Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Determination


Determination, originally uploaded by susanvg.

Sometimes I wonder why we call some things weeds. Many of them flower and they certainly are persistent, growing in cracks and crevasses. My garden is a mix of planted and uninvited growth. As long as they flower, I usually don't disturb the interlopers. I'm always amazed at their tenacity and willingness to grow anywhere.

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  1. My neighbour has weeds growing so strongly and unmoderated along his concrete driveway that they are lifting the concrete and even cracked it- I so want to go over and tell them to do something about it. I have been known to sneak over when I know they are out and garden some of the worst of their weeds with airborne seeds.

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  2. I've been known to let flowering weeds grow too...Rose Gentian was a wonderful surprise, it came up wild and has spread, I love it!

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  3. A perfect photo to go with your title. If only we could thrive on so little encouragement!

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  4. Great pic and definitely matches your title. I agree with you. Weeds are definitely determined and, in many cases, can be quite beautiful.

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