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annette
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« on: August 02, 2010, 10:39:02 PM »

Someone gave me a flowering artichoke last week. I could not get over how beautiful this is.






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« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2010, 10:51:52 PM »

That's beautiful Annette!


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« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2010, 11:15:36 PM »

makes me mad when that happens.  i love to eat those things.
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« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2010, 08:46:06 AM »

Is it magic?  There can't be enough room in there for the rest of the troll!
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Very interesting flower, I've always wondered what an artichoke flower looks like.
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« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2010, 10:03:41 AM »

big thistle.  they are pretty.  humming bird seem to like them.  also bumble bees.
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.....The greatest changes occur in their country without their cooperation. They are not even aware of precisely what has taken place. They suspect it; they have heard of the event by chance. More than that, they are unconcerned with the fortunes of their village, the safety of their streets, the fate of their church and its vestry. They think that such things have nothing to do with them, that they belong to a powerful stranger called “the government.” They enjoy these goods as tenants, without a sense of ownership, and never give a thought to how they might be improved.....

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« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2010, 01:24:00 PM »

The women who gave this to me said she sees an occasional honeybee going inside and then they get stuck and can't get out.
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« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2010, 03:32:02 PM »

first thing I thought of was thistle

nice looking flower.
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« Reply #7 on: August 27, 2010, 04:20:32 AM »

nice photos thanks
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