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August 5th, 2015

I was out working in the garden two nights ago and noticed the beautiful light washing over the goldenrod and queen anne’s lace. ¬†There are no way that words could¬†describe the beauty of this moment, I was happy that my camera was by my side.
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Goldenrod gets a bad rap for causing allergies, but it really doesn’t. It’s the ragweed that blooms at the same time that is the culprit for seasonal allergies. Goldenrod is an important plant for pollinators, especially for monarch butterflies. I encourage you to let it bloom and thrive in your garden if you have it.

What beauty are you noticing around you this week?

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This is a daily journal of my efforts to cultivate a more simple life, through local eating, gardening and so many other things. We used to live in a small suburban neighborhood Ohio but moved to 153 acres in Liberty, Maine in 2012.