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All the goodies I could find in the yard!

Discussion in 'Tortoise Diet and Food' started by trickspiration, Mar 5, 2018.

  1. trickspiration

    trickspiration Active Member

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    Spike is one lucky tort!

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    Yum!
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    Lucky Spike!! I am staring at the ground, trying to get the weeds going. But nothing yet...
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    Oooo I have to pick weeds today.. I can show my haul later
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    We plant WEEDS??? OK, then......!!!:eek:
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    I don't plant weeds.. only pretty plants, the weeds volunteer.
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    It's really so human and discriminating of us to call those lovely volunteers "weeds".
    If a "beautiful" yellow rose grew in the middle of a field of dandelions, it would be a weed, right?
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    If it was one of the wild creeping roses that grab you by the ankle and stab ya through your pants I would call it a weed, along with a few other names.
    My definition of a weed is just a plant that has come up in an area I didn't intend it to. For example, found some wild dog violet growing in my yard (it's a weed). I dug it up and moved it into my flower bed in an area that it can spread and more easily be appreciated (now it's my pretty garden plant).
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    So, what's in a name??? A LOT.
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    Yeppers
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    Yes and then we take pictures of them, like proud parents. Lol.
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    I found some. Not all weeds in there though. I've got..
    Deadnettle
    Scotch thistle
    Plantain
    Clover
    Vetch
    Bittercress
    Dandelion
    Catsear
    Chickweed
    Hawksbeard
    Nipplewort
    Wild geraniums
    Ajuga
    Dog violet
    Phlox
    Rose leaves
    Sedum
    Lavender
    And a single forsythia flower..
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    Nice spread!
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    @Bambam1989 you should put this in the Tortoise Chef thread. If you woudn’t mind.
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    You should also post in the Chef thread.
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    Ok. I shall do that.
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