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A Fortuitous Foxglove

Is there anything more “me” right now (and by “right now” I mean “over the summer”) than the Foxglove?? Sleeveless, loose-fitting, high/low hem–of course I snapped the pattern up ASAP. 520 more words


Fits the Fox Like a Glove

Foxglove is a hardy perennial that grows in the worst of soils. That’s been my personal experience; wherever it’s thrown, it flowers in no time, and the blossoms can really reach for the sky. 14 more words


Foxglove (digitalis)

Although the flower is such a favorite of bees, grazing animals usually will not eat the plant, perhaps instinctively recognizing its poisonous character, but more likely they think the odor of the leaves is unpleasantly bitter. 174 more words


Steamy Party!

This week we travelled to Bugsworth Basin on The Peak Forest Canal.

Had fantastic weather on the way up. As usual, as soon as we moored up each day, the heavens opened. 166 more words



Foxglove on a vine
A fruit of divine blessing
Sung in a visual mine
Of pinks and furious drops
Of purple venom
Descending in bloom. 43 more words


Didn't you know The FoxGlove is poisonous?

Apparently Husband and I have a dark sense of humor. One of our favorite bands is The Decemberists (you can hear their greatness in our amazing… 350 more words