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Hyacinth Tincture

“If of thy mortal goods thou art bereft,
And from thy slender store two loaves alone to thee are left,
Sell one, and with the dole, 564 more words


The beauty of bulbs

Flowers are great – adding colour to the garden and encouraging bees. They also fill me with joy, because at last something is going on while I wait for the food production to kick in. 206 more words



The legend behind a Hyacinth:

Legend has it the origin of hyacinth can be traced back to a young Greek boy named Hyakinthos.  As the story goes, two gods – Apollo the sun god, and Zephyr the god of the west wind – adored Hyakinthos and competed for his attention.   324 more words


Yesterday was wet and gloomy, ending with tremendous thunder and lightning storms that lasted all night. This morning I woke up to birds singing, frogs in the pond and Sunshine


The Hopeful Romantic Hyacinth


by Edna St. Vincent Millay

“I am in love with him

To whom a hyacinth is dearer

Than I shall ever be dear.

On nights when the field-mice… 31 more words