Right Steps & Poui Trees

Weed Flowers: “Long live the weeds and the wilderness yet.”

4 Comments

Weed: A wild plant growing where it is not wanted and in competition with cultivated plants.

 

IMG_0949[1]

Weed: A valueless plant growing wild, especially one that grows on cultivated ground to the exclusion or injury of the desired crop.

 

Weed: Any undesirable or troublesome plant, especially one that grows profusely where it is not wanted.

IMG_0914

A good garden may have some weeds. – Thomas Fuller

IMG_0956[1]

 

Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them. – (Wrongly attributed to) A. A. Milne

 

 

What would the world be, once bereft

Of wet and wildness? Let them be left,

O let them be left, wildness and wet;

Long live the weeds and the wilderness yet.

– Gerard Manley Hopkins, “Inversnaid”

IMG_1008

 

Advertisements

Author: rightpouitree

Navigating the real and virtual worlds and sometimes writing about what I observe...

4 thoughts on “Weed Flowers: “Long live the weeds and the wilderness yet.”

  1. Haha I always think the same when I look at weeds that look beautiful. Just love them 🙂

    Like

  2. Many are medicine!

    Like