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Day 193 – Scarlet Tide

Field of bright red poppies as far as the eye can see

“And far and wide, in a scarlet tide, The poppy’s bonfire spread.” ~ Bayard Taylor Quotes

Fields of wild poppy flowers are just the most beautiful thing I think but sadly because of farming and the pesticides used to kill weeds they have been hugely in decline and so finding them can be quite difficult.


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    Lovely! I didn’t know they were in decline. They always remind me of WWI and I love history, so I enjoy finding poppies. They aren’t prevalent where I live in San Diego, though we do have orange poppies here and there (the state flower!).

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      Sadly farming and chemical sprays that destroy ‘weeds’ means that they are in decline in the wild


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    Fantastic quote and the poppy photo brought it alive.

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