Matilija Poppies

New painting Just finished this painting of Matilija poppies.  They have been blooming in abundance, and I love how ethereal they are, like big, showy crepe paper fried eggs, or angels blowing in the breeze.  It is oil on canvas board, 11"x14".  You can see a larger image on my website: http://mmissman.com/matilija_poppies.html Save

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Tomatoes, Finally!

Winning the spider mite battle with DIY safe spray You’d think it would be easy to grow tomatoes.  We’ve been trying for years, unsuccessfully.  At least Steve has been trying.  Steve kept thinking it was a virus, and tried all types of plants and soils.  All with the same deaths. Last year I was determined … Continue reading Tomatoes, Finally!