Thank you God for Sun and Showers, Thank you for each lovely flowerThank you for each stately tree, Through all of these you speak to me. unknown author
Count your garden by the flowers, never by the leaves that fall.
Count your days by the golden hours, don't remember clouds at all.
Count your life by smiles, not tears, and with joy on every birthday.
Count your age by friends, not years.
The teacher was telling the class about plants that have the word "dog" in front of them: dogrose, dogwood, dog violet. She asked the class if they could name another flower with the prefix "dog." Steven raised his hand and said,
"Sure, Miss Jones, a 'collie'flower
Q: "Why did the gardener plant bulbs?A: "So the worms could see where they were going."
The above photo is the flower pod after the petals fall. It is from a Schefflera Tree in our backyard.
Q: What happened when the gardener accidentally sprayed his spice garden with herbicide instead of pesticide?A: He ended up just killing thyme