The thistles are still green and blooming. You probably already know they are in the same family as the artichoke but does anyone know if the interior of the bud is edible? I tried to pick one to bring home but this plant is a beast and wouldn't let go. Maybe if they were delicious we would like them better. :)
Oh and it started to rain and it felt so good I watched it collect on huge leaves of the castor bean....
invasive, exotic grown for the oil, responsible for sarin gas.
*True, and I looked up the spelling for Sarin so if my computer is confiscated, I will be on a list. I'm still watching Fringe now I'm paranoid.......Ha!
I watched the water run down the tributaries of the leaves and start to fill the small crater lake. When you are rain starved you enjoy looking at it......."hello friend, why don't you visit more often?
I do want to show you more of my trip and I will when I have more time, right now I'm making more birds, thank you "Bird Girls" for keeping me chirping! I thought you might like to see the view from my bench, not bad, not bad at all! I'm in the pink!
Much Love, sparROw