Echoes of the Garden

Folklore And Myth

Blue Fingers and Long Afternoons

A lesser known offering from Robert Frost. I'm not sure what to think about it. It is, as usual for the author, full of imagery but it seems to be about two people planning to steal fruit from their neighbor. Did I get that right?

By the way, “chewink” is an old name for the Eastern Towhee.

By Louis Agassiz Fuertes (1874-1927) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

This cute alliterative story about a bear and some blueberry muffins is fun.

via Flickr

Here's a whole page of short poems about blueberries.

By PhreddieH3 at English Wikipedia (Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons.) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

This wonderful story is about much more than blueberries. No wonder it's a classic.


Do you know of any other stories starring our Noble Interest? I would love to hear about them in the comments below.

Enjoy your weekend and I look forward to meeting you here next week to learn about a new Noble Interest. Thanks for stopping by!

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My interest in plants started young. While most of my friends were playing with Barbie or dreaming of horses, I was out in the fields of our farm creating imaginary villages and caching collected seeds, roots and herbs against winter need. When I discovered the library and field guides, I realized that I had found my passion- the interaction between plants and people. While my caching habits have switched to saving more useful plants, some things don’t change. I still …
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