tend…

“Where you tend a rose, my lad, a thistle cannot grow.”

~ Frances Hodgson Burnette

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Milles Garden, Sweden

…am thinking the same principle applies with the tending of irises…

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Beautiful Garden in Malmo, Sweden

…or tulips…

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Hydrangeas in Hickory, North Carolina

 

or hydrangeas…

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Poppies in Winston Salem, North Carolina

or poppies….or even…me.

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Yes, am thinking the principle of tending is not just about roses. ❤

Blessings ~

Heather

 

“Keep your heart with all vigilance,  for from it flow the springs of life.”

Proverbs 4:23

 

p.s.  Cool latin roots again. Tend = ‘stretch and strain”… attend, intend, intent, …not pretend…nope. not pretend…but …attend…tend…and be intentional about what grows in our hearts, in our minds, and of course, in the garden.

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Bloom ❤

 

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