The moss and ferns are brutally tough, surviving green and fresh when temps head down way below freezing for weeks at a time. Why not give our Lady a terrarium dish, hopefully in hand-made pottery?
“But Father George! It’s a rule! You must use only flowers for Flowers for the Immaculate Conception!”
Rules like that are to break, right? Pffft. It would make any mom proud of her kid.
The above scene is to be seen everywhere around the hermitage.