Don’t Break My Heart: A Love Story Written in Old Fashioned Flowers…
Sweet Peas, from Johnny’s Seeds
One fine day in early spring, a ravishing young lady named Poppy was out tending her flowers when, without warning, a smooth-talking fella named Sweet William appeared at the garden gate. Poppy was immediately smitten, and she leaned toward him as he drew nearer the fence. He was charming and handsome, and as he approached, Poppy detected an old-spicy scent, reminiscent of clove. Oh my – but he was flirtatious – and before Poppy knew what was happening, Cupid’s Dart struck her heart. Both of their cheeks flushed; hers crimson red and hisÂ Cupid Pink. Sweet Peas they soon were…
Crimson Poppies, from Renee’s Garden Seeds
Sweet William Seed, from Botanical Interests Seeds
Cupid’s Dart, from Botanical Interests Seeds
Cupid Pink Sweet Pea, from Botanical Interests Seeds
Love-in-a-Mist filled the air, and Poppy began to swoon. Before she knew quite what she was doing, she whispered Kiss-me-over-the-Garden-Gate into her lover’s ear. Sweet William was more than willing, and he smiled mischeviously , tossing his Bachelor Buttons to the ground….
Love-in-a-Mist, Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds
Kiss Me Over the Garden Gate, Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds
Blue Boy, Bachelor Buttons, Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds
And so Poppy and Sweet William spent many hot summer days, intertwined in the Exotic Love Vine, with the birds and the bees. It was a heady affair, filled with dew-kissing and silky petals. They swore their summer love would never end. Poppy dropped her guard, and soon she confessed to Sweet William that she was dreaming of White Bishop’s Lace and Cathedral Bells…
Exotic Love Vine, from Renee’s Garden Seeds
White Bishop’s Lace, from Renee’s Garden Seeds
Cathedral Bells, from Renee’s Garden Seeds
But as some summer love stories go, autumn neared, and Sweet William began to fade away. (Well, OK, it’s also possible that he just wasn’t that into her, and that maybe he did run off with a certain Painted Lady – but I won’t tell if you won’t).
“Oh, my Sweet William, I know you must go”, Poppy sniffed. “But please, please promise to Forget-Me-Not“. And as the bright color faded from her cheeks, Sweet William disappeared. Poppy grew pale, and shadows appeared on the horizon. Poor Poppy – sometimes things don’t work out quite the way we plan, and ourÂ Love-Lies-Bleeding on the ground…
Painted Lady, from Renee’s Garden Seeds
Forget-Me-Not, from Johnny’s Seeds
Love-Lies-Bleeding, from Johnny’s Seeds
The months of late fall soon arrived, with Poppy all alone in the withering garden. But by the holidays, Poppy realized she wouldn’t be alone for long. Come spring there was a new arrival in the garden, and Poppy found, much to her great joy, that the warmth of her delicate newÂ Baby’s Breath made up for her heartbreakÂ all around…
Baby’s Breath, from Baker Creek Seeds
HAPPY Â VALENTINE’S Â DAY Â Â XO Â Â MICHAELA
** All names in this story have been changed to protect the not-so-innocent** ***Please spread your seed responsibly***
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3 Replies to “Don’t Break My Heart: A Love Story Written in Old Fashioned Flowers…”
Happy Valentine’s Michaela.
â™¡ Thank you Betty ! xo Michaela
A lovely story – hope you have a lovely Valentines day!
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