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Western Flowering Dogwood

Dogwood (Western Flowering) Cornus nuttallii Wild. Natural. Dogwood Family. Small forest tree. Grows only in the southwest corner of BC.  Grows to 40’ tall. Often shrubby. Branches grow in a wavy fashion. Leaves 2-3” long, simple, in clusters of four … Continue reading

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Let Go

 Life has an astonishing way of taking care of you once you no longer mind what is happening. ~Krishnamurti

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Buy Hyacinths To Feed Thy Soul

If thou of fortune be bereft, and in thy store there be but left two loaves, sell one, and with the dole, buy hyacinths to feed thy soul. ~John Greenleaf Whittier

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Sweet Violets

Sweet violets sweeter than all the roses covered all over from head to toe covered all over with sweet violets. Chorus from an old song my dad used to sing to me by Charles Grean / Cy Coben Sweet Violets … Continue reading

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Sign of the Times

Two masked men appeared at our door the other day and we let them in! Who would have thought that scenario would become normal. Our old trusty drier packed it in and our local appliance store delivered our new one, … Continue reading

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Scented Yard 2

Osmanthus Delavayi  (Delavay Tea Olive) Flowers are regarded as edible, floated as a fragrant garnish in drinks, or dried & added as a seasoning in fancy tea mixes, or in potpourri. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds Means: fragrant flowers.    

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Camellia

Camellia (Cherokee Rose) Mathotiana Supreme We didn’t notice it was already blooming, the flowers are way above our roof.  Beautiful colour.  I do love camellia.  It’s been blooming every spring since my birthday in 1987. One of those faithful friends … Continue reading

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Orange Tree

We’ve had this lovely orange tree over 10 years. The blossoms scent the whole house with a lovely sweet scent. Little oranges are sour but delicious and are a natural anti oxidant.  Meaning of the tree is generosity and it … Continue reading

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Just Blossom

They blossomed, they did not talk about blossoming. ~ Dejan Stojanovic,

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Spring Colours

I love the deep pink of the wild flowering currant, a true harbinger of spring.

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Hyacinth

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My Birthday Bouquet

Pussy willows, huckleberry and a daffodil.  Lovely.

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Life is Bursting out All Over

Walk around your neighbourhood, find a path or a trail and take a walk through nature, life is all around us in spite of dire news.  Take all the necessary precautions but embrace life, hope for solutions, believe in miracles … Continue reading

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Garden Trio

I found this lovely blues trio in the raspberry patch making beautiful harmony together.

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Primrose Smiles

Primrose from my Valentine now in my garden shine turned up faces in the sun bring smiles every time. ©2020 Sharron R. McMillan

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