Tag Archives: spring

Sparrows and Bees

Watercolor from my nature series is available on items at Society6.

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Spring, Please Hurry

If  you live in a part of the world that has long winters, like I do, the longer days and melting snow have you yearning to see tulips and daffodils.  This is a scene I imagined and painted in watercolor.  … Continue reading

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Western tanagers, nature watercolor illustrations

The Western tanager migration through Montana in the spring is one of my favorite experiences in bird watching every year. As part of my watercolor nature series, this painting illustrates the Grand Teton mountains, a male Western tanager, a moose, … Continue reading

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Apple Blossom Time

Apple Blossoms The apple tree I planted 23 years ago for my son when he was born has finally had the right weather conditions to blossom completely.  Until this year, we have only had a few blossoms here and there. … Continue reading

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Snow (sigh) typical springtime in the Rockies

These are the tulips I cut today because 5 to 8 inches of snow are forecast for tonight. This year the crab apple tree I planted when my son was born has more flowers than ever before.  Unfortunately, the snow … Continue reading

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Easter Snow

Easter Snow is the title of a beautiful traditional Irish air.  It is also an event that we experience here in my hometown in Montana around Easter every year.  We have typically deep, wet snow in the spring, and to … Continue reading

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Plant Sweet Peas When Daffodils Bloom

The valley where I live used to be filled with an abundance of wild sweet peas.  In the early 1900’s the town began having a sweet pea carnival and parade with pony carts and buggies covered with thick garlands of … Continue reading

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