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Borage   –   or Starflower as it is also known. Back to some colour with this post, all-be-it gently.  Borage not only looks pretty, but it is a little star in the plant world. It is loved by bees, the leaves and flowers are edible, in fact the flowers look cute frozen in ice cubes which are then put into drinks, and it is said to protect many vegetables as a companion plant. On top of that it needs no looking after as it reseeds happily year on year. All in all a good one to let loose in the garden to do its thing, you can even forgive it when it takes up temporary residence on pathways and in other places where you would not normally allow it 😉

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