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Plant Focus: Seeds

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How Love burns through the Putting in the Seed 

On through the watching for that early birth 

When, just as the soil tarnishes with weed, 

The sturdy seedling with arched body comes 

Shouldering its way and shedding the earth crumbs.

Robert Frost

This is the time of year when many plants, big and small, are producing seed for next year. There are many ways they get their seed transported about: by air, by animal, by human hand.

Image credit Rosie Hopkins
Image credit Rosie Hopkins
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Image credit Rosie Hopkins

Some we plant

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“The love of gardening is a seed that once sown never dies.”
–  Gertrude Jekyll 

Making themselves attractive to birds.

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They come in all different sizes

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There are even many that we eat.

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