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how to crochet a planthanger

weekend almost starts!

yesterday i bought some new plants for the garden, but also a few house plants. this sanseveria i wanted for a long time, and the green pot was already waiting for it. 609 more words


spring planting

During the long, snowy, winter I could not stop daydreaming about warmer, greener weather. Visiting local greenhouses was my great escape out of the cold where I could soak up some fresh oxygen and imagine I was somewhere tropical. 77 more words

Not my hand

Old watering cans
Giving shelter to the shoots
The bounty of color
Not by my hand.
The dainty buds wave
In the gentle breeze… 106 more words


A Post on Friday Morning


I turned the TV off

and went swimming. 


I cleaned my room

while watching a decent movie. 


I read essays

and chose a healthier soup… 135 more words

Jolly Disco Miniature African Violet Flower

Jolly Disco: This is a miniature variety known as Jolly Disco. The leaves are dark green in color and pointed. The flowers are pink in color with a variable white edge. 13 more words

African Violets

Macro (not really) with a wide angle lens

Just some quick test photos, trying out the macro capabilities of the Canon 17-40mm L USM Lens. Macro is not what this lens what designed for as it does not magnify the subject, however it does an ok job with it’s ability to focus at very short distances. Here’s some examples,