DAILY FLOWER: Aloha Rose, 01-14-21

By Karen England, the Edgehill Herb Farmer. “That greeting is Aloha – love, I love you, my love to you. Good day – what is it more than an impersonal remark about the weather? How do you do – it is personal in a merely casual interrogative sort of way. But Aloha! It is aContinue reading “DAILY FLOWER: Aloha Rose, 01-14-21”

DAILY FLOWER: Berries & Cream Rose

By Karen England, the Edgehill Herb Farmer. “The flowers bow their headsThe sun she blushesAnd she turns redLeaves are begging trees to be shedTo fall beside youWords are shamed to be saidAnd lips are craving to be fedButter’s not good enough for breadWhen you come through I smelled your breath and it wasSweet as berriesContinue reading “DAILY FLOWER: Berries & Cream Rose”

DAILY FLOWER: Daylily, 01-10-21

By Karen England, the Edgehill Herb Farmer. From daylilies.org – “Plants of the genus Hemerocallis, family Hemerocallidaceae. Some older references may still include Hemerocallis in the lily family, Liliaceae. Generally, a single daylily bud is in bloom for a single day before it begins to wither. Multiple buds on the scapes provide bloom over aContinue reading “DAILY FLOWER: Daylily, 01-10-21”

DAILY FLOWER: Hollyhock, Inauguration Day, 01-20-21

By Karen England, the Edgehill Herb Farmer. “Flowers have an expression of countenance as much as men or animals. Some seem to smile; some have a sad expression; some are pensive and diffident; others again are plain, honest and upright, like, the broad-faced sunflower and the hollyhock.” – Henry Ward Beecher

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