Flowering Plants

So many things are flowering! It’s a good time to revisit Botany in a Day by Thomas J. Elpel. I could not understand this book when I bought it years ago. I recently brought it out again and find it easier to understand now that I am sketching the plants. Most of the keys use flowers to ID the plant.

Suob Kabayo


The weather is great for walking around in the late afternoon with Momo and Barkley and my sketchbook. It’s a good idea to let them run around at the start of the walk and then do my sketching while they’re resting!


It was great  to see Barkley so full of energy. Earlier this year, I noticed that Barkley couldn’t walk as far as he used to walk. We finally figured out that there was a problem with his teeth. So sad, his teeth must have hurt a lot. The vet removed 3 teeth and now he’s full of energy again.

Photo Gallery of Weeds and Other Plants

This is a gallery of the weeds and other plants that we have found growing in the farm.
When you click on the caption, you will see a full-screen photo of the plant.
If you want to read more about that plant or see more pictures, click on the caption underneath the photo.
You will be brought to a that plant’s page.