We are getting some rain here today and
the garden is looking so lush now. The beds
are really starting to fill now.
All around the Island apple trees are in
blossom and the lilacs are coming
into bloom as well as azaleas...
such a pretty time of the year!
I am sharing a few bouquets with
you today. I love the pitcher in the
one above. I bought it in Florida a
few years ago..
antique pitcher bought on a trip to
different varieties of lilacs in our garden.
rain stops I can finally pick my first bouquet of the
The old teapot was a yardsale find as
well as the teacup.
I am so happy to be able to pick flowers from the
garden again for little bouquets around the house.
Now, onto the second part of my post. I wanted to inform
my Island readers of an upcoming free Oshibana ~ Japanese
pressed flower show that is being held at the Town Hall in
Stratford from June 14 to 16 from 9 a.m to 4 p.m.
A work shop will be held on Sunday June 15.
Renowned Oshibana artist will be leading a group
of 40 student artists whose work of 100 pieces
will be on display.
PEI crafts and demonstrations will also be featured.
Coordination for this exhibition is provided by
Prince Edward Tours ~ for more info call
Mayumi at 5665466 or check
I am sharing a few beautiful images of their
work with you.
Above is Anne of Green Gables
with a field of dried flowers.
gave us a copy of his beautiful book.
He also gave us this beautiful photo with dried pansies
made from a photo he took in our guest room upstairs.
On the bedside table was a photo of our Lucas and the
covered dish and bowl which he used for the pansies and
brought it back to us a few weeks later from Japan.
~Scatter Seeds of Happiness~
I am looking forward to going to the show on Saturday
I have a couple of tours on Sunday so I can't make it
to the workshop but I am sure you would enjoy it!
I am happy that Mr. Sugino and his group
will also be coming to our garden for a tour.
If you would like to see more check out
his website at www.sugino-nuobo.com
or click here
Thank you for visiting and have a