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Rose Hips

Rose hips (or Rose Haws) are the fruit of the rose that forms following successful pollination after the petals drop.  They are definitely edible although the seeds are held inside by tiny hairs that can be irritating if not removed.   222 more words


Trauma in the Flower Garden

Perhaps I chewed too much the memory
of playing in the flower garden; now bitter
juice flows from it. I’ve been living with the

sweet taste of the memory; all of a sudden, 117 more words

Holy Sinner

Chinese Snowball Viburnum...Now This Is What Buying A Brand New Shovel Is For!

Although it resembles a hydrangea in many ways and particularly with its flowers, this incredible plant is actually a Chinese Snowball Viburnum. Planting a great specimen like this one is the main reason that I bought a new shovel, not to dig out and replace my old waste drain line! 196 more words

Flower Garden

Flamingo Purple Feather Celosia

I started with a couple of the Celosia spicata ‘Flamingo Purple Feather’ in my container pots in 2012.  I’m not sure if it was the heat or neglect, but they seemed to thrive beyond my wildest expectations. 75 more words


Coming to an end the year

Began in December, 2014 that soon coming to an end. 50 more words