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Painting what you've grown

Posted: 10/06/2013 at 14:11

Artjak, i tend to paint any surface that looks boring too!  I do love your work.

Painting what you've grown

Posted: 10/06/2013 at 08:44

Thank you all so much. This is what i wanted - contributions to the forum that show how much plant life influences the creative parts of our life.  I write poems inspired by my gardening and "walks on the wild side".  I should have included poetry writing too - who does not quote a "Host of golden daffodils" whenever they mention Wordsworth?   So do not be surprised to see some poetry on this thread.  I love the delicacy of Busy-Lizzie's painting.

hardy pot plants

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 22:17

A deutzia gracilis would be lovely.  Flowering now and smells great.

Summer has arrived

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 21:02

I started a new thread today called "Painting what you've grown".Looking forward to seeing some art work.

Painting what you've grown

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 20:19

I know there are as the thread i started on June1st called Summer has arrived has mention of them.  All you need to do is a line a day, Sue.  Gardeners have to be observant and that goes for art too.

Painting what you've grown

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 13:26

Celebration in acrylic on my lounge wall - quite a big picture.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/25126.jpg?width=328&height=350&mode=max

 

Painting what you've grown

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 13:10

May Day in my garden - acrylic.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/25123.jpg?width=331&height=350&mode=max

 

Painting what you've grown

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 13:06

My gladioli I painted in oils on canvas.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/25122.jpg?width=544&height=350&mode=max

 

Painting what you've grown

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 13:00

Many of us paint, draw, embroider. dry, make floral arrangements with the plants we grow.  Let's share it.  Here to start you all of is what an 84 year old is doing with her plants and garden.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/25120.jpg?width=548&height=350&mode=max

 

Summer has arrived

Posted: 08/06/2013 at 14:28

John, why not ask the nursery you bought it from - they are hardly likely to have stocked two such similar plants and will have a record of the name.

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Painting what you've grown

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