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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
In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity. ~Albert Einstein
Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures. ~ H. Jackson Brown Jr.
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
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
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.
Ranunculus – an invasive species but I rather like the cheery yellow flower that seems to survive no matter how much it is hated.
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.