A native of America, is extensively cultivated from the southern part of Chili to high latitudes in North America.

Plants by Michael Halbert (scratchboard illustration)

I've been looking into various shading techniques in illustrator. These these struck me as both simple and powerful.

vintage flower clipart, early flowering chrysanthemum, chrysanthemum illustration, black and white clipart, vintage garden printable

Here is a lovely cluster of early-flowering chrysanthemums. I scanned the image from the Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening – A Practical and Scientific Encyclopaedia of Horticulture, edited by Ge…

Oh So Lovely: Free Pineapple Printables (3 colors to choose from)

For those of you who liked last week& pretty pineapple computer desktops , I have a few coordinating printables for you today!