This rambling blog is about building a couple of simple layouts in HO, the available space is rather small but the prototype was not built on the grand scale, most rural stations were merely a curved loop and a siding, which is easy to replicate.
Tuesday, 30 October 2012
Buddleia - butterfly bush
Buddleia (also known as the "Butterfly Bush") are a great
summer plant for the garden, they are easy to care for, they have
bright vibrant colours, and they act like a magnet to butterflies (and
Hummingbirds in warmer countries). But when the summer is over some
backwork is needed in cutting back the old wood ready for the next
These plants will find a home on Pottendorf.
The plants are a simple wire frame, painted with biege latex whilist the
paper leaves are stuck in place and the flower spikes are tiny pieces
of foam which are painted before 'planting'.