Monthly Archives: April 2015

Bracken and a dead bumblebee

I’m enjoying doing these vignettes but for a change this week I couldn’t resist adding a few insects.  My husband breeds the Emperor moths and last years chrysalises have just hatched and I found the dead bumblebee  lying in the … Continue reading

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Yellow Tulips

Part of our holiday homework was to paint a flower from 5 different angles – how could I resist this beautiful yellow tulip – Golden apeldorn?  I still can’t decide whether to give the one facing forward a stalk and … Continue reading

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Colour and burgeoning buds

There is more colour in the garden now – our strange climber, Akebia, is flowering fully and has an amazing scent.  I couldn’t resist having a go at buds that are bursting out all over. Pussy willow may be beyond … Continue reading

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