Daily Archives: May 3, 2011

…and the Weeding Continues

Sketch of wild geranium single blossom

Wild Geranium

I’ve always heard these called “wild geranium”, and Google seems to agree.  They are pungent when you break a stem, and the leaves turn deep magenta/red/orange in the fall.  They are fuzzy and frilly – too bad they’re weeds and can take over when you turn your back.  When I was a little girl, we would make “scissors” out of two seed pods: slit the long slender piece with a fingernail, insert the other long slender piece, and voila!