Tag Archives: Soos Creek Botanical Garden

Sketching together in the garden

Carolyn R. has recently moved here and even more recently joined the email group for Urban Sketchers Seattle. I moderate requests and started a conversation with her, especially because she lives near me. She hasn’t yet gone on a USk … Continue reading

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Garden in the sun

What a beautiful day!  Sunny and warm.  I checked that Soos Creek Botanical Garden is now open for the year again.   It’s not very far from my home and a beautiful place to sketch with several different garden environments. I … Continue reading

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Golden Afternoon

It was about 45 degrees this morning,  just a bit chilly to go out to sketch, especially since it was predicted to warm up to 65 or 70.  Sketchbook Skool starts up again with the 3rd Semester today.  I did … Continue reading

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The weekly theme for Urban Sketchers is insects.  I realized I did have a suitable sketch in the insects that are the playground equipment I sketched on 16 May.  I was trying to think where I might find something to … Continue reading

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Soos Creek Botanical

What a day!  Cloudless sky, bright sun and at least 85 degrees! In the afternoon I went to Soos Creek Botanical Garden.   It’s relatively small and about 20 minute’s drive from my home.  I was there about 2.5 hours, wandered … Continue reading

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Soos Creek Botanical Garden

I sketched at this delightful local garden last fall.  With the coming of spring and so many new blooms, I thought I would go out to see it again.  I got there late, an hour before closing, so I didn’t … Continue reading

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Soos Creek Botanical Garden

I’d heard about the relatively new garden on the “Gardening with Cisco” show.  Today was likely to be the last nice day for a while as rain is again predicted for at least the next week. I searched on “Auburn … Continue reading

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