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Plant Form: Evergreen Shrubs and Perennials

I haven’t posted much on garden design in my first year of blogging but I am constantly thinking about it and its equally as important to me as having a functional edible garden. 1,185 more words

Edible Garden Design

The Acantha, the bed of thorn

The flower of Acantha. Guarded by thorn.

Once Apollo was in love with her. She scratched Apollo to defend herself and cursed to be a thorny plant. The Acanthus.

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ἄκανθα, The Akantha

The stigma of Acanthus. Deep down the throat of a flower, hiding. Guarded by thorn. The Acanthus, plant bearing thorn sepal

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