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Denman Island, British Columbia, Canada
Jean Cockburn retired from her professional career as an academic librarian in 2008 to become a textile artist living on Denman Island, British Columbia. She draws, quilts, embroiders, knits and crochets, makes wearable art, weaves baskets, dyes fabric, and paints watercolours. Her work has been exhibited locally in juried and group shows on Denman Island, in Courtenay, Comox, and Duncan on Vancouver Island, in West Vancouver, and across Canada with the Surface Design Association.

Saturday, March 31, 2012

Spring Garden Images

It is still cold for this time of year, just 4C this morning on the thermometer outside the kitchen window. Many of the spring buds and bulbs seem to be hedging their bets and are holding back waiting for more warmth.
Pulmonaria (Lungwort)

Primula  (Primrose)

Rhododendron 'Christmas Cheer" (The name is deceptive as it used to be forced for Christmas, but it normally blooms in March in this part of the world.)

Rhubarb "Valentine'

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