it is spring. the entire season is ahead of you. horsetail runs just beneath the soft surface and takes in everything that is around it. there is a limitless potential to this, but you also have to look closely at your surroundings to make sure you're taking in whats good for you.
Violet (II of Spring)
Focused / Direction
the violet springs up early in the season. often you find them grouped together which is beneficial for both. safety in numbers. most plants will share resources when along side family members, working towards a comon goal.
Garlic (III of Spring)
Support from Others / Building Your Future
in the fall you can gather up cloves of garlic and plant them in preparation for spring. each plant will produce a bulb, which is many little cloves working together. it may be some effort to dig them up and plan ahead, but it creates more promise for the future.
Daisy (IV of Spring)
Completion / Celebration
we have arrived in the midst of spring. the white daisy is iconic of this time even though you can find them growing throughout the year. there are many gatherings to wake everyone from the depths of winter. but don't stop now, there is a whole season to come.
Vetch (V of Spring)
Lack of Focus
vetch is a beautiful week that sprawls out along the landscape. it climbs over logs, bushes, rocks and grasses. but it will grow in all directions, at a quick rate. leaving itself spread thin and tangled up in any trouble it comes upon.
Ground Ivy (VI of Spring)
Rising Up / Success
ground ivy can mesh inbetween the ambitious blades of grass and quietly convert the land. it spreads it round leaves up, steadily taking in sun and soil until it establishes its own plot.
Barrel Cacti (VII of Spring)
because of the lack of water in arid climates, the cacti store what they can within. they can go lengths of time drawing from this storage giving them the ability to outlast their hard times.
Red Clover (VIII of Spring)
a gust of wind may change the way you thought things were going. while you may want to react to this situation, take a moment. perhaps you should stay rooted and ride it out. this might not be your battle.
Lettuce (IX of Spring)
the days are getting warmer and longer, spring is nearly over. lettuce is sensitive to this change and begins to bolt, go bitter, tall, and tough. there might be a little bit of time before the next crop comes to fruit. you can do what you can to slow this bolting process, but there is no use in worrying.
Thistle (X of Spring)
Blockage / Dificulty
the thistle begins to sprout up as a weed in your garden. its small and cute, but once you go to uproot it you find your hands filled with sharp needles. dont go at them rashly, pace yourself. in time you can dig them all out with care.
Fleabane (Daughter of Spring)
Fleabane pops up where it pleases and moves with the breeze. it may lack focus which is problematic, but it also reminds us to go with the flow and you'll sometimes land in the right spot.
Daffodil (Son of Spring)
the daffodil is tall and cheery even after that surprise spring snow. stay confident about yourself.
Lilac (Mother of Spring)
Overcomes with Grace
Lilac sleeps all winter and then bursts forth with tall combs of flowers, filling the spring air with the most comforting smell. you would hardly know the type of winter she has gone through with the desplay she puts on.
Bachelor's Buttons (Father of Spring)
Charismatic / Compassionate
this showy flower looks like none other, and yet it doesnt draw attention from those around it.