I am not alone!

This morning when I woke up, there was a birthday surprise behind the curtains. One daylily seed had germinated, before sometime last autumn and now there is another – at last.

Anyway, there are various jobs I could have been getting on with in the garden but just as well I saved my energy to blow out the candle on the cake a friend made for me.

The flowers were both real and edible: primrose and pulmonaria. Aren’t they beautiful? And tasted nice with icing.

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About Helen

I have always been interesting in living a more environmentally friendly lifestyle and used to do what I could. Now, I have come to realise that we have reached such a point in terms of environmental degradation that it is more important - perhaps - to focus on building resilience. I therefore do as much as I can to reuse, grow my own and encourage a supportive community, for example. I also keep reading and learning all the time.
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22 Responses to I am not alone!

  1. Sharon says:

    Happy birthday Helen. Congrats on the seedling! You have a talented friend – your cake looks wonderful.

  2. Happy Birthday and Happy Gardening.

  3. Happy Birthday – lovely cake!

  4. atkokosplace says:

    What a lovely cake. Happy YOU day! 🌸

  5. Clare Pooley says:

    Happy Birthday, Helen! Congrats on the daylily seedling and what a pretty cake!

  6. Lovely; happy birthday!

  7. clarejk2014 says:

    Happy birthday! The cake is beautiful! 🙂

  8. Happy birthday and congratulations on the day lilies

  9. Happy birthday Helen!! And happy gardening out of chaos!! Beautiful cake with the edible flowers, yum 🙂

  10. Karen says:

    A belated but nonetheless heartfelt Happy Birthday Helen, may you have many more healthy and happy ones.

  11. Happy belated birthday, Helen. I love the flower and icing cake. What a thoughtful gift!

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