All Things Green In My Garden

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“A garden to walk in and immensity to dream in–what more could he ask? A few flowers at his feet and above him the stars.” 
~ Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

 

Yesterday I arrived home at my farm to find the gardens green and lush, and everything budding or already in flower. The air was sweetly fragranced with magnolia, lemon blossom and jasmine.

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I ate as many snowpeas and fresh peas as I put into my basket, and picked bunches of the delicate flowers from the coriander that has gone to seed.

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Harry kept me company as we wandered down to the front paddock, and over to check on the new calves who are fat and happy.

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Then I made a cup of tea and watched the late afternoon sun slanting through the trees. So good to be home!

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6 thoughts on “All Things Green In My Garden

  1. Simple pleasures are the best x If you leave your coriander flowers on the bush, they will form seeds which you can use, or let them self seed 🙂 xxx

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