Forcing Paperwhites

Forcing Paperwhites I was gifted a Paperwhite kit and I am finally getting around to starting it! Paperwhites (Narcissus papyraceus) are a bulb native to the Mediterranean area of the world and are in the same plant family as Daffodils. They are pretty common for indoor planting, called forcing, in the winter months. They releaseContinue reading “Forcing Paperwhites”

Watercolor Allium, Part 1

I started a watercolor painting featuring one of my favorite summer bulbs, Allium. Alliums are essentially a flowering perennial onion and have a bulb that produces unique ball shaped flowers in shades of pink, purple and blue. The photo that I used for inspiration was from a day trip to Cornell University in June 2018Continue reading “Watercolor Allium, Part 1”