Duck Barn Done

All ready for the ducks to move into. Next the Goat Barn build
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Wild Roses as far as you can see

Hard to catch the scope of these Wild Roses on the power line road. Smelled awesome!
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I Wish You Could Smell This

Mock Orange Flowers, smell like Gardenia all over the yard. So beautiful.
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Wild Rose

Wild Roses are in bloom, we can smell their lovely scent all over the acreage. My favourite and my middle namesake.
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Oyster Mushrooms on Alder Tree

Oyster Mushrooms on Alder
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View From the Grape Arbour

View from the bench in the grape arbour.
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A Perfect Day To Stand and Stare

Tree peony in the orchard.

Leisure
by
William Henry Davies


 
What is this life if, full of care,
We have no time to stand and stare.

No time to stand beneath the boughs
And stare as long as sheep or cows.

No time to see, when woods we pass,
Where squirrels hide their nuts in grass.

No time to see, in broad daylight,
Streams full of stars, like skies at night.

No time to turn at Beauty’s glance,
And watch her feet, how they can dance.

No time to wait till her mouth can
Enrich that smile her eyes began.

A poor life this if, full of care,
We have no time to stand and stare.

 
(This poem is in the public domain.)
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Forget-Me-Not

Forget-Me-Not Myosotis scorpioides

Planted. True Forget-me-not. Herbaceous perennial. Native of Europe and Asia. Introduced.
Thrives in damp shade. Likes peat and compost. An erect plant which ranges in height from 6” to 2’

Flowers: Sky blue, yellow centre flowers 1/4” across. Bloom in 6” high mounds early spring to early summer and fall. Reseeds itself everywhere.

1986 plants from some of Ken’s gardening customers.

Means: true love.

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Surrounded

Blue iris growing in the centre of a sword fern – surrounded, encircled, hugged.
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Ferns Along the Driveway

Bracken Fern and Periwinkle mark the entrance to a path.
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Three In A Row

Cherry tree and two hazel nut trees, all in a row
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Witches Butter Fungus

Witches Butter Tremella mesenterica
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Pretty Plant with Blue Flowers

Brunnera ‘Jack Frost’ macrophylla
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Rhododendron Bloom

Beautiful Blossom out by the cabin. I love this colour.

Happy ‘Birthday to my sister today. Hope you have a wonderful day.

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Going For A Walk

Crab Spider going for a walk up a tulip petal.
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