“Don’t shoot down on flowers,” say the experts. Rule Breaker.
I’ve never been fascinated with the California poppy but its bud sure is captivating! Blooming February through September, the Poppy does well in drought-tolerant, well-drained, poor soil. In peak season, poppies cover 1,745 acres of the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve, just north of Los Angeles. Parts of the plant are used for medicine, such as for insomnia, aches, nervous agitation, nerve pain, and bladder and liver diseases, all of which plague me as a Lymie. Perhaps it’s time to change my view of the California Poppy.
The petals close at night. Now that I've seen its bud, it's definitely become more intriguing to me!
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"Your project is guaranteed to meet superior Siberian standards or I will fatally masticate it. You have my "woo" on that!"
"I keep your project safe from crows, coyotes, and flies. I prefer to be paid in salmon treats and tennis balls."
"I manage the treat jar & the staff's daily payroll of cookies and bones. The staff is excellent at math and let me know when I come up short."