Colorchallenge Thursday Green: New Life in Our Garden

3개월 전

Here's today's entry for the #colorchallenge photo contest, originally started by @kalemandra, and and by now one of the longest running photo activities and mass participation challenges in the community.

Today's theme is "Thursday Green." Green is the color of life; green gives us life. Green is also the color traditionally associated the Heart Chakra.

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A tiny Nasturtium pokes its head into the light

It has been an unusually cold, cloudy and damp start to the summer here, and everything we are growing seems to be *"running late."

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Eventually, this should become broccoli

Without sun and warmth, it seems that many of our vegetable seedlings and sprouts are just remaining tiny and sad. The importance of sunlight, illustrated.

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The shallots are doing well!

The only exception seems to be our shallots, which are remarkably stout and happy looking. Looks like we may get as much as a dozen new bulbs from each one set.

Even the pine and spruce trees are slow to set new growth, this year.

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Thanks for looking, and have a beautiful day!

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