Tag: flowers

Following inspiration: Nasturtiums

Following inspiration: Nasturtiums

On this particular day, I wandered around looking for something to capture my attention. The nasturtium flowers were in full bloom and I have been wanting to study them. Here is a series of photos showing the process of how I nature journaled this page. 

Galaxies in petunias

Galaxies in petunias

This year my petunias are overflowing with blossoms! They remind me of the starry night sky. A deep blue-purple with spattered white markings that fade around the margins- like galaxies! It makes me so happy look at them. This morning it was my inspiration for 

Extra-ordinary: Squash blossoms

Extra-ordinary: Squash blossoms

This week’s topic in one of my nature journal classes was FLOWERS. I taught about basic flower anatomy- petals, sepals, stamen and pistil, to name a few. We looked at a few of the more common plant families and characteristics of their flowers. With this 

Blackberry study

Blackberry study

I examined the fruit and flowers of the blackberries in our yard to identify what kind they are.