Tales from the Meadow

An newly bloomed flower head

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Did you know that milkweed has the sweetest, most delicate scent?
I did not until one of our guests told me so.
And then I could smell it everywhere.
But especially in and all around cottage 1
because we have a whole bunch of that lovely weed planted directly under the bathroom window.
If anyone could turn that into a fragrance, I would buy it by the gallon.

Like an addict I would make myself walk by that stand of milkweed as often as
possible, when one day I discovered a butterfly feasting on the delicious, little flowers…