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Mellow Yellow Monday – 21

Mock Orange Transplanted from Louisiana For previous Mellow Yellow Mondays ______________________________________________ © by rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2012 Mellow Yellow Monday #175 I stumbled upon Mellow Yellow Monday, whose specialty is all things yellow. … Continue reading

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Mellow Yellow Monday – 20

“Daddy’s Daylily Bed” I had my first grounds to contend with when my husband “kidnapped” me to live in the middle of “nowhere” in Texas,  and we purchased a historic home built in 1902.  The house had been vacant for … Continue reading

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Dig in and Dig Out

Dense growth shows neglect Torturous chore of weeding Trash cans filling fast Trash cans filling fast Pruners, shovels, rakes and gloves Dig in and dig out Dig in and dig out New canvas developing Garden happiness I have spent the … Continue reading

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~ Wrong Parcel Chosen ~

    Snake chose wrong parcel The fittest survivor rules Winner −− not the snake! ______________________________________________ While I was gardening Sunday afternoon, my husband, our 3 dogs and I were characters in some unusual excitement.  Now, in a town with … Continue reading

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Lost Garden

    Weeds Overwhelmed beds Rampant neglect of years Coma’s end is in sight Resilience   ______________________________________________ As a child, I had an aversion to gardening. This antipathy was the direct result of my childhood job of weeding. ACK!!! Why did the children in our … Continue reading

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