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Be Yourself

Stand out from the crowd, be yourself. ~ S. Richards Advertisements

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Roses In My Rose Garden

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The Little Seed

In the heart of a seed buried deep, so deep, A dear little plant lay fast asleep. “Wake!” said the sunshine, “and creep to the light.” “Wake!” said the voice of the raindrops bright. The little plant heard, and it … Continue reading

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Opportunity

In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity. ~Albert Einstein

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Small Pleasures

Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures. ~ H. Jackson Brown Jr.

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Summer Time and the Comfrey is Blooming

Comfrey (Knit bone) Symphytum officinale Leaves can be eaten when young, steamed lightly and in salads & fresh stew, soup, syrups. Good for circulation. Great animal feed fresh or dry. Hot poultice for bruises, swelling, aches in joints, fractures, inflammation, … Continue reading

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Lunch at the Daisy Diner

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Pond Visitor

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Rain On Montbretia Leaves

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Wild Rose

It May Have Thorns Like the flower you gave me and the words you chose so I give my love as you gave me the rose. Though it is not perfect and could cause you pain for its scent is … Continue reading

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Chard

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Fuchsia

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Iris Trio

Iris (Siberian Fleur-de-lis ) Iris Siberian Planted Perennial bulb. Deer Resistant Oldest known flower. Symbol of eloquence, power and majesty. Greek for rainbow – iris. Three parts of the blossom typifying faith, wisdom and valor.

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Suck It Up Buttercup

Ranunculus – an invasive species but I rather like the cheery yellow flower that seems to survive no matter how much it is hated.

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Dressed In Pink

Kolkwitzia is closely related to Weigela.  Amazing scent I can smell all over the yard.  And it is deer resistant, which explains why it is 7 feet tall and still growing.

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