I like to think of purple in many ways . . .
violet . . . lilac . . . lavender . . .
I usually like to try to tie these WordPress Photo Challenges into my REmissionary theme in some way. We’ve been working hard at raising a garden, and getting things a head start in the greenhouse, and in using what’s on hand to make planters and so forth. I wish I had some really cool shots of purple planters and lilacs and lavender and so forth. But, sad to say, the only thing I have that fits this week’s purple theme are these pesky thistles.
They are trying very hard to take over the entire property again. Hubby has fought them valiantly since we bought the place, but it seems to be a losing battle. There are so many more of them than there are of us! He just keeps pluggin’ away at it, though. Since we don’t spray (especially if it’s a Monsanto product), we do weed control the old-fashioned, biblical way, by hand and sickle. Well . . . not entirely the biblical way. They didn’t have tractors in Bible times.