Growing Energy

the life of a bulb

the life of a bulb

Remember the Paperwhites?  Last time I forced bulbs into winter bloomming was in 2011. This year  I found a few dried-up bulbs in the back of a cupboard, could barely feel a small hard kernel inside layers of dried skin.  I placed those five bulbs in water and four still had life in them.

paperwhites 2013As of today, the green shoots are about six inches tall.

Focus today on growing energy!


About Wings of Wonder

Linda Ruddy is a creative with a diverse range of interests in writing and painting. She currently is revising a middle grade novel, and author and illustrating a picture story book. She is an active member of SCBWI, Society of Children Book Writers and Illustrators. Linda has a body of paintings, which form the foundation of her artistic development. This work can be viewed on her website: Her recent illustrations are an outgrowth of the style she developed in these paintings. Another passion is sculpture. Linda often uses her figures as models for her art. Linda's blog is eclectic and journeys wherever her muse guides her attention. Her blog address is: Following the muse, Linda Ruddy
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8 Responses to Growing Energy

  1. marilynscottwaters says:

    Inspiring! love the watercolors. Thank you for the words of encouragement. ❤

  2. How exciting is that! I just love the sight of baby green in unexpected places. 🙂

  3. robin says:

    Yay! I’m going to pick up some bulbs today!
    Thanks for the inspiration.
    Wonderful watercolors, Linda.

  4. catherine says:

    The bulbs that keep on giving!

    • You are so right…I almost threw the bulbs out because they felt like tissue paper layers but,like I said in my blog,there was a tiny nugget deep inside, so I took a chance to see if they would sprout.

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