A cluster of delicate pink flowers on the inkberry (aka pokeberry) plant

Inkberry or Pokeberry, September’s Plant of the Month

This plant is distinguished its elongated clusters of light pink flowers, green berries and ripe fleshy blue-black berries all at the same time. Inkberry or Pokeberry is a beautiful plant with a significant toxicity. However, if prepared correctly, the leaves … Continue reading Inkberry or Pokeberry, September’s Plant of the Month

weed against corrugated metal

A Word A Week Photograph Challenge: a Delicate Weed

These tiny yellow flowers on some feathery weeds growing in the alley provided the inspiration for this painting. Here is a photo of this delicate weed growing in my back alley, up against some weathered wood. Watercolour and pencil sketch of this weedy fern-like … Continue reading A Word A Week Photograph Challenge: a Delicate Weed