Thursday, 8 July 2010

Small Blossoms

Today again some pictures of a few plants that are flowering at the moment on my balcony.


This is silene vulgaris. I think they are very pretty. Maybe I'm the only person who deliberately grows these. I collected seeds and sowed them.

This is a linum blossom. There are also some vicia leaves in this picture.

On this and the next picture there are galinsoga plants, that grew without any effort on my part. I let everything grow and try to get to know all the wild plants better by having them so close to me. I have galinsoga plants with slender leaves and some with bigger leaves, so maybe these are different sorts.

Sunday, 4 July 2010

Still catching up on last year's pottery

I'm getting there!

I found these vases quite complicated to make, but I love their look!

This pot was part of a misfired kiln load. It has some flaws and even a little crack, but considering the circumstances it turned out quite nice. For some reason it's one of my favourites.

I used glass in these dishes and obviously I should have been a bit more generous with it in the flower dish. Maybe I try to fire it again at some point.

Saturday, 3 July 2010

Peas and Ceramics

This is my 200th post in the three years of this blog's existence. I celebrate it with pictures of my pea harvests.

The early sorts begin to wither now but I have another pot full of later peas and these are soon ready to pick.