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Flower of the Day: June 26, 2019. The biggest sunflower I’ve seen.

I've seen tall sunflowers at pumpkin patches but I never thought I'd see one growing this large in someone's yard. It was worth the time to pull over and check them out in the blazing heat. When my kids and I read The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle, I didn't think a flower could grow… Continue reading Flower of the Day: June 26, 2019. The biggest sunflower I’ve seen.

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Flower of the Day: May 21, 2019. Chrysanthemum Greens

The stems of these pretty flowers are edible. It has a fresh earthy scent that tastes great in spicy fish stew. But growing up, I remember eating these greens raw: sometimes my mom would make this as a side dish seasoned with minced garlic, soy sauce, vinegar, and spicy red pepper seasoning as a side… Continue reading Flower of the Day: May 21, 2019. Chrysanthemum Greens