by Grace Bonney FACEBOOK TWITTER PINTEREST sarah is up to her ears in flowers right now so she’s sent over some beautiful spring bouquets to keep our eyes occupied this week. stay tuned next week for regular weeder’s digest content- and a how-to video soon! E.J. says: April 30, 2009 at 1:05 pm Gorgeous flowers. If you say they’re from your garden, I’ll throw myself onto the compost heap. Reply wedding chicks says: April 30, 2009 at 1:26 pm aw these arrangements are so pretty! Reply rifferaff says: April 30, 2009 at 1:34 pm in a future column would love to hear how you got started in this business. took classes? apprenticed with a florist? just had a natural talent? Reply blue bicicletta says: April 30, 2009 at 1:41 pm ooh, gorgeous–I wish I knew the names of the flowers so I could say something more intelligent, but I love the wide open blooms! Reply A.O.C. says: April 30, 2009 at 1:46 pm These flowers are sooo beautiful. And the arrangements. Just magical. Reply Jessica says: April 30, 2009 at 1:59 pm Someone has gardens that produce this many wonderful flowers this early in the spring?! Now I’m jealous! :) Reply Renae says: April 30, 2009 at 2:12 pm Bleeding Hearts are some of my favorite!!! Reply Alix says: April 30, 2009 at 2:22 pm Beautiful. Did we ever find out what paint color that is??? Reply Shanon says: April 30, 2009 at 2:49 pm *sigh* Wonderful. So much lovely, I can barely take it. =) Reply victoria thorne says: April 30, 2009 at 2:54 pm flowers AND photographs: exquisite Reply Joanna says: April 30, 2009 at 3:29 pm Just a quick note to say how much I’m LOVING the weeder’s digest posts–they’re some of my favorite! Each week I get a boost of creativity when I examine how the arrangements are made. Reply Linda says: April 30, 2009 at 3:34 pm I must confess, I often save some of your flower photos for my desktop wallpaper using the “center” position with black as the frame. Fabulous! Reply Jennifer says: April 30, 2009 at 4:22 pm That “fringy” flower in the second picture is so neat! I’ve never seen anything like it before. I often use the photos as desktop wallpapers as well! :-) Reply little room la says: April 30, 2009 at 4:41 pm i am loving the peonies! perfect for a spring to summer transition =D Reply Nicole says: April 30, 2009 at 4:49 pm SO beautiful. Sarah’s doing my 4th of July wedding and her posts make me so excited! I can’t wait to see what gorgeousness she createss! Reply Julie says: April 30, 2009 at 5:44 pm Sarah, your posts are so wonderful and such an inspiration. I’ll miss your witty writing this week, but business must come first. Thanks for the lovely photos. Reply sarah says: April 30, 2009 at 6:30 pm bleeding hearts are my absolute favorite! lovely as always… Reply Janelle says: April 30, 2009 at 6:40 pm These are gorgeous! This year I am committed to planting a section of garden that’s hidden from the house to use as a cutting garden. And I’ve never tried bleeding hearts as a cut flower…must file away that idea. :) Reply Michelle @ www.PorktoPurslane.com says: April 30, 2009 at 8:25 pm Peonies make me smile. Thank you! Reply carina says: April 30, 2009 at 9:12 pm oh! a how to video – thats exactly what I need! Reply heckadude says: April 30, 2009 at 10:29 pm Beautiful! Reply coco+kelley says: April 30, 2009 at 10:55 pm i don’t know that i’ve ever noticed parrot tulips in white! they are DIVINE for a wedding bouquet with their fun texture! lovely. Reply sarah says: April 30, 2009 at 11:43 pm alix: the paint color is based loosely off benjamin moore’s DIOR grey. we mixed a bunch of old paint together to get it (we’re cheap). I tell people this, and they think i am just hiding the color. but in fact it comes quite close to Dior, a color that my old boss in the art world swore by. DIOR man. i’m telling you. Reply Annemarie says: May 1, 2009 at 10:40 am Puh-retty! Reply Lisa (dinner party) says: May 1, 2009 at 10:49 am I also love those fringe-y, white parrot tulips. All of the arrangements are so pretty, though. I can almost smell them! Reply Gloria / Mom / gg says: May 1, 2009 at 10:50 am WOW… Sarah These are great !!!! You and your flowers are beautiful and I am so very proud of you ! Can’t wait to watch you bloom even more !!! Reply invisiblebees says: May 1, 2009 at 11:01 am Oh my goodness, my sense of smell came alive just looking at these gorgeous arrangements. Note to self, must plant more Bleeding Hearts. Reply Alix says: May 1, 2009 at 1:52 pm Sarah, thank you. Next stop: paint store! Reply julia says: May 2, 2009 at 2:46 am Very lovely! It’s the first time I see some “fringy” flowers, I thought they were fake ones (beautiful fake I mean); tulip you say, I’ll have to find some, they’re so elegant! I admit to take your images as wallpaper, me too ;o) Reply Valerie says: May 3, 2009 at 2:42 am I just HAVE TO KNOW…your pictures are always so beautiful. What camera model are you using to take such stunning photos? Reply punky says: May 4, 2009 at 10:00 pm These pictures are simply amazing! Reply LEAVE A COMMENT Cancel reply Comment Design*Sponge reserves the right to restrict comments that do not contribute constructively to the conversation at hand, contain profanity, personal attacks, hate speech or seek to promote a personal or unrelated business. Our goal is to create a safe space where everyone (commenters, subjects of posts and moderators) feels comfortable to speak. Please treat others the way you would like to be treated and be willing to take responsibility for the impact your words may have on others. Disagreement, differences of opinion and heated discussion are welcome, but comments that do not seek to have a mature and constructive dialogue will not be published. 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