Thursday, March 12, 2015
A Weed By Any Other Name... Laura Gillis
I know it is technically a "weed" but it's a really pretty weed when you get down and look. Right now our yard here in North Central Texas is covered in a thick purple carpet of Henbit or Lamiun amplexicaule. I had thought about mowing it but when I saw that Henbit is an early source of nectar for bees and small insects I changed my mind. Bees are some of my favorite insects so I do hope they get busy before the farm-boy hubby shows up with the herbicide!
Ink and watercolor in a Stillman & Birn Beta Sketchbook.