This is a humble little arrangement which I put together in a big hurry, but these flowers are some of my favorites and so dear to my heart. A friend very kindly gave me some lily-of-the-valley last week and a few stems got broken in the transplanting process, so I had an excuse to use them in this vase where I can enjoy their heavenly fragrance close-up!
All of these flowers seem to be favorite subjects for poems, so I included a little verse for each that I often remember when I think of them. :)
"White bud! thou ’rt emblem of a lovelier thing,
"...whose rosy spurred cups look like a double shield ."
"It is the more beautiful for being small and unpretending; even flowers must be modest."
"I send thee pansies while the year is young,
I am looking forward to seeing what other gardeners are picking in their gardens this week! You can see them too at Rambling in the Garden. Have a great week!
I am a passionate gardener and seed-saver, who also enjoys playing the violin and accordion, running, spending time with my 4 golden retrievers, keeping chickens, photography, and reading.