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Who Are the Flowers For?

I went out for a walk today, and there by the fence line were some beautiful flowers. Somehow they had grown there just for me, to brighten my day and to lift my spirits. Such an expenditure! Such showy blossoms! … Continue reading

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Milkweed Flowers

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Milkweed comes in three varieties, common, purple and butterfly. All three attract pollinators such as bees and butterflies. Continue reading

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Bees on the Blossoms

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I have many kinds of flowering plants on my ten acre hobby farm, and the bees seem to enjoy all of them. Early in the spring, the daffodils bloom, attracting small slender bees. The redbud tree is one of the … Continue reading

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Weigela Blossoms

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Weigela is an entire genus, and I do not know which species of it I have growing on my property. Whichever one it is, the blossoms are delicate and fragrant, and the bees love them. The buds, before they open, … Continue reading

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