The Kathy Bernie Chronicles

Kate - the land of Oz - grey owls - blue skies - climbing trees - natural history - far away places - camomile tea - 1950s musicals - healthy living

adambatchelor:

Sex: The Masterpiece of Nature
Raffles Pitcher-Plant (Nepenthes rafflesiana) x Icelandic Poppy(Papaver nudicaule)
A somewhat crude and unusual encounter between two geographically and behaviourally different plants, one native to sub-polar regions of the North, whilst beautiful and lightly fragrant, all parts of this plant are considered poisonous. The other, a slightly carnivorous, exotic and threatened plant from South East Asia, feeds on the gooey soluble nutrients of fallen insects actually has many properties beneficial to humans, the roots can treat stomach aches and dysentery and the stem may be used to treat coughs and fevers.

adambatchelor:

Sex: The Masterpiece of Nature

Raffles Pitcher-Plant (Nepenthes rafflesiana) x Icelandic Poppy(Papaver nudicaule)

A somewhat crude and unusual encounter between two geographically and behaviourally different plants, one native to sub-polar regions of the North, whilst beautiful and lightly fragrant, all parts of this plant are considered poisonous. The other, a slightly carnivorous, exotic and threatened plant from South East Asia, feeds on the gooey soluble nutrients of fallen insects actually has many properties beneficial to humans, the roots can treat stomach aches and dysentery and the stem may be used to treat coughs and fevers.

(via scientificillustration)

imogenrolfe:

#drawing #flower #art #pretty #pencil #illustration

imogenrolfe:

#drawing #flower #art #pretty #pencil #illustration

(via scientificillustration)

to-see-clearly:

Ipomoea violacea. Morning Glory.  Watercolor on paper.  Donna Torres 2014.

to-see-clearly:

Ipomoea violacea. Morning Glory.
Watercolor on paper.
Donna Torres 2014.

to-see-clearly:

Ipomoea violacea.

to-see-clearly:

Ipomoea violacea.

(via scientificillustration)

zoologyillustration:

A watercolor study of a clouded leopard face!

zoologyillustration:

A watercolor study of a clouded leopard face!

pollyfern:

Lovely sunny morning 🌞 going to look for another canary today to keep my dear Olive company - hoping to find a young male.

pollyfern:

Lovely sunny morning 🌞 going to look for another canary today to keep my dear Olive company - hoping to find a young male.

naturalshocks:

Graphite pencils and gel pen in Moleskine sketchbook. 

naturalshocks:

Graphite pencils and gel pen in Moleskine sketchbook. 

michaeldoig:

"Thinking Outside the Box" ~ The Doctor
The Madman with a Box, Rising from one Storm to meet the next!

michaeldoig:

"Thinking Outside the Box" ~ The Doctor

The Madman with a Box, Rising from one Storm to meet the next!

(via naturalshocks)

lohrien:

Illustrations by Carmel Seymour

katie-scott:

Birds Wallpaper in Animalium

katie-scott:

Birds Wallpaper in Animalium

(via laurnie)