The author, Kristel Vilbaste, also presents texts in Vikerraadio
Photos by Arne Ader
Translation into English by Maret
Estonian text posted 19.07.2018
Fireweed has stretched open its long cluster of flowers and already its topmost tuft is blooming. But the hairy hill willow-herb is only starting and coltsfoot is still just ripe for picking to relieve men’s health troubles.
Tall yellow pillars - mulleins - stretch themselves tall in meadows, both the yellow great or common mulleins and also the dark mulleins with their bluish bloom centres. However, their flatter and sparser counterpart, the common agrimony, is at the end of its blooming season.