This little vase I got from a wedding in 1977.
I like it a lot cause it's a cutie pie.
I like everything that's cutie pies. lol
Google plus .
It seems it's not good for security.
So I think I will pass on joining it.
In French it means Lions tooth. (dents de lion)
I am sure the name comes from the leaf as opposed to from the flower itself
The leaf looks like blades of a giant saw, typically used to cut tress such as the one below.
I sat smelling them and they smelled delightful and left a lingering aroma inside my nostrils.
Maybe I will try to see if I can make perfume out of them.
A gift of this flower to a loved one, will provide happiness and is a promise of total faithfulness.
In as much as I love yellow, I don't like them taking over green grass.
I also don't like chemicals that will kill them.
So ......what to do??
I looked up some recipes and you can make tasty fritters from the yellow flower heads.
The leaves are soo good for you in salads.
They are rich in vitamins.
They also help with urinary tract infections.
No wonder I have so many bunnies and the Italians grow them in their vegetable gardens.
The white milk in the stem, is good to get rid of moles on your skin.
I have a mole I'd like to try it on and see if it works. lol
For everything there is a purpose under heaven. :)
When I was a kid my Dad gave me a tool and said go to it kid and I spent summers digging out
the roots of these plants from our yard. Guess my Dad also didn't like chemicals,
or maybe he was just trying to find jobs for me to do to keep me out of trouble.
In any event I aerated the ground doing this job.
I became quite adept at pulling these roots out lol
I also loved to make my parents happy.
My Dad was a lot easier to please than my Mom was.
I wonder how many parents today can get their kids to do something like this.?
It's good for you to do stuff like this.
Looking at all the little yellow heads I think how good it would be
to have a few kids around here lol
or a goat.
This tree with all the knots from cut branches was gorgeous.
The only thing I can't figure out is why they always plant them right beside
power lines. Then they have to spend tons of money chopping them.
This poor tree was left with only a few low branches and the rest were left
on the other side of the tree so they don't break and fall on the power lines.
We drove down streets and paid attention to the new trees the city planted along roads and sure enough
they did exactly the same thing.
Now so much work will have to be done each year to maintain them.
Makes one wonder where efficiency went?
Or maybe this is part of the job creation program lol