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Incredible edibles

As someone who LOVES her food, it’s quite strange that it has taken until now for me to get really excited by growing it. I always enjoyed raising the seeds, getting them going and planting them out, but then I’d lose interest ( 459 more words


Scented Steam

Sweet perfumed jasmine
Heavy heat and damp
Into hot scented steam.
Bear … 05.12.2015


Flanders Field Poppies at the National Museum of American History

The poppy became an international symbol of remembrance of World War I through the efforts of an American professor from Georgia, Moina Michael. While working at the 25th Conference of the Overseas YMCA War Secretaries in New York City Michael heard a reading of the poem “In Flanders Fields” by Lt. 279 more words


"Enys, beautiful Enys...."

I went to visit an old friend today. I should be more specific – when I say ‘old’, I actually mean about 1000 years old. For today, I went to Enys. 447 more words


Honeymoon Highs and Lows. A Garden trail at Woburn, Bedfordhire, UK. Ipad photos, Sequoias and smiles!

When finding myself magically whisked away up the M1 motorway to Bedford we were then happy to stroll along the river and old market town and just relax after some weeks of busyness in London. 559 more words


DIY: Hanging Baskets

The Smithsonian Gardens greenhouse production team creates 200 hanging baskets for display throughout our gardens each year. Baskets are produced in three sets and changed out each spring, summer, and fall season. 114 more words


The weeds are alive...

Finally the Dahlia has sprouted. I’ve waited all winter for the pale yellow green upright, with it’s leaves looking like a miniature tulip flower pointing straight up. 418 more words