The Seasonal Flower Alliance recently rolled over the 6,000th submission on Instagram– a huge shout out to all of you who have been actively snipping flowers and snapping photos! I just love scrolling my feed to see what is in bloom in your gardens and fields each week. We’ve been so busy harvesting and documenting the abundance in the flower field this week that I actually forgot to make a bouquet, so these stunning Camelot Cream Digitalis will have to do for now.
Here are a few fun submissions from the last few days that caught my eye—perhaps because they all feature such interesting and pretty vases. Check them out:
Got too weird, compiled a huge disaster, tore it apart and then used everything to make 3 wee ones. Back to core: 1. Consult garden for what's good 2. Hold it in hand 3. Place in vessel with sentimental value. (Cool creamer given by mother-in-law; creamer bought in Aldeburgh.) 4. Find nice light, see what happens. Much smaller, sweeter and happier. This is the first, using roses, alchemilla, clover, maple seeds, snapdragon, box, weeping pear, digitalis lutea, calendula, sweet peas and clematis. #seasonalfloweralliance
Ready to join in the flowery fun over on Instagram? It’s really simple. Here’s a quick summary on how you can participate:
1) Snap. Take a photo of seasonal flowers from your garden, field or that you bought from the farmers market or local flower farm.
2) Tag. Upload your photo to Instagram with the hashtag #SeasonalFlowerAlliance
3) Share. In your photo caption, please share what flower varieties are featured (if you know them) along with your location (city, state/province, country). Optional: add your USDA hardiness zone
Want to peruse all of the postings? Here is a little rundown of the most recently tagged photos: