Summer Entertaining: Lamb’s Ears

How To Grow, Care For And Create Lambs Ear Flower Arrangements. The Summer Flower Garden By Rebecca Gordon Editor In Chief Publisher Buttermilk Lipstick Culinary Entertaining Techniques Cooking Baking Tutorials Modern Southern Socials RebeccaGordon Southern Parties Pastry Chef TV Cooking Personality Birmingham Alabama Summer Entertaining Garden Flowers For Southern Summer EntertainingSummer Entertaining

The Profile

Lamb’s Ears 

Lamb’s Ears may appear to be a relatively understated garden specimen, however many gardeners prize them for their rich, soft color & lovely texture in spaces. They are reliable perennials & easy to divide. As long as some of the roots are attached to a clump of foliage, Lamb’s Ears may be transplanted to other areas in the garden & covered with just a smidgen of soil. Water often & enjoy fresh new plantings in a few weeks. Learn how to care for & create beautiful arrangements when summer socials are in order.

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Helen Von Stein Lamb’s Ears

Beautiful flower arrangements should change with the seasons so begin by choosing items currently in bloom. Savvy southerners know to have distinctive garden varieties planted around their outdoor space that can be used for a number of occasions. Creating arrangements from these flower picks are designed to be effortless & fast to prepare since entertaining involves many fine details as the event draws closer. Helen Von Stein Lamb’s Ears offer an effortless look. Several clippings of foliage paired with summer blooms are all that is necessary to elevate casual outdoor spaces when entertaining.

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The Technique

Once you are familiar with several blooming plant & shrub varieties, making your own flower arrangements can be fun & fulfilling. If you don’t have these garden staples growing in your green space, pick them up from local nurseries & plant them either in pots or in your yard as they can be used in a number of lovely ways.

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The Profile 

Helen Von Stein Lamb’s Ears

Helen Von Stein Lamb’s Ears are a perennial that may be identified by their blue-green wooly foliage. Although mainly used to create a softened color contrast & textured impact in gardens along borders & in containers, flower spikes do emerge. They are relatively simple to maintain & care for requiring sun however plant them in an area that receives partial sun in the heat of the day as their leaves may burn or appear splotchy with brown spots. Provide well drained soil for this excellent specimen. Snip any lower pieces of foliage from the plant to keep mass plantings looking their best throughout the growing season.

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The Yard Arrangement

 Simple glass containers allow Helen Von Stein Lamb’s Ears to shine. Pair with other summer garden classics including Narrow Leaf Zinna, Hosta & Velocity Blue Salvia for simple arrangements that may be used when entertaining. Line the outer portion of the vase with Hosta & Helen Von Stein Lamb’s Ears foliage for interesting appeal then nestle enough blooms in the center to create compact clusters of colorful blooms. Finally, tuck a few small leaves between the flowers to pull the foliage throughout the arrangement. Place the containers on side tables & kitchen islands indoors then distribute them to outdoor spaces by placing on cocktail bars & dining tables for an inviting, lively feel.

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“Pennies From Heaven” Billie Holiday 

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* Southern Born * Southern Bred * Tailgate Queen * Southern College Football Fanatic * SEC Tailgate Strategist * Southern Recipe Writer & Sometimes Novelist * Half-Hour Hostess * Media Personality * Houndstooth Hound Owner * Small Town Dreamer * Big Idea Doer * 3rd Generation Pimiento Cheese Fixer * Casserole Maker * Budweiser Drinker * Bourbon Cocktail Sipper * Peanut Butter Love Affair * Cookie Monster * Calorie Burner * Retainer of Useless Pop Culture One Liners * Terrible Dancer * Even Worse Singer but doesn't care * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Rebecca Gordon shares over 20 years of cooking knowledge in the instructional filled original editorial content on Buttermilk Lipstick as well as the cooking class format videos that can be found on her YouTube channel through regular collaboration with numerous media outlets. Gordon draws from an extensive background in corporate publishing spanning over 13 years on both the business and editorial side focusing on women’s southern lifestyle. She is a classically trained pastry chef and draws from fine dining restaurant experience from a James Beard award winning chef as well as her southern roots upbringing to share cooking, entertaining & style content relevant to today’s modern woman.

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