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Friday, March 28, 2014

Gardens & Parks, The Garden Center by Joan Tavolott

Today was a cloudy day with drizzle so I sat in my car by a garden center (Cheap Sam's Plant Bargains) to sketch this morning. I could see the buildings, some plants, lots of bags of soil and mulch (I guess), and what I think is a delivery truck. I was going to go into one of the greenhouses to sketch a second piece, but it started to rain so I left. And don't be fooled by the sign...Cheap Sam's is not all that cheap. lol


7 comments:

  1. You give the place charm with your charming art style! Love all the details!

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  2. Love it! Am wondering what he is selling right now if its still nasty back there. :)

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  3. Thanks everyone!

    Cris, they have about 6 greenhouses, so I am sure they have all kinds of flowers for when the temps change here, which I'm sure will happen quickly...freezing one day and hot the next.LOL I know a friend of mine was saying that her hellibores (??) or lenten roses have just started coming up and they usually start in February here. Our plants are rather confused.

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  4. Joan, you sketched the shop so realistic and beautiful. They are looking just like that now in the spring. Great work on it!

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  5. Thanks, Sirkka. We have a lot of garden centers and flower farms locally, so it is fun to go seek them out.

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