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Green or dry

The agapanthus heads are dropping their seed and I have been tut-tutting as I walk around the garden. I should have cut them weeks ago to save myself having to weed out hundreds of baby agapanthus because I already have more than enough.

This weeks Psalm Challenge is one of those challenging ones where the Psalmist wishes ill on the wicked.

Psalm 58:9
"whether they be green or dry—the wicked will be swept away"


  1. The verse is very fitting with the photo.

  2. Thank you very much for this thoughtful entry of yours. Never would have thought about that on my own. Please have a good week ahead, and please join again soon.

  3. i'm going with dry! isn't it hard to weed everything
    out just when they need it!!!!!

  4. Levels of 'wickedness', eh? I wonder how to tell a 'green wicked' from a 'dry wicked'?
    As in wine: sweet and dry.
    As in people: young and old.
    As in general: alive and dead.

    Whither goest agapanthus, cometh snails.

    1. I don't really like the vengefulness of this Psalm and the green/dry selection is out of context -- I was finding a bit difficult to make a connection.

      Funny you should mention snails. Elsewhere in the psalm it mentions them "May they be like a slug that melts away as it moves along, like a stillborn child that never sees the sun." How nasty is that!

      You are right with agapanthus cometh snails. Our garden is infested with both.


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