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Outdoor Sound Exploration Station - This kindergarten teacher led her students in an inquiry project that resulted in this awesome outdoor sound exploration station for the playground! Science, math, reading, writing, research, planning, and 21st century skills are all involved, and the final result is fun for years to come. LOVE this!


Seed Heads and Flowers. Made for Gaynor Wakeley. Made a feature of a large blank wall of a modern extension on a traditional building. The idea was for something to break up the dull looking wall, then after some research Gaynor came up with the idea of basing the wall sculpture around semiabstract drawings of English seedheads based on artwork from her collection. In the end Gaynor came to my studio and did some of the full sized drawings herself. Alan Ross, Herefordshire;



from mags phelan

Research point: Artists who work in series with the landscape ~ Part 2: Paul Nash

Paul Nash, Landscape of the Summer Solstice


Lavender serves a multitude of purposes from being great for bees, dried for home scents, cut for flowers and finally being used as a boarder for a path. I love this cottage style garden and how they have used lavender to soften the harsh paving and path way. Love it;-)x

from eHow

How to Burn Sage to Cleanse Homes

Sage is an herb that is known for its healing and medicinal properties. People have burned sage since ancient times to cleanse and purify objects and homes....I was give Sage from a Very Special Person and I will Rid my Home of Evil and Create Peace...M


This made me think of my hedge outside where I stay. I thought i could use it in my research somehow.

from HubPages

Bunny Tails Ornamental Grass

Bunny Tails Ornamental Grass - I researched this beautiful grass and was directed to to purchase seeds for $1.69 per pkg. Ordered and on the way will plant in time for fall blooms and thereafter!