Tag Archives: photographing plants

Simply Beautiful 1 – delicacy in the border.

Sometimes the simplest of things are the most beautiful! Take one twig! Pink leaf petioles. A single flower from the complex head of an Hydrangea sitting on a leaf. I will be looking out for more such simple beauties and … Continue reading

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The Survivor – Take One Tree

Whilst on a garden visit recently to the National Trust’s Dunham Massey, we came across an ancient tree just about hanging on to life. There was very little left of the main trunk and what was left was hollow and … Continue reading

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Taking advantage of the light.

Early September sees the light values changing in subtle ways. As the sun dips against a blue sky and evening takes over from the day, light comes into the garden from much lower down. This angle has a magical effect … Continue reading

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Jude’s Orchids

Orchids are by far the Undergardener’s favourite indoor flowering plants. She always has several in flower in every month of the year including February when their wonderful, unusually coloured and uniquely shaped flowers are so welcome. Photographing them was more … Continue reading

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