Putting all my (gardening) eggs in one basket

I can never buy enough plants. No matter how many I have, both in the house and the yard, I always want more. This obsession with wanting more and more flowers for my yard can get pricey. So this year I am determined to learn how to successfully grow the plants I want for my […]

how a few green leaves changed my life

If you’re like me, then you NEED to see GREEN all year-long. Two weeks ago I spent $5 on a bare-root hydrangea bush that I will plant in my yard this spring. Since there were already a few tiny leaves poking out of the packaging when I bought the bush, I decided to plant it […]

finding beauty (done! “rudbeckia”)

The best part of being an artist, is the moment when you decided a painting is DONE! Yesterday I finished an oil painting that I’ve been working on since January 19th. It’s called “Rudbeckia.” (The official name of the big yellow flowers is “Rudbeckia hirta Prairie Sun,” but I thought that was a little wordy to […]

A February Calendar for Your Computer Desktop!

February, 2011 To welcome in the new month, I’ve made this February 2011 Calendar for your computer’s desktop. Just click on the image, save it to your desktop, and then make that image your wallpaper. Let new the month begin! Click here to read about this painting on my website. Click here to subscribe to my […]