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SITY: Hairy Violets

I never knew, until I moved into this house with its overgrown lawn, that there were different types of violets. I had encountered the common blues and whites before in countless places. I thought that they accounted for all of … Continue reading

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Favorite Thing: Violet Vase

I love the flowers of spring. Violets are among my favorites. And when I first saw the springtime sea of violets surrounding our new house, I wanted to bring their beauty inside, but I had no vases small enough. I … Continue reading

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SITY: First Violet

Living in a wooded area, we are fortunate to have a spot on our property that gets a lot of sun at this time of year. It’s where we planted all the daffodils. I noticed yesterday that a few violets … Continue reading

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SITY: Memories of Violets

I recently wrote about ticks and how much they were ticking me off. If you read my comment on the post, you’ll see that just a quick walk in the yard garnered me another tick crawling on my leg. Yuck! … Continue reading

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SITY: I Heart Violets

I’m so thrilled that the violets are finally coming into bloom. Is it just me, or does this one look happy to see me, too? “Roses are red, dilly, dilly, Violets are blue, If you love me, dilly, dilly, I … Continue reading

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Mighty Mite

I haven’t been out to see my violets lately. That’s because I found out the hard way that there are chiggers in the lawn. And before you say, “Ew! You’ve got bugs in your skin!,” let’s talk about what a … Continue reading

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