Floral Arrangement--Hyacinths, usually available at floral shops in December, offer a break from traditional poinsettias. Display a single hyacinth in a glass cylinder thats slightly taller than the bloom. Stabilize the stem in glass marbles.
peony,dahlia,mum and hyacinth * This is such a pretty bouquet. All four kinds of flowers are easy to grow and showy in bouquets.
Cute stargazer basket
Easy, beautiful flower arrangement Ideas
Grape-hyacinth bulbs are fantastically easy to grow and their tonal blue flowers, which blossom in April, make a delightful, lightly scented bedside posy. Display them in a simple, clear glass vessel to allow the acid green of the stems to work against the blooms. From [i]Bringing Nature Home: Floral Arrangements Throughout the Seasons[/i] by Ngoc Minh Ngo (Rizzoli, £28). Photography by Ngoc Minh Ngo, flowers by Nicolette Owen.