Tag: wildflower

Shooting Star Wildflower Watercolor

Did you ever just happen to be staring at the night sky and be pleasantly surprised by a shooting star? That moment of being caught off guard and suddenly delighted is exhilarating. It is something you really cannot plan. Recently while hiking, I too… Continue Reading “Shooting Star Wildflower Watercolor”

Obedient Plant Sketch

Last week while hiking I stumbled upon obedient plant (Physostegia¬†virginiana), in a small field near water. This is the time of year to spot them, beginning bloom is late summer. Why is it named, “obedient?”¬†Obedient refers to the fact that if you take the… Continue Reading “Obedient Plant Sketch”

Beauty of Goose Lake Prairie

“Earth laughs in flowers…” Ralph Waldo Emerson Remember when I talked about the colors of a prairie? Look what grows at Goose Lake Prairie, blue vervain wildflowers! How I love the bluish-purple hue which breaks up the over powering green of the vast prairie.… Continue Reading “Beauty of Goose Lake Prairie”