The first chapter of Donald Stokes’ Nature in Winter is entitled “Winter Weeds”. The chapter is full of beautifully drawn, minimalistic images of what our wildflowers look like in winter. Someday, I hope to be able to draw like that. In the meantime, I have my camera. And, after I took the goldenrod and burdock pictures the other day during the snow, I finally got the concept for how I could recreate those types of images!
Repeating those two…
I love how you can see both ball and bunch galls in this little stand. (Hmm… I guess I’ve never written about bunch galls… that’s odd.)
I can’t think of burdock without thinking of Ryan’s Birthday Party.
And here are some new ones…
Queen Anne’s Lace
I have rather an obsession with this flower.
I love this flower in late summer and fall… It ain’t bad in winter, either!… here’s a closeup: