Friday Flowers: Flowers in Winterby
Ruth K.Flowers in Winter
How strange to greet, this frosty morn,
In graceful counterfeit of flower,
These children of the meadows, born
Of sunshine and of showers!
Friday Flowers: "Flower Children"by
Bundled up for the cold
I grew up in the days of the Flower Children of the 1960's when flowers became a generational symbol of peace and love. We speak of the "flower of youth" which develops...
Sue S.Oleander ( Nerium oleander ). Doesn't it just scream "Mediterranean" at you. Not of course that you won't find it elsewhere - but for me, the image of the oleander has always been connected with lines...