I used to love to open those pods as a kid and make a wish on the downy seedlings as they blew away.I wish I could remember some of those wishes!!♥
Milkweed! When I see them, I think about a wonderful weekend I spent with my Ex and Bofie a few years ago. We found a gorgeous site for a picnic a few hours North from Manhattan,after, we hiked...and encountered a forest where Milkweed were in abundance.Some of the pods had opened, revealing their feathery, dreamy insides....some still remained closed. I brought some of the closed ones back with me to remember a perfect day - and do you know, when I was back in SF - they had opened - and I still have them, feathery and white in a small vase on my kitchen window sill!Gosh Suki, thank you for this post and the lovely memories it brought me.Many hugs to you and Bibs!Love,♥ Robin ♥
I do not believe I have ever seen this beautiful plant in real life. Thanks for introducing me to this beauty!!!!And the drawing/painting? in black and white on your side bar top is most interesting!
I used to adore milkweed pods when I was a girl. I haven't seen one for ages. So lovely and Pippi-ly symbolic.
milkweed is so lovely and full of fun.. your photos really capture the essence of the joy one experiences when they open.
I love milkweed! Beautiful first photo. Reminds me of my childhood, growing up surrounded by fields of them.
I have never seen one of these before.. Are they only an Eastern plant? Very pretty.
I used to make mousies out of the pods. very cute
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