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A Dandy Series..

Uploaded by: suzi46

Monday May 7, 2012

Brownfield, ME (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: taken early this morning just as the frost was melting on the grass and the lowly, sometimes pesty, dandelion blossoms..some companies make lots of money selling weed killers/fertilizers to kill this Eurasian wildflower yes, it's an introduced wildflower to this country)..I think they're fascinating in all their stages of life..and the bees/other insects love them! ~~These weeds simply need to be seen from a different perspective; these are the dandelions that your children will play with, that they will think are beautiful wildflowers, and that ultimately, seen with the right attitude, will add deep meaning and beauty to your life in ways you may have never expected.~~

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8. papajuan
9:23 PM GMT on May 08, 2012
And they are great in salad too. (young leaves)
Great series, thanks for sharing the info.
Weeds & Seeds info is always welcome.
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7. suzi46
9:19 PM GMT on May 08, 2012
you are so right Phatkhat!! my Mom made dandelion wine many years was delish!! and of course dandy greens for salads..thanks for your comment :)
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6. Phatkhat
9:15 PM GMT on May 08, 2012
I love dandelions! I remember seeing them in the meadow by a monastery in Germany, and it was so bright and cheery - the field was yellow with them. I've never seen them that thick here, but I cherish the ones I have. Sometimes a few will bloom in the winter if it is warm, and that dispels the dullness!

Besides, you can make wine from the flowers, the young leaves are great in salads, and my bunny rabbit loves all parts of them! Then you can make wishes on the fuzzy ones. Great flowers, thank you very much!
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5. sunriselvr
5:58 PM GMT on May 08, 2012
Beautiful photo of the dandelion and grass!
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4. fluffonutta
3:12 PM GMT on May 08, 2012
Never saw the point in removing them.

great close up
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3. Madermade
3:08 PM GMT on May 08, 2012
Susan...we definetly have these in Texas....a nuisance, but I love them! Great, great new portrait!
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2. windchimes1
2:42 PM GMT on May 08, 2012
Susan, I love your thoughts on dandelions. How many of us have received "bouquets" of these with a "I love you Mommy, I brought you some flowers". I love these wildflowers too.
Thank you for sharing your thoughts, and this series :)
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1. dixiedaughter
2:19 PM GMT on May 08, 2012
Just beautiful Susan!
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Going from the Mt Washington Valley region of Maine/NH, all the way down to the "Horse Capital of the World, Marion County" in Central Florida in April 2014, was quite a change to say the least! Photo ops, in a totally new and intriguing area of this very large and varied state, are slowly presenting themselves to me as I adjust to this brand new environment and much warmer weather!! I look forward to this new photographic chapter of my life!

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