flowers, design, inspirations

Summer’s Bounty

While visiting friends in Saratoga Springs recently, I was given an assignment to make a flower arrangement from what I could find. I had total access to forage from a large yard. Delightfully, I found things I don’t even know the names of, and rediscovered my love of foliage. There were ferns and mint, soloman’s seal and wild rose greens. And I loved the waning yellows of peony foliage. There were ripe raspberries and crab apple. Deep claret-red amaranthus married the berried reds and seemed to call to the late summer rusts to follow. For now, I feel gratitude for summer’s abundance.IMG_8332IMG_8335IMG_8388IMG_8338IMG_8341IMG_8373IMG_8376IMG_8349 2IMG_8399 2IMG_8380Flower arrangement and photography Beth Horta for Sweet Sabelle.

This entry was published on July 29, 2013 at 7:18 am. It’s filed under Summer's Bounty and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

4 thoughts on “Summer’s Bounty

  1. botanicart on said:

    Beautiful!!!! Nature gives us the most beautiful things!!! 🙂

  2. So talented! So beautiful!!

    Sent from my iPhone

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