White poppies Fields

White poppies Fields

However, despite their delicate appearance these flowers are being grown for a very serious purpose. They are actually opium poppies, destined to be harvested by pharmaceutical companies to produce morphine for medicinal use. Medicinal use: The poppies are being grown by pharmaceutical companies to produce morphine Forecasters predict that the recent spell of unseasonable weather is now coming to an end. Tennis officials at Wimbledon have already had to operate the retractable …

White Poppies British Legion

White Poppies British Legion

AS the Poppy Appeal launches in Westbury this weekend, the Royal British Legion hope local people will be as generous as ever in the approach to Remembrance Sunday on the 10th November. The Westbury branch of the Royal British Legion will be out with their poppies and collecting donations from the 28th October, and hope the appeal will match or better the 7, raised last year. The Poppy Appeal is a key way the Royal British Legion raises money to support members of the Armed Forces …

White poppies history

White poppies history

Obama Moves to Protect Rich Afghan Mineral Deposits (2010-06-14) Vast riches of minerals, perhaps exceeding $1 trillion, lie under the surface of war-torn Afghanistan, Pentagon officials now say, and the White House today announced a plan to protect those subterranean resources from rapacious capitalists who would rip them from the earth just to make a profit. Pentagon sources said the iron, copper, gold, cobalt and lithium could provide the foundation for a thriving economy …

Persian white Poppies growing Stages Pics

Persian white Poppies growing Stages Pics

Yea I know this is a marijuana forum and I came here to learn how to grow it. But I noticed people asking questions about poppies which I grow. So I figured I might as well start a journal. I m going to be showing two grows. One in DWC and another in soil. The soil is going to start off inside but I might transplant to outdoors. The hydro will all be inside. The equipment used for lighting on both grows is just going to be a 600 watt MH, hortilux bulb, and the cheapest reflector …

White Poppies Red Poppies

White Poppies Red Poppies

Playing: The idea of decoupling Armistice Day, the red poppy and later Remembrance Day from their military culture dates back to 1926, just a few years after the British Legion was persuaded to try using the red poppy as a fundraising tool in Britain. A member of the No More War Movement suggested that the British Legion should be asked to imprint No More War in the centre of the red poppies instead of ‘Haig Fund’ and failing this pacifists should make their own flowers. The …

Why wear white poppies?

Why wear white poppies?

It s that time of year again. This month sees the 95th anniversary of the Armistice which ended the Great War, the most efficient and industrialised slaughter of human beings for imperial ambition ever seen up until that point. In France, the fashion is to wear a bright blue cornflower to convey respects to the dead. In Scotland, for many years, the fashion was to wear an Earl Haig red poppy, named for the incompetent butcher who sent hundreds of thousands of working-class conscripts …

White poppies why

White poppies why

Originally this post opened up with me telling you I’ve got a few rants rolling around in my head and I need to vent and get them out. That’s still true and one of these days (soon) it’s going to happen but somewhere along the way I got consumed with a rant that’s of a bigger variety. It’s obviously bothering me more that I realized by the length of what’s to follow and that is, in my opinion of greater importance than they annoyance of those Bitstrip comics on Facebook. White …