Daisies in my garden always bring a smile to my face.
April’s birth flower is the daisy which conveys
innocence, loyal love, and purity.
It is also a flower given between friends to keep a secret.
The daisy means I’ll never tell.
There is a pot by my back door that contains
these little faces.
Every time I step out there, my need to grab my watercolours is almost urgent.
for these little
I can trace my
love of poppies back to
The Wizard of Oz, and that field of swaying poppies that puts Dorothy to sleep before
the good fairy makes the snow fall. - Laura Langston.
This surprisingly wonderful little plant is tucked under the bushes in my Rose Garden and blooms amongst the golden and rust colored autumn fallen leaves. Symbolically, the crocus signifies cheerfulness as well as gladness.
Geraniums are a staple of European window boxes. A showy compliment of geraniums against stone and plaster buildings was the inspiration for this painting.
An atmosphere of romance is
generated by the roses in my garden.
This little painting is an abstract and
dreamy vision of these delicate velvet flowers.
The rose is June’s birth flower
and a pink coloured rose conveys gratitude,
appreciation and admiration.
Referred to as "The Napa of Canada” , the lovely Okanagan Valley has become one of Canada’s foremost wine producing regions.
This incredible ornamental plum tree is hidden
amongst a grove of trees at the Summerland Ornamental Gardens.