Windywillow

Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Garden Bloggers Bloomday - May

I made a list of flowers in bloom today, and drew little pictures of the three I didn't know the name of. I still don't have my camera, hopefully one of my kids will bring it home over the weeked. Meanwhile, I might just go out tommorro and do a few more sketches, the ones here I did real quick, they deserve a bit more attention!
And pictures will come eventually!

"Plants cry their gratitude for the sun in green joy." ~Astrid Alauda

Visit Carol at May Dreams Gardens for posts and links to May flowers around the world.

8 Comments:

Blogger Yolanda Elizabet said...

What a pity that your camera is still AWOL but I like the sketch you made! ;-)

That is a respectable list of blooms you have!

BTW there is a little present for you at Bliss. Hope you like it. :-)

May 15, 2007 6:46 pm  
Blogger Christa said...

I am sorry to hear about your camera, but I really like the way you've presented your blooms for this month. Your sketches are beautiful. Could the first one be Yarrow?

May 16, 2007 12:08 am  
Blogger Carol said...

I love your hand-drawn flowers and list of blooms. It's sweet and nice. We can now imagine how wonderful and lush your garden is with all of those flowers!

Thanks for participating in Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day!

May 16, 2007 1:21 am  
Blogger Salix Tree said...

Thanks for visiting, ladies.
Christa, I don't think it's yarrow. The images I googled don't have those leaves.

May 16, 2007 6:26 am  
Blogger Annie in Austin said...

It will be interesting to compare a photo with the sketch, Salix Tree.
I think what you call Rowan is known as European Mountain Ash in the USA... we grew one at each of the three places we lived in Illinois, and my mom had one when I was growing up. The flowers were pretty, but after pollination they smelled pretty funky.
Happy Bloom Day,

Annie at the Transplantable Rose

May 16, 2007 6:35 am  
Blogger Entangled said...

I love your sketches! Even more than photos. It just seems so much more personal.

Bird Watcher's Digest recently published some pages from a nature journal that made my jaw drop.

May 16, 2007 5:39 pm  
Blogger Blackswamp_Girl said...

I adore these sketches, too. :) Thanks for the cute list!

May 16, 2007 10:42 pm  
Blogger Naturegirl said...

Great job hand drawing your flowers!You have Lavender blooming already!! sigh.. Our trees here in Canada are in full blossom and the lilacs have bloomed waiting for peonies! :)NG

May 17, 2007 3:46 am  

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