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Folklore Of Plants

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We have 7 photos of folklore of plants

These photos are from real gardens by real gardeners! Just click on one to start exploring in slideshow format, or you can browse 16 at a time.

  • A Heather
    Jacque
  • A garden flower photo
    Maiseynay
  • Swamp Milkweed - Asclepias incarnata subsp. Pulchra (Asclepias incarnata subsp. Pulchra)
    Healerwitch
  • Indian fig - Opuntia ficus-indica  (Cactaceae)
    Healerwitch
  • Butterfly Weed – Asclepias tuberose
    Healerwitch
  • Butterfly Weed – Asclepias tuberose
    Healerwitch
  • Grannyvine
    Healerwitch

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Gardeners' thoughts

lots of information about the rose

Every rose tells a story.... People have been passionate about roses since the beginning of time. In fact, it is said that...

4 comments

lishy

8 Sep, 2010
Lishy

Story behind the Hyacinth

And no its got nothing to do with buckets...... Hyancinth was a warrior of Sparta... beautiful and strong and much loved...

3 comments

lishy

8 Sep, 2010
Lishy

Story of the Narcissus

Narcissus was an exceptionally attractive young man who scorned the advances of those who fell in love with him, including...

9 comments

lishy

7 Sep, 2010
Lishy

Story behind the Sunflower

Another Greek Myth, but one I like so here goes... As we all well know a sunflower will follow the suns journey each day,...

4 comments

lishy

5 Sep, 2010
Lishy

A story behind the Anemone

In Greek Mythology the Anemone was also known as the windflower. The story goes.... Adonis was one of the most beauiful men...

6 comments

lishy

5 Sep, 2010
Lishy

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