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Knee Deep in Daisies 16 June 2015

The meadow last year was a riot of various wildflowers. This year it's been mostly oxeye daisies. Images follow: cc-by-sa on everything.

I don't mind the daisies, though I didn't really want a monoculture. Since there's a barbecue coming up, I also thought it might be a good idea to make a bit of room for people. Particularly when they were like this, above my waist in most places:

(Standard reference barbecue in the background.)

So I got up early this morning, since scything is best when plants are wet, and after five minutes – five minutes, I should point out, of mild exercise and the utterly lovely smell of really fresh-cut plants:

I don't think I want to use a lawn-mower ever again. Anyone want to buy a lawn-mower?

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