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The door to Spring

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Spring was in my fridge. I looked at the black oak acorns which sat moist and cold since
December, at the back of the fridge.


Black oak are getting rare here, so these make me very happy. actually wildly and unreasonably happy.

Dhamaka says:

lovely, but what are they?

11th Mar 2007, 18:42

swamprose says:

hi d. you are too fast. I am too slow. black oak. they are all really old and dying here, so new ones are valuable. at least to people like me.

11th Mar 2007, 18:51

Dhamaka says:

You're not slow
Black oak.... A strong and romantic image... You'll nurse them?

11th Mar 2007, 18:53

swamprose says:

I am worried I might kill them. There are not many of these babes around. Meanwhile they are back in the fridge. I so want to put one in a pot, but you are supposed to plant them directly into the ground.

11th Mar 2007, 18:59

Dhamaka says:

.. responsibility...

11th Mar 2007, 19:01

swamprose says:

and I am on the other side of responsible these days..:)

11th Mar 2007, 19:02

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11th Mar 2007, 19:05

Viv says:


11th Mar 2007, 19:12

tis the season for wild and unreasonable happiness. embrace your inner mad march hare (if you can catch hold of it!)

11th Mar 2007, 21:24

Caine says:

Fantastic! You can always be mostly responsible, and plant a single one in a pot.

11th Mar 2007, 21:51

mtn_hermit says:

There's a white oak here in Georgia that has quite a story behind it:
/> I've been to see it. It's a grand tree.

12th Mar 2007, 16:05

paintist says:

good luck with your babes...nurture them :-)

13th Mar 2007, 16:43

swamprose says:

I am taking very good care of them, but I could not resist planting one in a big pot. My personal barely portable oak tree :)

13th Mar 2007, 17:02

FilbertFox says:

we could send moblog growing wishes to your special babies

17th Mar 2007, 19:23

MaggieD says:

I am sending special fertilised growing vibes ... :)

17th Mar 2007, 19:37

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