White’s wharf in Comfort Cove has been around for many years and has been photographed many times. Many family boats have tied up here over the years and it has, at times, been quite busy; but, it was only today that I really focused on the variety of wildflowers that grow there.
Columbine……perhaps came from my mother’s or aunt’s garden many years ago.
“Like wildflowers, you must allow yourself to grow in all the places people thought you never would”. –E.V.
A flake of bluebells (harebells).
The flake was laid against the side of the cliff and the flowers have grown up through it.
You belong among the wildflowers.
You belong in a boat out at sea.
You belong with your love on your arm.
You belong somewhere you feel free.–Tom Petty
The Common Tansy, White Clover and Bittersweet Nightshade also grow here underneath the cliff and along the side of the path. The nightshade is so pretty when in bloom, but is poisonous. Todd Boland’s book Wildflowers and Ferns of Newfoundland is an excellent resource tool.
Happiness is buttercups
and grasses grown waist high
Happiness is the sun on your face
Birds on the wind and a butterfly…….
Hettie (White) Sarson
I will keep looking for more wildflowers around the wharf and I will………
try to always find the extraordinary in the ordinary.