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Looking Back at 2017

It’s time to change your calendars friends!  Can you believe it?  I hope this year proves to be a good year for us all.  Thank you my readers for being you and reading my posts.  354 more words

Flowering Azaleas, Camellia, Crepe Myrtle (Crape Myrtle), And Different Important Landscape Shrubs

Viburnum is a bunch of deciduous or evergreen shrubs that are very fashionable for hedging and screening on account of their shape and sweet-scented flowers. They make nice border crops or ground cowl with fascinating foliage, pretty white flowers, which are followed by delicious red fruit. 1,088 more words

Azaleas in Botanical Gardens

I sat in the botanical gardens looking at some flowering azaleas and other shrubs, enjoying the atmosphere, colours, scents and bird song.  I made a quick pen sketch and at home put a wash on it with some new watercolour I was given.

Pen and wash, 12 by 17cm


Autumn Lingerers: Flower of the Day, Nov 20, 2017

As trees shed their adornments, these hearty azaleas seem to be holding their own. Photo taken at the Huntsville, Alabama, botanical gardens.

For Cee’s Flower Prompt. See her audacious flower HERE.

Flowers after the freeze

Despite repeated pleas by my wife, we will not be heading south for the winter. Not that I enjoy the Virginia winter, but her plan sounds costly. 339 more words

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