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Weekly Photo Challenge: Dinnertime!

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Ladybugs are aphid-eating machines and considered to be a sign of good luck in many countries.  After adult Ladybugs lay thousands of eggs, their larvae will hatch and begin chowing down on these pests at a rate of 50 aphids … Continue reading

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Space garden

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Fertile night sky rich black topsoil seeded with stars.

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Space garden

Fertile night sky rich black topsoil seeded with stars.

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Plant Pissing Match of the 21st Century

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Tomatoes tied to towering trellises, limiting wind thrashing, scaffolded leaves sprayed with egg-based protein to guard against rabid deer teeth gnashing, planted vegetable heads all around, some above, others tubers below ground, lettuce, broccoli,…

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Sans rhyme

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Being human sans rhyme  would make my heart bleed  time after time, after time, after time, until all its bolting beets  are harvested from  my body  as slugs shriveled  by insult.   

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Summer’s egress

Corpulent clematis vine clusters of radiant white-pink inflorescences trail across a trembling trellis, anxious for summer’s egress.

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Pensive thoughts transpire while admiring the stillness of the hour. A simple act of watering the garden can reveal the growth of patience and awareness. Vegetables that seek sustenance in the shelter of shade…

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