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 sharing them with you from now on. My new challenge for my Nikon lens!
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 had lost its bark. One branch had found enough life there to […]
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 on the prairie planting in our Beth Chatto Garden. I couldn’t resist taking my camera […]
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 of a challenge than I thought. I wanted to show their colours, patterns on their […]