Dear Sherlock Street, I am so glad that you allow the daisies to flower as they look so innocent and are such fun to have. Without them, where would daisy chains be?
Oh seeds! What a wonderful thing and free too!!
As Darla said, they are my favorite price those seeds.
They are definitely things of beauty with so much life ready to grow. The daisies look great in your garden-even fading.
One of my neighbors has the loveliest backyard all grown up in lawn daisies. He doesn't mow until after the daisies have bloomed. What a site. I do the same thing you are doing with my columbines. I wait until the seed is ripe and then scatter the pods. Marnie
I have a wildflower bed, and let all the flowers there go to seed. What fun to see what will come up next year.Suzanne
You are very wise to let these go to seed in order to be assured of a bountiful display next season. I hope you are enjoying the afternoon.
Saving seeds is something that I've just started doing. It is really fun to be able to collect them and share them with other gardeners. I like imaging them growing in someone else's garden and hope they enjoy them like I do.
~Edith HopeI agree. Although I never got the knack of making daisy chains.~Darla~TurlingFree is always good!~tinaIt is nice to see all the phases of a flower.~Roses and LilacsWe had a bachelor button lawn like that in back one year. My husband couldn't bear to mow down the bachelor buttons while they were blooming.~Window on the PrairieI have areas like that too. My husband likes it when flowers twine together.~MildredThank you. Too much deadheading loses the flowers for next year.~CatherineIt is nice to see them go to someone else's garden. The larkspur in my garden came from my parents' farm. I started it there when I was a child.~GonSS
Isn't it amazing, the beauty found in "free" ...
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