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Never Ending Roses

I thought the rose garden was over for this year, Lo and behold, they are all blooming again. What a beautiful oasis of beauty in the centre of the yard. And the scent is heavenly.

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Cost Of Living

The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it. ~ Henry David Thoreau

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Forward Thinking

Sometimes you can do everything right and things will still go wrong. The key is to never stop doing right. ~Angie Thomas

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Life In The Cemetery

A beautiful, quiet place to contemplate the meaning of life. Words, symbols, plants, flowers, birds all add meaning to the place where ones body ends up, and where life no longer has any meaning at all except to those who … Continue reading

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Portulaca

Portulaca grandiflora is a succulent flowering plant in the family Portulacaceae, native to Argentina, southern Brazil, and Uruguay and often cultivated in gardens. It has many common names, including rose moss, eleven o’clock, Mexican rose, moss rose, sun rose, rock rose, and moss-rose purslane. ~Wikipedia

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Inner Truth

You won’t find your inner truth while analyzing, talking to, or trying to figure out other people. ~ Charlotte Davis Kasl

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Phlox

Phlox paniculata  ‘Purple Flame’ (pink) ‘David’ (white) Planted. Perennial.  Strong upright plants to 22” tall. Likes full sun to light shade. Feed bonemeal in spring. Water when dry.  Dislike being transplanted.  Improved by pinching out growing tip of the tallest … Continue reading

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Montbretia

Montbretia (copper top) Crocosmia Planted. Iris family. Perennial herbs, that grow from basal underground corms to 72’ tall. The name is derived from the Greek words krokos (saffron) and osme (smell), referring to the saffron-like scent when dried flowers are … Continue reading

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More Summer Blues

Yes, Lizanne, there are blue flowers! Lots of them.

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Summer Blues

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Creeping Jenny

Creeping Jenny (Moneywort) Lysimachia nummularia. Heritage creeping perennial. Hardy ground cover. Nearly evergreen. Easily divided. 6-12” high. Spreads rapidly by runners, forming a ruffled mat 1” deep.  Found it growing in the ditch along our road.  Someone must have dumped … Continue reading

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Smiles Around My Yard

Middle daughter and son-in-law created these cute glass daisies on stakes and planted them in a block of moss.  They make me smile every time I walk past them.  Creativity is a gift I am surrounded with.

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Foxglove

Foxglove (Witch’s Thimble) Digitalis purpurea Figwort family. Biennial wild herb to 6’ high. Natural. Grow all over our yard. Stems: stout, Leaves: soft and hairy Flowers: in long inflorescences, tubular, purple to white, with purple spots inside the throat, drooping … Continue reading

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Only When

Only when you drink from the river of silence shall you indeed sing. And when you have reached the mountain top, then you shall begin to climb. And when the earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance. … Continue reading

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Look To This Day

Look to this day for it is life; the very life of life. In its brief course lie all the realities and truths of existence – the joy of growth, the splendour of action, the glory of power. For yesterday … Continue reading

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