Friday, June 22, 2018

A Single Peony Blossom



A flowerless room is a soulless room, to my way of thinking;
but even a solitary little vase of a living flower may redeem it.
~ Vita Sackville-West

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I must have flowers, always, and always.” 
~ Claude Monet

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“A flower blossoms for its own joy.”
~ Oscar Wilde

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Wishing you glimpses of heaven in unexpected places
and a wonderful weekend ahead!

From my garden to your heart,
Brenda
xox







16 comments:

  1. "Wishing you glimpses of heaven in unexpected places..."

    Thank you!

    You too. :)

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  2. Oh, Bren ~ what a lovely morning treat! Thank you for the beautiful bloom and words! Wishing you a glorious day.

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  3. how beautiful peonies, I've never grown any.

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  4. Like Sandi above, your "glimpses of heaven in unexpected places" is the loveliest of wishes. I'll be thinking of your gorgeous flower while I keep my eyes open this weekend!

    Bless you!

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  5. Hi Brenda~ what a gorgeous Peony! They remind me of my grandmother, I adore them!!

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  6. Enjoy those peonies to the very end! They are beautiful.

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  7. Such a gorgeous peony and lovely colour.

    All the best Jan

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  8. Peonies remind me of my dear sweet mother...they were one of her favorites. And I totally agree with these quotes 100%! Sweet post, Brenda!

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  9. This is such a rich color,fitting for a beautiful flower such as this.

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  10. It's so good to meet you, Brenda! I believe I killed my peonies when I tried to move them a long time ago. Every year I think I'll plant more and then I get sidetracked. This is a gorgeous bloom!

    I came here from Dewena's blog after reading your comment about what home means to you, and your love of blogging. Your words expressed my thoughts as well, so I thought we might be kindred spirits! You have a lovely blog and I hope to get more time here. Not always easy is it? Nor the writing! But I do hang in there!

    All the best,

    Jane

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    1. Nice to 'meet' you, Jane! Yes, peonies aren't keen on being replanted. A tip I heard long ago is to make sure the crown isn't covered too much. I always made sure it stuck out a wee bit when I replanted any. Apparently it won't bloom as much otherwise.

      Thanks for your lovely comment... I'll come visit soon. Wishing you a beautiful day!
      Brenda

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  11. Yes! Flowers!!!
    This post is so you!

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  12. A single peony can bring so much joy, beauty, and aroma to a room. I experienced that just yesterday as a bouquet greeted me walking into the lobby of a nursing home. There were three small vases each containing one beautiful peony...the aroma was light and wonderful as I walked past. Lovely! What a wonderful depth of color to yours!

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  13. wonderful! all of it. Peonies are one of the prettiest pink pleasures earth can boast. I dead-headed ours today with a bit of muse-ful mourning...another peony season in the books!

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  14. Oh what a beautiful Peony Brenda - Mine are gone now but brought some into the house when they were blooming...they have a way of giving a room a lift! Hope your July is off to a lovely start. Hugs!

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