“Wildflowers aren’t meant to be cut & tamed. They’re meant to be loved & admired.” –Anthony T. Hincks Linked to Cee’s Flower of the Day

Like a wildflower

“May your life be like a wildflower, growing freely in the beauty and joy of each day.” (Native American blessing)

Golden Ragwort

Noxious weed or beautiful wildflower? This one appeared in a raised bed formerly used as a vegetable garden. Linked to Cee’s Flower of the Day

The stars of the earth

Wildflowers “What a desolate place would be a world without a flower!  It would be a face without a smile, a feast without a welcome.  Are not flowers the stars of the earth, and are not our stars the flowers of the heaven.” –  Clara Lucas Balfour (I know I’ve used this quote before, but…

Thirty Miles = Two Weeks

It’s interesting how a distance of only thirty miles can mean a difference of about two weeks in the blossoming of trees and blooming of flowers.  At my father’s house today I took these photos with my phone.  It will be about two more weeks before we see these blooms at our house, thirty miles…

Weeds and Wildflowers

Weeds and wildflowers of autumn   A weed is no more than a flower in disguise, Which is seen through at once, if love give a man eyes.      (James Russell Lowell)  

What I Found On My Walk Down the Road: Hearts-a-bustin’

I’d never heard of or seen this wildflower until about a week ago, but apparently it can be found throughout the southern and eastern U.S. and as far north as eastern Canada.  We first saw it growing alongside our gravel road, and recently I took a walk to get a closer look. Known also as Bursting…

Allow Yourself to Grow

“Like wildflowers; you must allow yourself to grow in all the places people never thought you would.” E.V. I think this is a lovely quote.  But who is E.V. ?   Does anyone know?