Thursday, May 5, 2022
thursdays are for flowers
Every Thursday fresh flowers at Villa Augustus.
I arrange at least 8 large bouquets, now with flowers from the auction, later in the season also with freshly picked flowers from the garden.
A weekly job as house florist at Villa Augustus for 15 years now. It's still not a routine after all these years, I work on intuition and also the offer is different every time.
The variety of vases is interesting, the effect of a vase should not be underestimated either, it can really complete a bouquet.
Vase d'Avril by Tsé & Tsé associées is my all time favorite. The vase is a series of glass test tubes connected with zinc covered steel holders.
This week I used a ceramic Cor Unum Carter Gear Vaas by Floris Hovers, it's inspired by an engine block, for Floris is a car enthusiast.
Both vases are quite expensive, but a simple green plastic pitcher can also do the tric...
Speaking of low budget, a bunch of cow parsley, which is now in full bloom on the roadside, is also beautiful!