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Still life, arrangement from a Maryland wildlife garden, Chuhily glass globe

These wildflowers are dear to me, they represent personal travels and my slouching toward the environment. There's delphinium, yellow flowers, vivid blue-purple button flowers . They were grown from seeds ipurchased on a trip to Butchart Gardens in 2018. The sprig of flowering basil was tended to all winter and is actually from seeds from a basil plant last summer . Only buying flower seeds that eco-embrace bees and butterflies is important. The glass globe was a beautiful ornament i picked up at the Chihuly Museum in Seattle, Washington in September 2018. This is the representation of nature's spread from one coast to another ...

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2018
Date Uploaded: 05.2019
Photo Location: Hanover, MD, Maryland, United States of America
Copyright: © Stephanie Dean