I am just tickled...

Discussion in 'Gardening & Plant Propagation' started by Pony, May 18, 2006.

  1. Pony

    Pony STILL not Alice Supporter

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    .... PURPLE!

    The wonderful surprises I find in my own back yard never fail to amaze me!

    While along the "dark" (shady) side of the house, pulling up the omnipresent thistles (chain saw gloves provide ample protection to pull them up by their weakling roots), I saw a flash of purple next to the house. What in the world?

    I have not planted ANYthing there, ever. In fact, just this past Autumn, DH and I dug/axed/muscled out yet another mulberry monster. So how in the world did this wonderful William Guinness - Aquilegia vulgaris - Wild Columbine find its way next to the house?

    Oh, it's just gorgeous! And it's blooming profusely! I could wax poetic about the majestic purple and white blossoms standing tall on their spires -- and then I think, "Hm. This little miracle is probably the result of a fortuitous bird poo!"

    Ah... Ain't life grand? :)

    Pony!
     
  2. cwgrl23

    cwgrl23 Chief Vegtable Grower :) Supporter

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    pictures please!!!!
     

  3. Pony

    Pony STILL not Alice Supporter

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    Gorgeous! What a beautiful gift Mother Nature bestowed upon you!
     
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    Txsteader Well-Known Member

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    I call those type incidents 'joy blessings'; a flower I didn't plant, a new bird-sighting (we're avid bird-watchers), etc. Just a little something to delight our hearts.
     
  7. Sabrina

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    That is so nice. I felt the same way when we moved into our new house in March and a couple of months later found the back wooded hill covered with trilliums. I felt that God put them there as a special gift.

    Pony, your flowers are beautiful. thanks for sharing!

    Sabrina
     
  8. amwitched

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    Love the quilts, too!!
     
  9. jnap31

    jnap31 garden guy

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    What a special flower. I am glad you have it so near
     
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    WOW, YOUre lucky.
     
  11. jnap31

    jnap31 garden guy

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    What a special flower. I am glad you have it so near
     
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