Plants & War

This article reminded me of one of the best books ever: DEFIANT GARDENS by Kenneth Helphand (about gardens maintained during war):

http://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/04/10/world/asia/afghan-general-plants-flowers-in-helmand-but-taliban-lurk.html?emc=edit_ee_20160410&nl=todaysheadlines-europe&nlid=73000484&_r=0&referer=

 No Poppies available for pix, so this lovely Gerber Daisy stands in... 

No Poppies available for pix, so this lovely Gerber Daisy stands in...