September? How did that happen :O)

Classes begin the last week of September (see class schedule for details).  Please let me know which day you plan to attend.  Class will close after 8 participants have signed up.  Please contact me by email to let me know which class you will be signing up for :O)

Contact me via email lauragould@mac.com

Looking forward to seeing you all at Pound Ridge…enjoy the warm weeks of September!

A giant!

A giant!

Ben and Devy having a lovely drink in my friends garden……❤️

New Fall Schedule

The Fall Schedule is now ready in the “Classes” section above :O)  We will return to Pound Ridge Nature Reserve from the end of September until Christmas week.  Weekday classes will be from 1-4pm and the Saturday classes will be from 10am-1pm.

Summer isn’t over yet and we are looking forward to two more visits to the farm.  The last farm visits will be on August 6th and August 27th.

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The farm ❤️

We have had several visits to the farm this summer ….never disappointed :)  Looking forward to more as everything grows with the summer sun and showers!

The next visit one is July 23rd :O)

a good day!

a good day!

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hard at work

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Summer is here!

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friends :O)

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passion flower!

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Linsay and her teapot tree!

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the main house…

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artichoke plant

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guarding the gate

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Hollyhocks and Echinacea

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First day at Kitchawan Farm :O)

Today was a glorious day….breezy and sunny….couldn’t have been nicer.  It was so wonderful to be back at the farm and to see my friend Linsay.  Looking forward to returning next week crossing fingers for more good weather! ❤️

Currents

Currents

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An amazing primrose that I have never seen before!

 

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Betsy drawing the teapot tree :O)

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These lovely huge leave are Japanese Coltsfoot also known as Butterbur….brought some home for my garden!!! :O)

 

New Facebook page – Sharing Botanicals :o)

I have started a new Facebook group page for my classes.  Many of you have asked for a place to share you work and be able to ask questions when you feel stuck between sessions.  So I’m going to try the Facebook forum and see how it goes.  It is for student’s in my classes only….it is a place to share with me and with fellow classmates between classes.  So for those of you who are on Facebook search for the group page “Sharing Botanicals”and join us.  I will visit the site frequently and try to help out with helpful hints and tips.  You can also enjoy each other’s work and questions.  Have fun and be inspired.

I will also be share things I am working on during the summer break and beyond :0)  I will still continue to post all updates on my website as well.

Those of you who are already on Facebook I took the liberty of inviting you into the group….you can delete your invitation if you don’t want to be part of the group…no worries :0)

I hope the rains have finally ended……phew…..what week!

I am working on a giant strawberry inspired by a website I think you will all enjoy! http://workshop.watercolourswithwow.com it is by a talented botanical artists Anna Mason.  She has many wonderful videos on technique…enjoy :)

Here’s my first attempt at a video….a little shaky and blurry but fun!