Friday, May 26, 2017

Hummingbirds and Jewelweed

Recognize this watercolor?  It's the hummingbird painting you see in my blog banner!  
Maine's Wild Seed project contacted me earlier in the year to inquire about using one of my hummingbird paintings with their article on Jewelweed's beneficial relationship with hummingbirds. Life gets busy and after we made arrangements, I actually forgot about it! What a delight to see this beautiful spread of my "Hummer and Jewelweed" painting in the latest publication of Wild Seed, Returning Native Plants to the Maine Landscape. 
Maine's Wild Seed project educates people about the important relationships between native plants and animals and how these relationships support each other.  Their magazine is beautiful, a feast for the eyes and informative to read.  They also have tons of helpful information and resources available on their website:  http://wildseedproject.net/  Pay them a visit and plant native plants!

Maine's Wildseed Project
Hummer and Jewelweed prints on my website, Vickie Henderson Art

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