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A Bright Yellow Primrose

I wish I were a primrose, A bright yellow primrose blowing in the spring! The stooping boughs above me, The wandering bee to love me, The fern and moss to creep across, And the elm-tree for our king! ~William Allingham

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Primrose Blessings

January – cold, dark mornings, misty afternoons, rain, rain and more rain. But there you are blooming, noticed only by those with heads hung down like mine. Blue beauty, a lovely gift to my drippy day. Bless you primrose. ©Sharron … Continue reading

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Primrose – a cheery surprise in the Fall garden

For medicinal purposes the whole plant is used. Flowers and leaves are gathered in the beginning of the blossom time. A decoction of the flowers are used as tea against dizziness, sleeplessness, headaches, and neurasthenia paralysis, physical stress, to strengthen … Continue reading

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Promises of Spring

I discovered this purple primrose in a tub of rosemary, like reminding me that spring is not far away.

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Little Yellow Primrose Smiling At Me

It’s February.  Cold, wet and foggy. There you are all alone, bright and smiling at me. OK, if you can, so can I.  ©2016 Sharron R. McMillan

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February

Honey suckle buds are forming little green rosettes stuck to dead twigs. Yellow primrose smiles happily through frost and rain at the side of the pump house. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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