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Allium in the Rose Garden

Allium Atropurpureum (Ornamental Garlic) Symbolizes good fortune and prosperity, unity, humility and patience.

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Middle Daughter’s Lovely Yard

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A Seed

  I was a seed searching for a place to root. Carried by turbulent winds to desolate soil I could have withered and dried. Transported by flighty fowl of feelings to distant shores, I may have drowned in oceans of … Continue reading

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May Flowers

The scent of lilacs always takes me back to the days I walked to school and passed a hedge of lilacs.  That perfume lifted my spirits and still does.

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Happy Mother’s Day

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Where Dreams Can Grow

In your heart, keep one still, secret spot where dreams may go and sheltered so may thrive and grow. ~Louise Driscoll

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The Greening of All Things

The divine photosynthesis that grows everything from within by transforming light into itself ~Hildegard of Bingen [1098–1179] called this viriditas, or the greening of all things, a metaphor for spiritual and physical health, which is visible in the divine word.

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Tulips in the garden

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First Rhododendron Blossom This Year

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Kale Flowers

L   Last year’s kale has gone to flower and they are delicious.  I’m going to use them in salads until they become bitter then the chickens will get them and by then maybe new plants will be up.

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Just Like A Flower

Elderly woman pulling on bright white jacket over green pants and yellow blouse, embarrassed whisper to young friend, “I couldn’t have more colours on could I?” Reassured, “You look just like a flower!” ©1995 Sharron R. McMillan  

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Scruffy

He’s shedding his winter coat and seems lonely wandering through our yard.

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Hens Love Kale

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Funny Looking Bird in the Feeder

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Dirty Fingernails

There is no joy weeding with gloves on. I need to get my hands into the dirt feel it’s cool moisture, the scent of green on my skin. No gardener worth a seed would care more for clean fingernails. ©1993 … Continue reading

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