Small stand of  rye


Took this picture Saturday morning, just as the fog was starting to burn off.   I planted some rye late last fall for a cover crop in the garden, decided to let it grow to maturity this spring.  There is something visually about a field of rye (or wheat)  that I find grounding.

That’s my story and I’m sticking with it.  DM






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2 Responses to Grounding

  1. shoreacres says:

    Lovely photo. Rye grass is a standard cool weather ground cover around here. It makes for a nice, green lawn while we’re waiting for spring growth. Not only that, taking this sort of photo helps keep a person spry. 🙂

    • DM says:

      Your comment made me smile (the part about keeping spry) Just yesterday I was talking w/ several people who all commented on how it takes a while to shake off the aches and stiffness in the morning, or after sitting too long. Old farmer I knew used to call it getting “all stoved up”…being spry is the opposite of being all stoved up 🙂

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