basket with some heavy plastic and then place a block of )2$0,17+(&(175(#280$<1((' more than one, depending on the size of your basket, as you must make sure your block is as high as the top of the lavender to create 7+(())(&72)7+()8//%$6.(7

4 ''7+(635,*62)Alchemilla mollis$1'7+(17+(B2:(5,1*0,17 Place every stem as if it is coming from the same central point of the $55$1*(0(17+,6*,9(6$1$785$/ )((/727+(B2:(56 5,1$//<$''7+(eryngium â&#x20AC;&#x201C; at this point you should not be able to see $1<2)7+(*5((1B2:(5)2$0

6 ''7+(B2:(56(9(1/<29(57+( %$6.(7'277,1*7+(',))(5(17&2/2856 Leave those with weaker stems, such as the clematis and sweet peas, 727+((1'#28:,//1(('723/$&( your hand close to the foam and 386+,17+(67(069(5<&$5()8//< 6

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lavender basket, two colourways 1

52081(72/$7( 8*8677+(5(,6868$//<$*22'6833/<2)&87/$9(1'(5 and until it starts to drop it makes a wonderful decoration for bunching and tying onto a metal frame or using double-sided tape for a glass or 3/$67,&&217$,1(5((3,7/22.,1*1$785$/25$''$6(/(&7,212)%5,*+7/< &2/285('B2:(56)25$&203/(7(/<',))(5(17/22.

5 2

*5((1(5</$9(1'(5%$6.(7 You will need a sturdy wire basket $%/2&.2)B25$/)2$0 5 bunches of lavender 20 stems of Alchemilla mollis 67(062)B2:(5,1*0,17 5 stems of Eryngium?,5,868(67$5@ $52//2)5,%%21255$)A$ scissors

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4

1 $7+(5<2850$7(5,$/686('$ wirework basket, but you can also use a wicker one, provided it has an open weave so you can tie in 7+(/$9(1'(567(06,9,'(<285 /$9(1'(5,1721($7%81&+(65,0 620(2)7+(%81&+(6627+(B2:(56 5,6($%29(7+(7232)7+(%$6.(7,( ,13/$&(:,7+5,%%21255$)A$87 other bunches and place them onto 7+(%$6.(7$7',))(5(17+(,*+76

2 Continue until the whole basket ,6&203/(7(2//2:7+(6+$3(2)7+( chosen container â&#x20AC;&#x201C; this one curves up to the handles â&#x20AC;&#x201C; so that it looks :(//&29(5('$1'+$6$/86+())(&7

multi-coloured basket

1-5 2//2:67(3672 $6)257+( 5((1(5<$9(1'(5 $6.(7$%29(

6$1$/7(51$7,9(727+(087(' greens and purples you can choose bright pinks and whites to lift it to $127+(5/(9(/ You will also need 15 stems of Leucanthemum  ;683(5%80?",55$/835(0(@ 20 stems of garden roses 20 stems of Scabiosa caucasia?7$)$@ a few stems of clematis a few sweet peas

3 Line the basket with some heavy plastic and then place a block of )2$0,17+(&(175(#280$<1((' more than one, depending on the size of your basket, as you must make sure your block is as high as the top of the lavender to create 7+(())(&72)7+()8//%$6.(7

4 ''7+(635,*62)Alchemilla mollis$1'7+(17+(B2:(5,1*0,17 Place every stem as if it is coming from the same central point of the $55$1*(0(17+,6*,9(6$1$785$/ )((/727+(B2:(56 5,1$//<$''7+(eryngium â&#x20AC;&#x201C; at this point you should not be able to see $1<2)7+(*5((1B2:(5)2$0

6 ''7+(B2:(56(9(1/<29(57+( %$6.(7'277,1*7+(',))(5(17&2/2856 Leave those with weaker stems, such as the clematis and sweet peas, 727+((1'#28:,//1(('723/$&( your hand close to the foam and 386+,17+(67(069(5<&$5()8//< 6

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