Friday, August 03, 2007

Friday's Flowers

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Common Wild Sunflower


The strip of yard on the back side of our privacy fence doesn't get mowed very often. The grass has grown tall and the wild sunflowers are thriving there.

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The plants grow taller than the fence and I enjoy seeing the blossoms that peek over the top.

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Some believe cutting a sunflower at sunset while at the same time making a wish ensures that this wish will come true the next day. Click here and here for more sunflower folklore.

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Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. It's what sunflowers do. -Helen Keller

5 comments:

  1. The last picture is so unique. Sunflowers are one of the plants that always catch my eye and make me smile.

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  2. Thanks for your comment! Your sunflower photos are lovely!

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  3. Sunflowers are one of my favorites! The birds help spread them all over our gardens here. Lovely ocean pics too!

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  4. Your sunflower pictures are great! They are so bright and cheerful.

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  5. Thank you for sharing the beauty of God's creation!

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~Tracy