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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. Advertisements

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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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It’s Spring

Tears from heaven wash the trees, then blow dry with a cooling breeze, while chickadees and sparrows sing telling all the world, “it’s spring” Once more the woods are painted bright, the day goes on for half the night, Mother … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day

Our Rhododendron is in  bloom.  Nice mother’s day gift from the Universe.

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Plant Poppies

When you go for a walk, take seeds with you, poppies, rainbow chard, rocket. Plant them among the weeds in patches of wasteland. See what happens. ~Tom Hodgkinson

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Know Thyself

Make it thy business to know thyself, which is the most difficult lesson in the world. ~Cervantes

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Birthday Rose Bush

A rose needs time and care to be maintained to it’s full potential. And like friendship, once nourished we find it was well worth the effort. ~Unknown

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Sunrise In Nanoose

Crows caw in fir trees. Creamy white sky underlined with hazy pink horizon, above a zig-zag border of mountains stretching as far as the window’s view. dove coos her morning song as flocks of gulls head inland from the bay. … Continue reading

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Oranges Are Ripening

Our indoor Calamondin orange tree is happy to see the sun and has produced quite a few nice little oranges.  I used one grated in the cranberry sauce I made for Easter dinner and it gave wonderful flavour to the … Continue reading

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Christmas Rose

Helleborus niger Is a little confused with our changeable weather and so am I.

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Sea Lion Chorus Line

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Apricot Blossoms

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Forget-Me-Not

Sky blue forget-me-not creep along looking for inconspicuous places to bloom. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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First Robin

Spring is truly here.

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Waiting For Spring

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