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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.

Friday, May 18, 2012

Mid-May Garden

Hips still lingering on Fourth of July rose as it comes into leaf.
Allium 'Purple Sensation'
Rose Thérèse Bugnet  just coming into bloom.
Blue Columbine
Blue Scilla
Forget-Me-Nots
Pink Heather
Crane's-bill Geranium 
Yellow Buttercup
Ajuga Reptans (Bugle Weed) 
Fading Hellebore Orientalis

Fading Hellebore Angustifolius

Rhododendron Sir Thomas Lipton in  bloom
Rhododendron showing the new slivery leaves and the cinnamon indumentum under the established leaves.

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