Wanting Spring

February 7, 2021 § Leave a comment

Wanting Spring © Lynn Wiles 2021
Giant snowflakes falling as my birch tree sprouts its spring catkins. Makes it look like a strange furry white creature.

Alder Boys

January 25, 2021 § 6 Comments

Alder Boys © Lynn Wiles 2021
Close up of Alder male catkins. Used for my ‘perpetual sketchbook’. If you would like to see what I have done so far, please visit (and follow) https://www.instagram.com/wiles_nature/ and remember that I am very new to watercolors.

Birch on Blue

April 24, 2018 § Leave a comment

Birch on Blue © Lynn Wiles 2018
Catkins celebrating four nice spring days in a row.

Alder Boys and Girls

March 25, 2018 § Leave a comment

Alder Boys and Girls © Lynn Wiles 2018
The little cones are female and the catkins are male on the alder tree.

It still feels like winter

March 11, 2018 § 1 Comment

It still feels like winter © Lynn Wiles 2018
But, the pussy willows are starting to bloom, some green leaves are emerging from the ground, and today we get another hour of light in the evening.

Fallen Populus

May 16, 2017 § Leave a comment

Fallen Populus © Lynn Wiles 2017
In a stand of poplar trees, one fell down and it was the only one to have these catkins. Perhaps it is a cottonwood?

Found on the Ground

May 10, 2017 § Leave a comment

Found on the Ground © Lynn Wiles 2017
A robin’s egg shell, catkins, and tiny purple flowers.

Catkins Low

April 27, 2017 § Leave a comment

Catkins Low © Lynn Wiles 2017
Birch catkins almost touching the newly green grass.

Chilly Willows

March 6, 2017 § 2 Comments

img_5037 Chilly Willows © Lynn Wiles 2017
During one of the coldest weekends, my pussy willow tree decided to sprout its furry catkins.

Catkins by the River on a Sunny Day

March 1, 2017 § Leave a comment

img_4984 Catkins by the River on a Sunny Day © Lynn Wiles 2017

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