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I have always loved dandelions

 

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I love drawing them, observing the butterflies and other insects that visit them. And my favourite thing to do is to dance barefoot amongst them – Dancing with the Dandelions

 

 

Or simply just being with them, doing nothing

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Maybe that’s why my book characters love dandelions too!

Chloe the Butterfly Girl Fairy loves to visit the Orchard.

 

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A place to play and pick dandelions for her friends…

 

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The bright golden-yellow flowers make Chloe very happy.

 

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Chloe flies over to find Lucy (the bird keeper) and gives her a bunch of dandelions.

 

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Lucy makes Chloe a beautiful dandelion crown.

Have you ever made a dandelion crown?

 

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Now I’m a Dandelion Princess giggles Chloe.

 

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And off they go insearch for a seeded dandelion…

 

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…and make fairy wishes…

 

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Children also love dandelions, infact it is one of the most popular plants to play with.

 

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We love dandelions and we know how sacred they are to the bees and other insects.

The dandelions are the pollinator’s best friend, they are the first spring food for the bees.

Help save the dandelions and the bees by keeping your dandelions in your lawn.

 

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The Dandelion is a great Spring Tonic – Dandelion is full of vitamins and minerals, helping to reduce water retention and swelling without depleting potassium. It can also help brighten and refresh the skin by getting those toxins moving through and out of the body…read post by The Essential Herbal Blog

 

What do you love about dandelions?  We would love to hear from you.

 

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Visit www.educatingheartnatureart.com for more NATURE ART

 

Here’s a few delightful Dandelion posts I came across this week  How to make Dandelion Syrup

@activekidsclub Make Dandelion Crowns and @5OrangePoatoes- Save the Dandelions and @slowfamilyonline  Celebrate May Day with Floral Wreaths, Crowns and Baskets

 

 

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