Plant list of photographs in the UKGardening gallery.

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Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

Lobelia erinus

Lobelia erinus

<em>Geometra papilionaria</em> Large Emerald moth

Geometra papilionaria Large Emerald moth

Nursery web spider (<em>Pisaura mirabilis</em>)

Nursery web spider (Pisaura mirabilis)

Fremontodendron californicum 'California Glory' (California Flannel Bush)

Fremontodendron californicum 'California Glory' (California Flannel Bush)

<em>Sedum spectabile</em> syn. <em>Hylotelephium spectabile</em> (ice plant, stonecrop)

Sedum spectabile syn. Hylotelephium spectabile (ice plant, stonecrop)

Lantana camara

Lantana camara

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Taxus baccata (Yew)

Taxus baccata (Yew)

Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Chile Black'

Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Chile Black'

<em>Lavandula angustifolia</em> (Common or English lavender)

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender)

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

<em>Pentatoma rufipes</em> (forest bug, stink bug, shield bug) on a lavender flower stem

Pentatoma rufipes (forest bug, stink bug, shield bug) on a lavender flower stem

<em>Fuchsia</em>

Fuchsia

Papaver orientale (Ornamental poppy)

Papaver orientale (Ornamental poppy)

Campanula (Bellflower)

Campanula (Bellflower)

Mushroom poss. Boletus luridus

Mushroom poss. Boletus luridus

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Pond cover

Pond cover

Wild garlic

Wild garlic

Lobelia erinus

Lobelia erinus

Common lizard (<em>Zootoca vivipara</em>)

Common lizard (Zootoca vivipara)

Quercus robur (Oak, English oak, Common oak)

Quercus robur (Oak, English oak, Common oak)

Fagus sylvatica purperea (Purple beech)

Fagus sylvatica purperea (Purple beech)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

<em>Lavandula angustifolia</em> (Common or English lavender)

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender)

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<em>Narcissus</em> 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Chaenomeles speciosa (Ornamental quince, japonica, Japanese quince)

Chaenomeles speciosa (Ornamental quince, japonica, Japanese quince)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Mahonia japonica

Mahonia japonica

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

<em>Lavandula angustifolia</em> (Common or English lavender)

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender)

Hibiscus syriacus 'Blue Bird', syn. H.s. 'Oiseau Blue' (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus syriacus 'Blue Bird', syn. H.s. 'Oiseau Blue' (Tree Hollyhock)

<em>Lunaria annua</em> syn. <em>L. biennis</em> (Honesty)

Lunaria annua syn. L. biennis (Honesty)

Pelargonium Ivy-leaved hybrid 'Eastbourne Beauty' (Geranium)

Pelargonium Ivy-leaved hybrid 'Eastbourne Beauty' (Geranium)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower) fading flower head

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower) fading flower head

Ulex europaeus (Common Gorse)

Ulex europaeus (Common Gorse)

<em>Clematis</em>

Clematis

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Spathiphyllum cochlearispathum (Peace Lily)

Spathiphyllum cochlearispathum (Peace Lily)

Gladiolus communis (Gladioli)

Gladiolus communis (Gladioli)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Hottonia palustris (Water violet , Featherfoil)

Hottonia palustris (Water violet , Featherfoil)

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

Solenostemon scutellarioides (Coleus)

Solenostemon scutellarioides (Coleus)

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

Lavatera (Tree mallow)

Lavatera (Tree mallow)

Orchid

Orchid

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Brugmansia aurea (Angel's trumpet, trumpet flower, horn of plenty, Golden Angel's Trumpet)

Brugmansia aurea (Angel's trumpet, trumpet flower, horn of plenty, Golden Angel's Trumpet)

<em>Dicentra spectabilis</em> (Bleeding heart, Dutchman's trousers)

Dicentra spectabilis (Bleeding heart, Dutchman's trousers)

Lysichiton americanus (Skunk cabbage)

Lysichiton americanus (Skunk cabbage)

Helenium autumnale

Helenium autumnale

Rhamnus alaternus 'Argenteovariegata' (AGM)

Rhamnus alaternus 'Argenteovariegata' (AGM)

Palm

Palm

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Bumble bee on Thymus vulagris (Thyme)

Bumble bee on Thymus vulagris (Thyme)

<em>Aglais io</em> Peacock butterfly (European peacock)

Aglais io Peacock butterfly (European peacock)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower) seedlings

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower) seedlings

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' (Ornamental onion)

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' (Ornamental onion)

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Lupin

Lupin

Syringa (Lilac)

Syringa (Lilac)

Muscari armeniacum 'Misty Skies' (Grape hyacinth, Armenian grape hyacinth)

Muscari armeniacum 'Misty Skies' (Grape hyacinth, Armenian grape hyacinth)

Cytisus scoparius (Broom)

Cytisus scoparius (Broom)

Sisyrinchium striatum (Satin flower, Mexican satin flower, pale yellow-eyed grass)

Sisyrinchium striatum (Satin flower, Mexican satin flower, pale yellow-eyed grass)

Forget-me-not

Forget-me-not

Vine weevil - juvenile

Vine weevil - juvenile

Ladybird

Ladybird

Taraxacum officinale (Dandelion) 'clock'

Taraxacum officinale (Dandelion) 'clock'

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Tulip

Tulip

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Petunia

Petunia

Quercus rubra (Red oak)

Quercus rubra (Red oak)

<em>Malus sylvestris</em> (Crab apple) blossom

Malus sylvestris (Crab apple) blossom

Common green shield/stink bug nymphs and egg cases <em>Palomena prasina</em>

Common green shield/stink bug nymphs and egg cases Palomena prasina

Ipomoea hederacea (Morning glory)

Ipomoea hederacea (Morning glory)

Hemeocallis (Daylily)

Hemeocallis (Daylily)

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

<em>Malus floribunda</em> (Japanese flowering crab apple)

Malus floribunda (Japanese flowering crab apple)

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Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

<em>Osteospermum</em> 'Summertime Deep Purple' (Cape marigold, Cape daisy, Rain daisy, African daisy)

Osteospermum 'Summertime Deep Purple' (Cape marigold, Cape daisy, Rain daisy, African daisy)

Hebe

Hebe

<em>Malus sylvestris</em> (Crab apple) blossom

Malus sylvestris (Crab apple) blossom

<em>Fuchsia</em> 'Dollar Princess'

Fuchsia 'Dollar Princess'

Cytisus scoparius (Broom)

Cytisus scoparius (Broom)

Piptoporus betulinus (Birch polypore, bracket or birch fungus )

Piptoporus betulinus (Birch polypore, bracket or birch fungus )

Petunia

Petunia

Grass roof

Grass roof

Brachycome angustifolia

Brachycome angustifolia

Duck

Duck

Hawthorn shield/stink bug <em>(Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale</em>)

Hawthorn shield/stink bug (Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

<em>Solanum nigrum</em> (Black nightshade)

Solanum nigrum (Black nightshade)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

<em>Narcissus</em> 'Tête-à-tête'  (Daffodil)

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Ranunculus (Buttercup)

Ranunculus (Buttercup)

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Caltha palustris (Kingcup, Marsh marigold)

Caltha palustris (Kingcup, Marsh marigold)

Astrantia major

Astrantia major

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

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IMG_8967.jpg

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Ladybird (7 spot)

Ladybird (7 spot)

<em>Dahlia</em> 'Arabian Knight'

Dahlia 'Arabian Knight'

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Rose (Pansy)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Rose (Pansy)

Waterlily

Waterlily

<em>Convallaria majalis</em> (Lily-of-the-valley)

Convallaria majalis (Lily-of-the-valley)

Papaver (Poppy)

Papaver (Poppy)

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Flame'

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Flame'

Azalea

Azalea

Wildflower Display

Wildflower Display

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P1000241

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

<em>Primula vulgaris</em> (primrose, common primrose, English primrose)

Primula vulgaris (primrose, common primrose, English primrose)

<em>Osteospermum</em> 'Summertime Pink Charm' (Cape marigold, Cape daisy, Rain daisy, African daisy)

Osteospermum 'Summertime Pink Charm' (Cape marigold, Cape daisy, Rain daisy, African daisy)

Philadelphus 'Sybille' (Mock orange)

Philadelphus 'Sybille' (Mock orange)

Nigella damascena 'Miss Jekyll' (Love-in-a-mist)

Nigella damascena 'Miss Jekyll' (Love-in-a-mist)

Fremontodendron californicum 'California Glory' (California Flannel Bush)

Fremontodendron californicum 'California Glory' (California Flannel Bush)

Washingtonia robusta (Fan palm)

Washingtonia robusta (Fan palm)

Mushroom

Mushroom

<em>Camellia japonica</em> 'Gloire de Nantes'

Camellia japonica 'Gloire de Nantes'

Blackfly

Blackfly

Malus domestica (Apple)

Malus domestica (Apple)

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

Zantedeschia aethiopica (Arum lily)

Zantedeschia aethiopica (Arum lily)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Russelia equisetiformis (Coral plant)

Russelia equisetiformis (Coral plant)

Ipomoea

Ipomoea

Ladybird (14 spot) on lily

Ladybird (14 spot) on lily

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

<em>Malus floribunda</em> (Japanese flowering crab apple)

Malus floribunda (Japanese flowering crab apple)

Moss in the lawn

Moss in the lawn

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

Fennel (seedhead)

Fennel (seedhead)

Caltha palustris 'Flore Pleno' (Kingcup, Marsh marigold)

Caltha palustris 'Flore Pleno' (Kingcup, Marsh marigold)

Viburnum carlesii

Viburnum carlesii

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hosta 'Pinwheel'

Hosta 'Pinwheel'

<em>Clematis</em> 'Cezanne'

Clematis 'Cezanne'

Blight on tomatoes

Blight on tomatoes

Vinca minor (Common periwinkle, Lesser periwinkle)

Vinca minor (Common periwinkle, Lesser periwinkle)

Chaenostoma cordata 'Snowflake' syn. Sutera cordata 'Snowflake' (Bacopa, Bacopa 'Snowflake')

Chaenostoma cordata 'Snowflake' syn. Sutera cordata 'Snowflake' (Bacopa, Bacopa 'Snowflake')

<em>Galanthus</em> 'S. Arnott' AGM (Snowdrop 'S. Arnott') syn. <em>Galanthus nivalis</em> 'S Arnott', <em>Galanthus</em> 'Sam Arnott'

Galanthus 'S. Arnott' AGM (Snowdrop 'S. Arnott') syn. Galanthus nivalis 'S Arnott', Galanthus 'Sam Arnott'

Mentha aquatica (Water mint)

Mentha aquatica (Water mint)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Aegopodium podagraria (Ground elder, Bishop's Weed)

Aegopodium podagraria (Ground elder, Bishop's Weed)

Corylus avellana 'Contorta' (Corkscrew hazel, Harry Lauder's walking stick)

Corylus avellana 'Contorta' (Corkscrew hazel, Harry Lauder's walking stick)

Pieris formosa var. Forrestii 'Wakehurst'

Pieris formosa var. Forrestii 'Wakehurst'

Making leaf mould (12)

Making leaf mould (12)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight' - fruit splitting

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight' - fruit splitting

Fremontodendron californicum 'California Glory' (California Flannel Bush)

Fremontodendron californicum 'California Glory' (California Flannel Bush)

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Trees covered in snow

Trees covered in snow

Blue tits feeding in winter snow

Blue tits feeding in winter snow

Gerbera (African daisy)

Gerbera (African daisy)

Banana

Banana

Primula

Primula

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Mixed border

Mixed border

Frozen shrub

Frozen shrub

Primula 'Candelabra' (Candelabra primula)

Primula 'Candelabra' (Candelabra primula)

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Cordyline australis (Cabbage palm) - covered in snow

Cordyline australis (Cabbage palm) - covered in snow

<em>Sedum spectabile</em> syn. <em>Hylotelephium spectabile</em> (ice plant, stonecrop)

Sedum spectabile syn. Hylotelephium spectabile (ice plant, stonecrop)

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Malus domestica 'Bramley's Seedling' (Apple)

Malus domestica 'Bramley's Seedling' (Apple)

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' (Ornamental onion)

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' (Ornamental onion)

Ladybird (7 spot)

Ladybird (7 spot)

A novel planting idea, displayed at the 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

A novel planting idea, displayed at the 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Rosa (Rose)

Rosa (Rose)

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Pinching out side shoots from cordon tomatoes (3)

Pinching out side shoots from cordon tomatoes (3)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Rose (Pansy)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Rose (Pansy)

Pisum sativum (Pea)

Pisum sativum (Pea)

<em>Clematis</em> 'Lambton Park'

Clematis 'Lambton Park'

Bougainvillea 'Purple-Robe'

Bougainvillea 'Purple-Robe'

Blossom

Blossom

<em>Sarracenia</em> North American pitcher plant

Sarracenia North American pitcher plant

Cordyline australis (Cabbage palm)

Cordyline australis (Cabbage palm)

Chusquea culeou

Chusquea culeou

<em>Solanum nigrum</em> (Black nightshade)

Solanum nigrum (Black nightshade)

Hypericum 'Hidcote' (St. John's Wort, Aaron's beard, Rose of Sharon)

Hypericum 'Hidcote' (St. John's Wort, Aaron's beard, Rose of Sharon)

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

Echinops ritro (Thistle, Globe Thistle)

Echinops ritro (Thistle, Globe Thistle)

Ladybird (7 spot)

Ladybird (7 spot)

Narcissus (Daffodil) bulb planting

Narcissus (Daffodil) bulb planting

Betula pendula 'Youngii' (Young's weeping birch)

Betula pendula 'Youngii' (Young's weeping birch)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Chocolate-tip caterpillar (<em>Clostera curtula</em>)

Chocolate-tip caterpillar (Clostera curtula)

<em>Clematis armandii</em>

Clematis armandii

Lupin

Lupin

<em>Geometra papilionaria</em> Large Emerald moth

Geometra papilionaria Large Emerald moth

Mushroom

Mushroom

Quercus robur (Common oak) with oak apple gall

Quercus robur (Common oak) with oak apple gall

Cyclamen

Cyclamen

Mentha aquatica (Water mint)

Mentha aquatica (Water mint)

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Yucca aloifolia (Spanish bayonet)

Yucca aloifolia (Spanish bayonet)

Cycas revoluta (Sago palm)

Cycas revoluta (Sago palm)

Ulex europaeus (Common Gorse)

Ulex europaeus (Common Gorse)

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Hibiscus syriacus 'Blue Bird', syn. H.s. 'Oiseau Blue' (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus syriacus 'Blue Bird', syn. H.s. 'Oiseau Blue' (Tree Hollyhock)

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - catkins

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - catkins

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P1010178-sml.jpg

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IMG_1502.jpg

Cucurbita pepo (Pumpkin)

Cucurbita pepo (Pumpkin)

Quercus robur (Common oak)

Quercus robur (Common oak)

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IMG_8968.jpg

Garden roller

Garden roller

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

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Lilium 'Orange Pixie' (Asiatic Lily)

Lilium 'Orange Pixie' (Asiatic Lily)

<em>Salix caprea</em> Goat willow, pussy willow, great sallow (female catkins)

Salix caprea Goat willow, pussy willow, great sallow (female catkins)

Erica (Heath , Heather)

Erica (Heath , Heather)

Erica (Heath , Heather)

Erica (Heath , Heather)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Compost bin (square pre-fabricated)

Compost bin (square pre-fabricated)

Oxalis articulata (Shamrock)

Oxalis articulata (Shamrock)

Cistus (Rock rose)

Cistus (Rock rose)

Water Snail

Water Snail

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Banana

Banana

<em>Dahlia</em> 'Topmix Red'

Dahlia 'Topmix Red'

<em>Lavandula angustifolia</em> (Common or English lavender) with Bee

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender) with Bee

Callistemon citrinus (Bottlebrush)

Callistemon citrinus (Bottlebrush)

Lonicera pileata (Privet honeysuckle)

Lonicera pileata (Privet honeysuckle)

Dilophus fibrilis (Fever Fly)

Dilophus fibrilis (Fever Fly)

Daisy

Daisy

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

<em>Narcissus</em> 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Callistemon citrinus (Bottlebrush)

Callistemon citrinus (Bottlebrush)

Bumble bee on Hyacinth

Bumble bee on Hyacinth

Alcea (Hollyhock) with bumble bee

Alcea (Hollyhock) with bumble bee

<em>Fuchsia</em>

Fuchsia

Hebe

Hebe

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Viola odorata (Sweet violet , pansy)

Viola odorata (Sweet violet , pansy)

Bonsai

Bonsai

Mushroom

Mushroom

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Pure White (Pansy)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Pure White (Pansy)

Bergenia syn. Megasea (Saxifragaceae)

Bergenia syn. Megasea (Saxifragaceae)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato)

Viburnum opulus (Guelder Rose) berries

Viburnum opulus (Guelder Rose) berries

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This water feature was installed in the I Promise garden, designed by Year 6 of the St. John the Divine Primary School, at Hampton Court Flower Show 2009, where it was awarded a Silver-Gilt

This water feature was installed in the I Promise garden, designed by Year 6 of the St. John the Divine Primary School, at Hampton Court Flower Show 2009, where it was awarded a Silver-Gilt

Primula

Primula

Viburnum carlesii

Viburnum carlesii

<em>Amanita muscaria</em> (Fly agaric)

Amanita muscaria (Fly agaric)

Ceanothus (Californian Lilac)

Ceanothus (Californian Lilac)

Brassica rapa (Turnip)

Brassica rapa (Turnip)

Large white, cabbage white (<em>Pieris brassicae</em>) caterpillar

Large white, cabbage white (Pieris brassicae) caterpillar

Hemeocallis fulva (Daylily)

Hemeocallis fulva (Daylily)

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Coconut palm

Coconut palm

Echinops ritro (Thistle, Globe Thistle)

Echinops ritro (Thistle, Globe Thistle)

<em>Crocus biflorus</em>

Crocus biflorus

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IMG_0950-blossom-01

Quercus robur (Oak, English oak, Common oak)

Quercus robur (Oak, English oak, Common oak)

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Spider

Spider

Cosmos

Cosmos

Fern

Fern

Vinca minor (Common periwinkle, Lesser periwinkle)

Vinca minor (Common periwinkle, Lesser periwinkle)

Papaver orientale (Ornamental poppy)

Papaver orientale (Ornamental poppy)

Papaver (Poppy)

Papaver (Poppy)

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Crocosmia (Montbretia)

Crocosmia (Montbretia)

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Acer (Maple)

Acer (Maple)

Pyracantha rogersiana 'Flava'

Pyracantha rogersiana 'Flava'

<em>Canna</em> (Canna lily) poss. 'Durban'

Canna (Canna lily) poss. 'Durban'

Taxus baccata (Yew)

Taxus baccata (Yew)

Lobelia erinus

Lobelia erinus

Slug

Slug

Slug

Slug

Sisyrinchium bellum (Blue-eyed grass)

Sisyrinchium bellum (Blue-eyed grass)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Forsythia x intermedia

Forsythia x intermedia

Nymphaea (Water lily)

Nymphaea (Water lily)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Rose (Pansy)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Rose (Pansy)

<em>Crocus tommasinianus</em> (Crocus) <em>Galanthus</em> (snowdrop)

Crocus tommasinianus (Crocus) Galanthus (snowdrop)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Hebe

Hebe

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IMG_1071.jpg

Zantedeschia aethiopica (Arum Lily, Calla Lily)

Zantedeschia aethiopica (Arum Lily, Calla Lily)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Rosa 'Sweet Chariot' (Rose)

Rosa 'Sweet Chariot' (Rose)

Tropaeolum majus (Nastutium)

Tropaeolum majus (Nastutium)

Blackberry

Blackberry

Azalea

Azalea

<em>Dahlia</em> 'Golden Emblem'

Dahlia 'Golden Emblem'

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Myosotis scorpioides (Water forget-me-not)

Myosotis scorpioides (Water forget-me-not)

<em>Allium</em> 'Globemaster' AGM (ornamental onion)

Allium 'Globemaster' AGM (ornamental onion)

Ribes nigrum (Blackcurrant)

Ribes nigrum (Blackcurrant)

Ants

Ants

<em>Cedrus deodara</em> - Deodar cedar, Himalayan cedar

Cedrus deodara - Deodar cedar, Himalayan cedar

Ribes sanguineum v. Glutinosum (Pink flowering currant)

Ribes sanguineum v. Glutinosum (Pink flowering currant)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

<em>Berberis thunbergii</em> f. <em>atropurpurea</em> 'Harlequin' (Berberis, Purple berberis, Barberry, Purple Japanese barberry)

Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Harlequin' (Berberis, Purple berberis, Barberry, Purple Japanese barberry)

<em>Osteospermum</em> 'Summertime Pink Charm' (Cape marigold, Cape daisy, Rain daisy, African daisy)

Osteospermum 'Summertime Pink Charm' (Cape marigold, Cape daisy, Rain daisy, African daisy)

Photinia x fraseri 'Red Robin' (Christmas Berry, Fraser Photinia)

Photinia x fraseri 'Red Robin' (Christmas Berry, Fraser Photinia)

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy - ripe seed pod)

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy - ripe seed pod)

Oxalis articulata (Shamrock)

Oxalis articulata (Shamrock)

Seedling (Tomato)

Seedling (Tomato)

Summer chafer (Amphimallon solstitialis)

Summer chafer (Amphimallon solstitialis)

Digitalis purpurea f. alba, syn. D.p. 'Alba', D.p. var. albiflora (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea f. alba, syn. D.p. 'Alba', D.p. var. albiflora (Foxglove)

Erigeron glaucus (Fleabane, Mexican fleaband, Seaside daisy, Australian daisy)

Erigeron glaucus (Fleabane, Mexican fleaband, Seaside daisy, Australian daisy)

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

Greenfly on lupin

Greenfly on lupin

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

<em>Clematis</em>

Clematis

Hawthorn shield/stink bug <em>(Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale</em>)

Hawthorn shield/stink bug (Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale)

Pinching out tomatoes

Pinching out tomatoes

Petunia

Petunia

Primula

Primula

Primula

Primula

Euphorbia

Euphorbia

Dianthus

Dianthus

Lilium oriental 'Robina'

Lilium oriental 'Robina'

<em>Clematis montana</em> Anemone clematis

Clematis montana Anemone clematis

Orchid

Orchid

<em>Dicentra spectabilis</em> (Bleeding heart, Dutchman's trousers)

Dicentra spectabilis (Bleeding heart, Dutchman's trousers)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

<em>Ilex aquifolium</em> 'Argentea Marginata' AGM (silver-margined holly, variegated holly)

Ilex aquifolium 'Argentea Marginata' AGM (silver-margined holly, variegated holly)

Viola (Pansy) - yellow with blotch

Viola (Pansy) - yellow with blotch

Daisy

Daisy

Nicotiana (Tobacco plant)

Nicotiana (Tobacco plant)

<em>Camellia japonica</em> 'Gloire de Nantes'

Camellia japonica 'Gloire de Nantes'

Azalea

Azalea

Hemerocallis fulva (Daylily)

Hemerocallis fulva (Daylily)

<em>Narcissus</em> 'Camelot' (Daffodil)

Narcissus 'Camelot' (Daffodil)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) in flower

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) in flower

Capsicum annuum (Bell pepper) - growing in the greenhouse

Capsicum annuum (Bell pepper) - growing in the greenhouse

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

<em>Heuchera</em>

Heuchera

Primula 'Candelabra' (Candelabra primula)

Primula 'Candelabra' (Candelabra primula)

Chaenomeles japonica (Quince)

Chaenomeles japonica (Quince)

Lilium (Asiatic Lily)

Lilium (Asiatic Lily)

<em>Dahlia</em>

Dahlia

Papaver orientale 'Allegro'

Papaver orientale 'Allegro'

Stag beetle (Larva,grub)

Stag beetle (Larva,grub)

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IMG_1492.jpg

Chaenomeles japonica (Quince)

Chaenomeles japonica (Quince)

Petunia

Petunia

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould (15)

Making leaf mould (15)

Campanula (Bellflower)

Campanula (Bellflower)

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

<em>Bergenia cordifolia</em> syn. <em>Megasea</em> (Saxifragaceae)

Bergenia cordifolia syn. Megasea (Saxifragaceae)

Hebe

Hebe

Lobelia erinus

Lobelia erinus

Lathyrus odoratus (Sweet pea)

Lathyrus odoratus (Sweet pea)

Acanthus spinosus (Bears breeches)

Acanthus spinosus (Bears breeches)

Ladybird

Ladybird

<em>Prunus serrulata</em> (cherry, blossom)

Prunus serrulata (cherry, blossom)

Praying matis

Praying matis

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato)

Aesculus hippocastanum (Horse-chestnut)

Aesculus hippocastanum (Horse-chestnut)

Hawthorn shield/stink bug <em>(Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale</em>) on clematis

Hawthorn shield/stink bug (Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale) on clematis

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Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' (Spotted laurel)

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' (Spotted laurel)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Pinching out tomatoes

Pinching out tomatoes

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Dianthus

Dianthus

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Flame'

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Flame'

Woods in late spring

Woods in late spring

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Buddleja

Buddleja

<em>Fritillaria meleagris</em> (Snake's head fritillary)

Fritillaria meleagris (Snake's head fritillary)

<em>Fuchsia</em>

Fuchsia

Zantedeschia albomaculata (Calla Lily, Arum Lily)

Zantedeschia albomaculata (Calla Lily, Arum Lily)

Mushroom

Mushroom

Lychnis coronaria alba (White rose Campion)

Lychnis coronaria alba (White rose Campion)

<em>Iris pseudacorus</em> (Yellow flag iris)

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Nymphaea (Water lily)

Nymphaea (Water lily)

<em>Berberis thunbergii</em> f. <em>atropurpurea</em> 'Harlequin' (Berberis, Purple berberis, Barberry, Purple Japanese barberry)

Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Harlequin' (Berberis, Purple berberis, Barberry, Purple Japanese barberry)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato)

Seedling (Tomato)

Seedling (Tomato)

Grass snake

Grass snake

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IMG_1076.jpg

<em>Lavandula angustifolia</em> (Common or English lavender)

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender)

Alliaria petiolata (Garlic Mustard)

Alliaria petiolata (Garlic Mustard)

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IMG_9227.jpg

<em>Solanum dulcamara</em> (Woody nightshade)

Solanum dulcamara (Woody nightshade)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Blight on tomatoes

Blight on tomatoes

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

<em>Vanessa atalanta</em> Red Admiral butterfly

Vanessa atalanta Red Admiral butterfly

Typha latifolia (Bulrush)

Typha latifolia (Bulrush)

Deutzia gracilis

Deutzia gracilis

Lathyrus odoratus 'Melody' (Sweet pea)

Lathyrus odoratus 'Melody' (Sweet pea)

Lantana camara

Lantana camara

Landscape with bluebells

Landscape with bluebells

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

<em>Dicentra spectabilis</em> (Bleeding heart, Dutchman's trousers)

Dicentra spectabilis (Bleeding heart, Dutchman's trousers)

Gazania

Gazania

Cyclamen

Cyclamen

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Slugs

Slugs

Lobelia erinus

Lobelia erinus

Colutea arborescens (Common bladder senna)

Colutea arborescens (Common bladder senna)

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image54

<em>Trametes versicolor</em> (Turkeytail)

Trametes versicolor (Turkeytail)

Piptoporus betulinus (Birch polypore, bracket or birch fungus )

Piptoporus betulinus (Birch polypore, bracket or birch fungus )

Ladybird (7 spot)

Ladybird (7 spot)

Almond

Almond

Silene uniflora 'Robin Whitebreast' (Sea Campion 'Robin Whitebreast')

Silene uniflora 'Robin Whitebreast' (Sea Campion 'Robin Whitebreast')

Hieracium pilosella (Hawkweed)

Hieracium pilosella (Hawkweed)

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

<em>Fuchsia</em>

Fuchsia

Dianthus

Dianthus

Skimmia japonica 'Rubella'

Skimmia japonica 'Rubella'

<em>Osteospermum</em> (Cape marigold, Cape daisy, Rain daisy, African daisy)

Osteospermum (Cape marigold, Cape daisy, Rain daisy, African daisy)

Rhododendron 'Porzellan'

Rhododendron 'Porzellan'

Penstemon

Penstemon

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Ipomoea hederacea (Morning glory)

Ipomoea hederacea (Morning glory)

Coconut palm

Coconut palm

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Hypochoeris radicata (Cat's-ear)

Hypochoeris radicata (Cat's-ear)

Hebe

Hebe

<em>Clematis</em> 'Florida Sieboldii'

Clematis 'Florida Sieboldii'

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' (Spotted laurel)

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' (Spotted laurel)

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

<em>Narcissus</em> 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Chaenostoma cordata 'Snowflake' syn. Sutera cordata 'Snowflake' (Bacopa, Bacopa 'Snowflake')

Chaenostoma cordata 'Snowflake' syn. Sutera cordata 'Snowflake' (Bacopa, Bacopa 'Snowflake')

Gladiolus communis (Gladioli)

Gladiolus communis (Gladioli)

Hyacinthoides hispanica, syn. Endymion hispanicus, Scilla campanulata, S.hispanica (Spanish bluebell)

Hyacinthoides hispanica, syn. Endymion hispanicus, Scilla campanulata, S.hispanica (Spanish bluebell)

<em>Dahlia</em> 'Geerlings Cupido'

Dahlia 'Geerlings Cupido'

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

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P1010331-sml.jpg

<em>Narcissus</em> 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Lupin

Lupin

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IMG_1070.jpg

Myosotis scorpioides (Water forget-me-not)

Myosotis scorpioides (Water forget-me-not)

Gunnera manicata

Gunnera manicata

Sisyrinchium striatum (Satin flower, Mexican satin flower, pale yellow-eyed grass)

Sisyrinchium striatum (Satin flower, Mexican satin flower, pale yellow-eyed grass)

Bambusa (bamboo)

Bambusa (bamboo)

Hydrangea quercifolia (Lace cap hydrangea)

Hydrangea quercifolia (Lace cap hydrangea)

Clematis

Clematis

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

<em>Narcissus</em> 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Bougainvillea glabra

Bougainvillea glabra

Rhododendron 'John Cairns'

Rhododendron 'John Cairns'

Chaenomeles (Quince)

Chaenomeles (Quince)

Seed propagation

Seed propagation

Seedling (Tomato)

Seedling (Tomato)

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Lupin seed pod

Lupin seed pod

<em>Cedrus deodara</em> - Deodar cedar, Himalayan cedar

Cedrus deodara - Deodar cedar, Himalayan cedar

<em>Piptoporus betulinus</em> (Birch polypore, bracket or birch fungus )

Piptoporus betulinus (Birch polypore, bracket or birch fungus )

Laurel

Laurel

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Euphorbia

Euphorbia

<em>Narcissus</em> 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Garden design

Garden design

<em>Berberis thunbergii</em> f. <em>atropurpurea</em> 'Harlequin' (Berberis, Purple berberis, Barberry, Purple Japanese barberry)

Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Harlequin' (Berberis, Purple berberis, Barberry, Purple Japanese barberry)

Washingtonia robusta

Washingtonia robusta

<em>Pulmonaria officinalis</em> - Common lungwort, spotted dog, soldiers and sailors, Jerusalem cowslip

Pulmonaria officinalis - Common lungwort, spotted dog, soldiers and sailors, Jerusalem cowslip

Hosta 'Crested Surf'

Hosta 'Crested Surf'

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Making leaf mould (4)

Making leaf mould (4)

Iris

Iris

Iris graminea (Iris)

Iris graminea (Iris)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Pinching out side shoots from cordon tomatoes (1)

Pinching out side shoots from cordon tomatoes (1)

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

<em>Clematis armandii</em>

Clematis armandii

Primula

Primula

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Daisy

Daisy

Bibio marci (St. Mark's Fly)

Bibio marci (St. Mark's Fly)

Bright-line Brown-eye moth (<em>Lacanobia oleracea</em>) caterpillars eating tomato leaves

Bright-line Brown-eye moth (Lacanobia oleracea) caterpillars eating tomato leaves

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Chaenomeles japonica (Quince)

Chaenomeles japonica (Quince)

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

Acanthus spinosus (Bears breeches)

Acanthus spinosus (Bears breeches)

Rhododendron 'John Cairns'

Rhododendron 'John Cairns'

Helenium autumnale 'Moerheim Beauty' (Sneezeweed)

Helenium autumnale 'Moerheim Beauty' (Sneezeweed)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist)

Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Diascia fetcaniensis

Diascia fetcaniensis

x Halimiocistus 'Ingwersenii' (Sea rock rose, Cistus, Rock rose)

x Halimiocistus 'Ingwersenii' (Sea rock rose, Cistus, Rock rose)

The Katherine of Aragon garden, designed by Graham Burgess, it was awarded a Bronze medal. As part of the Six Wives of Henry VIII show gardens at the 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.

The Katherine of Aragon garden, designed by Graham Burgess, it was awarded a Bronze medal. As part of the Six Wives of Henry VIII show gardens at the 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.

Juvenile european garden spiders (<em>Araneus diadematus</em>)

Juvenile european garden spiders (Araneus diadematus)

Wildflower Display

Wildflower Display

Slug

Slug

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily) - Bulb

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily) - Bulb

<em>Clematis</em>

Clematis

<em>Agapanthus africanus</em> (African lily) dried seed heads, about to drop their seeds

Agapanthus africanus (African lily) dried seed heads, about to drop their seeds

Lantana camara

Lantana camara

Ceanothus (Californian Lilac)

Ceanothus (Californian Lilac)

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

Garden design

Garden design

Pyracantha rogersiana 'Flava'

Pyracantha rogersiana 'Flava'

<em>Fritillaria meleagris</em> (Snake's head fritillary)

Fritillaria meleagris (Snake's head fritillary)

Gladiolus communis (Gladioli)

Gladiolus communis (Gladioli)

Anthurium

Anthurium

Muscari armeniacum 'Misty Skies' (Grape hyacinth, Armenian grape hyacinth)

Muscari armeniacum 'Misty Skies' (Grape hyacinth, Armenian grape hyacinth)

Anemone coronaria 'The Bride' syn. 'Die Braut'

Anemone coronaria 'The Bride' syn. 'Die Braut'

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Alliaria petiolata (Garlic mustard)

Alliaria petiolata (Garlic mustard)

Making leaf mould (5)

Making leaf mould (5)

<em>Tilia x europaea</em> (Common lime)

Tilia x europaea (Common lime)

Hypericum 'Hidcote' (St. John's Wort, Aaron's beard, Rose of Sharon)

Hypericum 'Hidcote' (St. John's Wort, Aaron's beard, Rose of Sharon)

Crocosmia (Montbretia)

Crocosmia (Montbretia)

Alcea (Hollyhock) with bumble bee

Alcea (Hollyhock) with bumble bee

Sweet chestnut tree

Sweet chestnut tree

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' (Ornamental onion)

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' (Ornamental onion)

<em>Lilioceris lilii</em> (lily beetle, scarlet lily beetle, red lily beetle)

Lilioceris lilii (lily beetle, scarlet lily beetle, red lily beetle)

Log pile

Log pile

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Hyacinthus orientalis (Hyacinth, Dutch Hyacinth)

Hyacinthus orientalis (Hyacinth, Dutch Hyacinth)

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

<em>Camellia japonica</em> 'Contessa Lavinia Maggi'

Camellia japonica 'Contessa Lavinia Maggi'

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

Patio planter with a lilac theme

Patio planter with a lilac theme

Garden design

Garden design

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnut catkins

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnut catkins

Lonicera (Honeysuckle)

Lonicera (Honeysuckle)

Vine weevil - adult

Vine weevil - adult

Sisyrinchium striatum (Satin flower, Mexican satin flower, pale yellow-eyed grass)

Sisyrinchium striatum (Satin flower, Mexican satin flower, pale yellow-eyed grass)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Lonicera (Honeysuckle)

Lonicera (Honeysuckle)

Caterpiller

Caterpiller

Hebe

Hebe

Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist)

Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist)

Compost bin (just starting the composting process)

Compost bin (just starting the composting process)

<em>Clematis</em>

Clematis

Bergenia 'Baby Doll' (Elephant's ears)

Bergenia 'Baby Doll' (Elephant's ears)

Landscape with bluebells

Landscape with bluebells

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

David Goode goblin statue from 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. <a href='http://www.david-goode.com' target='new'>David Goode's website</a>

David Goode goblin statue from 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. David Goode's website

<em>Phymatocera aterrima</em> (Solomon's seal sawfly) larvae

Phymatocera aterrima (Solomon's seal sawfly) larvae

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Rubus (Blackberry, Bramble)

Rubus (Blackberry, Bramble)

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort)

Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort)

<em>Malus sylvestris</em> (Crab apple) blossom

Malus sylvestris (Crab apple) blossom

Succulent

Succulent

<em>Dahlia</em>

Dahlia

Patio planter with a lilac theme

Patio planter with a lilac theme

Common newt

Common newt

Mixed border at Hampton Court Palace

Mixed border at Hampton Court Palace

Alcea (Hollyhock) with bumble bee

Alcea (Hollyhock) with bumble bee

Campanula (Bellflower)

Campanula (Bellflower)

Cercis siliquastrum (Judas tree, Redbud)

Cercis siliquastrum (Judas tree, Redbud)

Forsythia x intermedia 'Golden Bells'

Forsythia x intermedia 'Golden Bells'

Azalea

Azalea

Cordyline australis 'Purpurea' (Cabbage palm)

Cordyline australis 'Purpurea' (Cabbage palm)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Colutea arborescens (Common bladder senna)

Colutea arborescens (Common bladder senna)

Chaenomeles 'In Variety' (Quince)

Chaenomeles 'In Variety' (Quince)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Hibiscus syriacus 'Blue Bird', syn. H.s. 'Oiseau Blue' (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus syriacus 'Blue Bird', syn. H.s. 'Oiseau Blue' (Tree Hollyhock)

Allium sphaerocephalon (Round-headed Leek, Round-headed Garlic) syn. Allium sphaerocephalum

Allium sphaerocephalon (Round-headed Leek, Round-headed Garlic) syn. Allium sphaerocephalum

Rock Garden

Rock Garden

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Hyacinthus orientalis (Hyacinth, Dutch Hyacinth)

Hyacinthus orientalis (Hyacinth, Dutch Hyacinth)

Grass

Grass

Hemeocallis fulva (Daylily)

Hemeocallis fulva (Daylily)

<em>Convallaria majalis</em> (Lily-of-the-valley)

Convallaria majalis (Lily-of-the-valley)

Hottonia palustris (Water Violet, Featherfoil)

Hottonia palustris (Water Violet, Featherfoil)

Malus domestica (Apple) - fan trained

Malus domestica (Apple) - fan trained

Slowworm (<em>Anguis fragilis</em>)

Slowworm (Anguis fragilis)

<em>Clerodendrum thomsoniae</em> (Bleeding-heart vine)

Clerodendrum thomsoniae (Bleeding-heart vine)

Lantana camara

Lantana camara

<em>Fuchsia</em>

Fuchsia

Strawberry - ripening fruit

Strawberry - ripening fruit

Large rose sawfly (<em>Arge pagana</em>) larva

Large rose sawfly (Arge pagana) larva

Ceanothus (Californian Lilac)

Ceanothus (Californian Lilac)

Iris graminea (Iris)

Iris graminea (Iris)

Potting on 2

Potting on 2

<em>Solanum dulcamara</em> (Woody nightshade)

Solanum dulcamara (Woody nightshade)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Fern

Fern

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana

Palm

Palm

Hedera helix 'Goldheart' (Common english ivy)

Hedera helix 'Goldheart' (Common english ivy)

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P1000146

Delphinium (early growth)

Delphinium (early growth)

Thumus vulgaris (Thyme)

Thumus vulgaris (Thyme)

Knarled bark of tree

Knarled bark of tree

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Rosa (Rose)

Rosa (Rose)

Euphorbia

Euphorbia

Making leaf mould (10)

Making leaf mould (10)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Cherry

Cherry

<em>Lilioceris lilii</em> (lily beetle, scarlet lily beetle, red lily beetle)

Lilioceris lilii (lily beetle, scarlet lily beetle, red lily beetle)

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P1010744.jpg

Lobelia erinus

Lobelia erinus

Ladybird larvae

Ladybird larvae

Leucophyta brownii (Cushion bush)

Leucophyta brownii (Cushion bush)

<em>Trametes versicolor</em> (Turkeytail)

Trametes versicolor (Turkeytail)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

<em>Pulmonaria officinalis</em> - Common lungwort, spotted dog, soldiers and sailors, Jerusalem cowslip

Pulmonaria officinalis - Common lungwort, spotted dog, soldiers and sailors, Jerusalem cowslip

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Rhododendron 'Hugh Koster'

Rhododendron 'Hugh Koster'

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Common frog

Common frog

<em>Salix caprea</em> Goat willow, pussy willow, great sallow (male catkins)

Salix caprea Goat willow, pussy willow, great sallow (male catkins)

Blossom

Blossom

<em>Crocus vernus</em> Crocus, Dutch crocus, giant crocus

Crocus vernus Crocus, Dutch crocus, giant crocus

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

<em>Lilioceris lilii</em> (lily beetle, scarlet lily beetle, red lily beetle)

Lilioceris lilii (lily beetle, scarlet lily beetle, red lily beetle)

Deutzia gracilis

Deutzia gracilis

<em>Lavandula angustifolia</em> (Common or English lavender)

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender)

Large beefsteak tomato

Large beefsteak tomato

Squirrel

Squirrel

<em>Clematis</em> 'Arabella'

Clematis 'Arabella'

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

<em>Narcissus</em> 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Ismene x fetalis (Peruvian daffodil, spider lily)

Ismene x fetalis (Peruvian daffodil, spider lily)

Elephant statue from 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Elephant statue from 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Isotoma 'Avantgarde Blue'

Isotoma 'Avantgarde Blue'

Blackfly on floxglove

Blackfly on floxglove

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

<em>Lunaria annua</em> (Honesty, English honesty)

Lunaria annua (Honesty, English honesty)

Vine weevil - adult

Vine weevil - adult

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Viola (Pansy)

Viola (Pansy)

Cherry blossom

Cherry blossom

Chaenomeles (Quince)

Chaenomeles (Quince)

Black Millet

Black Millet

<em>Amanita muscaria</em> (Fly agaric)

Amanita muscaria (Fly agaric)

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

<em>Iris ensata</em> (Japanese clematis flowered iris, Japanese iris)

Iris ensata (Japanese clematis flowered iris, Japanese iris)

Campanula (Bellflower)

Campanula (Bellflower)

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

The Katherine Parr garden, designed by Yvonne Mathews, it was awarded a Silver medal. As part of the Six Wives of Henry VIII show gardens at the 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. It was a 'Mary' garden, a garden where each plant has a connection to the Virgin Mary.

The Katherine Parr garden, designed by Yvonne Mathews, it was awarded a Silver medal. As part of the Six Wives of Henry VIII show gardens at the 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. It was a 'Mary' garden, a garden where each plant has a connection to the Virgin Mary.

<em>Crocus tommasinianus</em> Crocus, Dutch crocus, giant crocus

Crocus tommasinianus Crocus, Dutch crocus, giant crocus

Rosa (Rose)

Rosa (Rose)

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnut catkins

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnut catkins

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

<em>Aster novi-belgii</em> 'Marie Ballard'

Aster novi-belgii 'Marie Ballard'

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' (Ornamental onion)

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' (Ornamental onion)

<em>Crocus biflorus</em>

Crocus biflorus

Pond cover

Pond cover

Compost bin (traditional heap)

Compost bin (traditional heap)

Slowworm (<em>Anguis fragilis</em>)

Slowworm (Anguis fragilis)

Viburnum carlesii

Viburnum carlesii

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Regal pelargonium

Regal pelargonium

Banana

Banana

Making leaf mould (14)

Making leaf mould (14)

<em>Clematis</em>

Clematis

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Wisteria sinensis (Chinese wisteria)

Wisteria sinensis (Chinese wisteria)

<em>Malus sylvestris</em> (Crab apple)

Malus sylvestris (Crab apple)

Enallagma cyathigerum  (Common blue damselfly)

Enallagma cyathigerum (Common blue damselfly)

Slug

Slug

<em>Fuchsia</em>

Fuchsia

Wildflower Display

Wildflower Display

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Primula

Primula

Quercus rubra (Red oak)

Quercus rubra (Red oak)

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech)

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech)

Cycas revoluta (Sago palm)

Cycas revoluta (Sago palm)

<em>Ilex aquifolium</em> (Holly)

Ilex aquifolium (Holly)

Houttuynia cordata 'Variegata'

Houttuynia cordata 'Variegata'

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Thymus vulgaris (Thyme)

Thymus vulgaris (Thyme)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Spiraea japonica

Spiraea japonica

Polypodium vulgare (Fern) spores

Polypodium vulgare (Fern) spores

Hemerocallis fulva (Daylily)

Hemerocallis fulva (Daylily)

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Leaf miner

Leaf miner

Scabiosa (Scabious, Pincushion flower)

Scabiosa (Scabious, Pincushion flower)

Hyacinthoides hispanica, syn. Endymion hispanicus, Scilla campanulata, S.hispanica (Spanish bluebell)

Hyacinthoides hispanica, syn. Endymion hispanicus, Scilla campanulata, S.hispanica (Spanish bluebell)

<em>Canna</em> (Canna lily) poss. 'Bengal tiger'

Canna (Canna lily) poss. 'Bengal tiger'

Laurus (laurel) in flower

Laurus (laurel) in flower

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' (Spotted laurel)

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' (Spotted laurel)

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image69

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P1020299

Small water feature

Small water feature

Araucaria araucana (Monkey-puzzle)

Araucaria araucana (Monkey-puzzle)

Compost bin (traditional heap)

Compost bin (traditional heap)

Anemone blanda

Anemone blanda

Viburnum carlesii

Viburnum carlesii

Making leaf mould (2)

Making leaf mould (2)

Yucca aloifolia (Spanish bayonet)

Yucca aloifolia (Spanish bayonet)

Viburnum

Viburnum

Geranium

Geranium

Hibiscus syriacus 'Blue Bird', syn. H.s. 'Oiseau Blue' (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus syriacus 'Blue Bird', syn. H.s. 'Oiseau Blue' (Tree Hollyhock)

Viola (Pansy)

Viola (Pansy)

Deutzia gracilis

Deutzia gracilis

Cherry blossom

Cherry blossom

<em>Aglais io</em> Peacock butterfly (European peacock)

Aglais io Peacock butterfly (European peacock)

Caterpiller

Caterpiller

Rhododendron 'Everestianum'

Rhododendron 'Everestianum'

Syringa (Lilac)

Syringa (Lilac)

<em>Fuchsia</em>

Fuchsia

Orchid

Orchid

Mahonia japonica

Mahonia japonica

Gerbera

Gerbera

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Antique tractor

Antique tractor

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Centranthus ruber (valerian, red valerian)

Centranthus ruber (valerian, red valerian)

<em>Narcissus</em> 'Tête-à-tête'  (Daffodil)

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Cyclamen

Cyclamen

Duck

Duck

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Azalea

Azalea

Coconut palm

Coconut palm

Osmanthus x burkwoodii, syn. x Osmarea burkwoodii

Osmanthus x burkwoodii, syn. x Osmarea burkwoodii

A conceptual garden at Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

A conceptual garden at Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

Syringa (Lilac)

Syringa (Lilac)

Hyacinthus orientalis (Hyacinth, Dutch Hyacinth)

Hyacinthus orientalis (Hyacinth, Dutch Hyacinth)

Alcea (Hollyhock) seedling

Alcea (Hollyhock) seedling

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

Petunia

Petunia

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

Potting on 3

Potting on 3

Bumble bee

Bumble bee

Lychnis coronaria (Rose Campion)

Lychnis coronaria (Rose Campion)

Polypodium vulgare (Fern) spores

Polypodium vulgare (Fern) spores

Hemerocallis fulva (Daylily)

Hemerocallis fulva (Daylily)

Aeshna juncea (Common Hawker) - Dragonfly

Aeshna juncea (Common Hawker) - Dragonfly

<em>Lilioceris lilii</em> (lily beetle, scarlet lily beetle, red lily beetle) including damage to the lily leaves.

Lilioceris lilii (lily beetle, scarlet lily beetle, red lily beetle) including damage to the lily leaves.

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Viola odorata (Sweet violet , pansy)

Viola odorata (Sweet violet , pansy)

Philadelphus 'Sybille' (Mock orange)

Philadelphus 'Sybille' (Mock orange)

Tropical Garden

Tropical Garden

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image25

Azalea

Azalea

Ladybird (14 spot) on lily

Ladybird (14 spot) on lily

Primula, polyanthus

Primula, polyanthus

Cycas revoluta (Sago palm)

Cycas revoluta (Sago palm)

Ribes nigrum (Blackcurrant)

Ribes nigrum (Blackcurrant)

Daisy

Daisy

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Malus domestica (Apple)

Malus domestica (Apple)

Lonicera (Honeysuckle)

Lonicera (Honeysuckle)

<em>Narcissus poeticus</em> var. <em>recurvus</em> 'Pheasant's Eye' AGM (Pheasant's eye daffodil, poet's narcissus, a group 13 daffodil)

Narcissus poeticus var. recurvus 'Pheasant's Eye' AGM (Pheasant's eye daffodil, poet's narcissus, a group 13 daffodil)

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy)

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy)

Formal arch in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Formal arch in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Euphorbia milii var. splendens (Coronne des Epines)

Euphorbia milii var. splendens (Coronne des Epines)

Lavatera (Tree mallow)

Lavatera (Tree mallow)

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P1010885.jpg

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Nigella damascena 'Miss Jekyll' (Love-in-a-mist)

Nigella damascena 'Miss Jekyll' (Love-in-a-mist)

Heron trying to catch fish

Heron trying to catch fish

Blossom

Blossom

Iris graminea (Iris)

Iris graminea (Iris)

Centranthus ruber (valerian, red valerian)

Centranthus ruber (valerian, red valerian)

<em>Crocus vernus</em> Crocus, Dutch crocus, giant crocus

Crocus vernus Crocus, Dutch crocus, giant crocus

<em>Crocus vernus</em> Crocus, Dutch crocus, giant crocus

Crocus vernus Crocus, Dutch crocus, giant crocus

Wild garlic

Wild garlic

Malus domestica (Apple)

Malus domestica (Apple)

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Hypochaeris radicata (Cat's-ear)

Hypochaeris radicata (Cat's-ear)

Petunia

Petunia

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Mahonia japonica

Mahonia japonica

Rosa 'Ballerina' (Polyantha rose)

Rosa 'Ballerina' (Polyantha rose)

Hyacinthoides non-scripta syn. Scilla non-scripta (English bluebell)

Hyacinthoides non-scripta syn. Scilla non-scripta (English bluebell)

Alcea (Hollyhock) seed pod

Alcea (Hollyhock) seed pod

Bumble bee

Bumble bee

Belted hoverfly <em>Volucella zonaria</em>. One of the largest flies of Britain. It mimics a hornet or wasp, but is harmless to humans. The adults are great polinators and their larvae are believed to eat wasp grubs.

Belted hoverfly Volucella zonaria. One of the largest flies of Britain. It mimics a hornet or wasp, but is harmless to humans. The adults are great polinators and their larvae are believed to eat wasp grubs.

Primula

Primula

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Making leaf mould (1)

Making leaf mould (1)

Wisteria brachybotrys 'Shiro Kapitan'

Wisteria brachybotrys 'Shiro Kapitan'

Bromeliaceae (Bromeliad)

Bromeliaceae (Bromeliad)

Lathyrus odoratus (Sweet pea)

Lathyrus odoratus (Sweet pea)

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<em>Eupeodes corollae</em> syn. <em>Metasyrphus corollae</em> (Hoverfly). Whilst it may look like a wasp, it is actually a hoverfly.

Eupeodes corollae syn. Metasyrphus corollae (Hoverfly). Whilst it may look like a wasp, it is actually a hoverfly.

Maybug, cockchafer (Melolontha melolontha)

Maybug, cockchafer (Melolontha melolontha)

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Pure White (Pansy)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Pure White (Pansy)

Hyacinthoides hispanica, syn. Endymion hispanicus, Scilla campanulata, S.hispanica (Spanish bluebell)

Hyacinthoides hispanica, syn. Endymion hispanicus, Scilla campanulata, S.hispanica (Spanish bluebell)

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

<em>Iris ensata</em> (Japanese clematis flowered iris, Japanese iris)

Iris ensata (Japanese clematis flowered iris, Japanese iris)

Fatsia japonica (Castor oil plant)

Fatsia japonica (Castor oil plant)

Angle Shades caterpillar (<em>Phlogophora meticulosa</em>)

Angle Shades caterpillar (Phlogophora meticulosa)

Flesh fly <em>Sarcophaga nodosa</em>

Flesh fly Sarcophaga nodosa

Polygonatum (Solomon's Seal)

Polygonatum (Solomon's Seal)

Strawberry - ripening fruit

Strawberry - ripening fruit

Ribes sanguineum v. Glutinosum (Pink flowering currant)

Ribes sanguineum v. Glutinosum (Pink flowering currant)

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var. repens [AGM] (Californian Lilac)

Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var. repens [AGM] (Californian Lilac)

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge

Pentaglottis sempervirens (Green Alkanet)

Pentaglottis sempervirens (Green Alkanet)

<em>Lavandula stoechas</em> (French lavender)

Lavandula stoechas (French lavender)

Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary)

Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary)

Alliaria petiolata (Garlic mustard)

Alliaria petiolata (Garlic mustard)

Wisteria growing through silver birch

Wisteria growing through silver birch

Nymphaea (Water lily)

Nymphaea (Water lily)

Wisteria sinensis (Chinese wisteria)

Wisteria sinensis (Chinese wisteria)

Common green shield/stink bug nymphs and egg cases <em>Palomena prasina</em>

Common green shield/stink bug nymphs and egg cases Palomena prasina

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Malus domestica (Apple) - fan trained

Malus domestica (Apple) - fan trained

Azalea

Azalea

Cistus (Rock rose)

Cistus (Rock rose)

<em>Clematis alpina</em> 'Columbine' (Old man's beard, Travellers' joy)

Clematis alpina 'Columbine' (Old man's beard, Travellers' joy)

Nigella damascena 'Miss Jekyll' (Love-in-a-mist)

Nigella damascena 'Miss Jekyll' (Love-in-a-mist)

Convallaria majalis (Lily-of-the-valley)

Convallaria majalis (Lily-of-the-valley)

Difference in size of oak leaf

Difference in size of oak leaf

Strawberry flowers

Strawberry flowers

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Blue tit on feeding station

Blue tit on feeding station

Rosa 'Sweet Chariot' (Rose)

Rosa 'Sweet Chariot' (Rose)

<em>Crocus vernus</em> Crocus, Dutch crocus, giant crocus

Crocus vernus Crocus, Dutch crocus, giant crocus

Cosmos

Cosmos

Water spouts in the grounds of Cowley Manor

Water spouts in the grounds of Cowley Manor

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Rhododendron 'Snow Hill'

Rhododendron 'Snow Hill'

<em>Sedum spectabile</em> syn. <em>Hylotelephium spectabile</em> (ice plant, stonecrop)

Sedum spectabile syn. Hylotelephium spectabile (ice plant, stonecrop)

<em>Primula vulgaris</em> (primrose, common primrose, English primrose)

Primula vulgaris (primrose, common primrose, English primrose)

Syringa (Lilac)

Syringa (Lilac)

Petunia

Petunia

<em>Prunus serrulata</em> 'Kanzan' AGM (cherry, blossom)

Prunus serrulata 'Kanzan' AGM (cherry, blossom)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Forsythia x intermedia

Forsythia x intermedia

Primula

Primula

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Chaenomeles speciosa (Ornamental quince, japonica, Japanese quince)

Chaenomeles speciosa (Ornamental quince, japonica, Japanese quince)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Buddleja

Buddleja

Heron

Heron

<em>Ulex europaeus</em> (Common gorse)

Ulex europaeus (Common gorse)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Verbena 'Waterfall Mixed'

Verbena 'Waterfall Mixed'

<em>Narcissus poeticus</em> var. <em>recurvus</em> 'Pheasant's Eye' AGM (Pheasant's eye daffodil, poet's narcissus, a group 13 daffodil)

Narcissus poeticus var. recurvus 'Pheasant's Eye' AGM (Pheasant's eye daffodil, poet's narcissus, a group 13 daffodil)

Pinching out side shoots from cordon tomatoes (2)

Pinching out side shoots from cordon tomatoes (2)

Lupin

Lupin

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Quercus robur (Common oak) - covered in snow

Quercus robur (Common oak) - covered in snow

Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary)

Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary)

Agave

Agave

Lotus corniculatus (Bird's-foot-trefoil)

Lotus corniculatus (Bird's-foot-trefoil)

Primula 'Candelabra' (Candelabra primula)

Primula 'Candelabra' (Candelabra primula)

Viola (Pansy)

Viola (Pansy)

Viburnum carlesii

Viburnum carlesii

Saxifraga x arendsii

Saxifraga x arendsii

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Stellaria holostea (Greater Stitchwort, Addersmeat)

Stellaria holostea (Greater Stitchwort, Addersmeat)

<em>Clematis armandii</em>

Clematis armandii

Erigeron glaucus (Fleabane, Mexican fleaband, Seaside daisy, Australian daisy)

Erigeron glaucus (Fleabane, Mexican fleaband, Seaside daisy, Australian daisy)

The Katherine Parr garden, designed by Yvonne Mathews, it was awarded a Silver medal. As part of the Six Wives of Henry VIII show gardens at the 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. It was a 'Mary' garden, a garden where each plant has a connection to the Virgin Mary.

The Katherine Parr garden, designed by Yvonne Mathews, it was awarded a Silver medal. As part of the Six Wives of Henry VIII show gardens at the 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. It was a 'Mary' garden, a garden where each plant has a connection to the Virgin Mary.

<em>Primula denticulata</em> (bog primula, drumstick primrose)

Primula denticulata (bog primula, drumstick primrose)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato)

Hyacinthoides hispanica, syn. Endymion hispanicus, Scilla campanulata, S.hispanica (Spanish bluebell)

Hyacinthoides hispanica, syn. Endymion hispanicus, Scilla campanulata, S.hispanica (Spanish bluebell)

Delphinium (early growth)

Delphinium (early growth)

<em>Cyclamen purpurascens</em> syn. <em>C. europaeum</em>, <em>C. fatrense</em>

Cyclamen purpurascens syn. C. europaeum, C. fatrense

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

<em>Narcissus</em> 'Camelot' (Daffodil)

Narcissus 'Camelot' (Daffodil)

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Hosta (Plantain lily, Funkia)

Hosta (Plantain lily, Funkia)

Rhododendron 'Everestianum'

Rhododendron 'Everestianum'

David Goode goblin statue from 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. <a href='http://www.david-goode.com/' target='new'>David Goode's website</a>

David Goode goblin statue from 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. David Goode's website

Clianthus punieus 'Albus'

Clianthus punieus 'Albus'

Rose hips

Rose hips

<em>Ilex aquifolium</em> 'Argentea Marginata' AGM (silver-margined holly, variegated holly)

Ilex aquifolium 'Argentea Marginata' AGM (silver-margined holly, variegated holly)

Centaurea nigra (Common knapweed, Hardheads)

Centaurea nigra (Common knapweed, Hardheads)

Blossom

Blossom

Potting on 5

Potting on 5

Ipomoea hederacea (Morning glory)

Ipomoea hederacea (Morning glory)

Viola (Pansy)

Viola (Pansy)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Gazania

Gazania

Chaenomeles 'In Variety' (Quince)

Chaenomeles 'In Variety' (Quince)

Sorbus aucuparia (Mountain ash, Rowan)

Sorbus aucuparia (Mountain ash, Rowan)

Ribes rubrum (Redcurrant) included in The Growing Tastes Allotment Garden, from Wincester Growers the were awarded a Gold medal and Best in Show for their garden.

Ribes rubrum (Redcurrant) included in The Growing Tastes Allotment Garden, from Wincester Growers the were awarded a Gold medal and Best in Show for their garden.

Cosmos

Cosmos

<em>Camellia japonica</em> with frost damage

Camellia japonica with frost damage

Malus floribunda (Japanese flowering crab apple)

Malus floribunda (Japanese flowering crab apple)

Lactuca sativa (Lettuce)

Lactuca sativa (Lettuce)

Primula japonica

Primula japonica

Stag beetle (Larva,grub)

Stag beetle (Larva,grub)

Quercus robur (Oak, English oak, Common oak) covered with a blanket of snow

Quercus robur (Oak, English oak, Common oak) covered with a blanket of snow

Forget-me-not

Forget-me-not

Landscape with bluebells

Landscape with bluebells

Primula

Primula

Making leaf mould (7)

Making leaf mould (7)

<em>Dicentra spectabilis</em> (Bleeding heart, Dutchman's trousers)

Dicentra spectabilis (Bleeding heart, Dutchman's trousers)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Euphorbia milii var. splendens (Coronne des Epines)

Euphorbia milii var. splendens (Coronne des Epines)

Buddleia, butterfly bush

Buddleia, butterfly bush

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

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image77

Myosotis scorpioides (Water forget-me-not)

Myosotis scorpioides (Water forget-me-not)

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IMG_1515.jpg

Cucurbita pepo (Pumpkin)

Cucurbita pepo (Pumpkin)

Squirrel

Squirrel

Viola (Pansy)

Viola (Pansy)

Choisya ternata 'Sundance' (Mexican orange blossom)

Choisya ternata 'Sundance' (Mexican orange blossom)

Citrus sinensis (Sweet Orange)

Citrus sinensis (Sweet Orange)

Lamium album (White Dead Nettle)

Lamium album (White Dead Nettle)

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Hypericum 'Hidcote' (St. John's Wort, Aaron's beard, Rose of Sharon)

Hypericum 'Hidcote' (St. John's Wort, Aaron's beard, Rose of Sharon)

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IMG_1589.jpg

Frozen shrub

Frozen shrub

Cercis siliquastrum (Judas tree, Redbud)

Cercis siliquastrum (Judas tree, Redbud)

Petunia

Petunia

<em>Sedum spectabile</em> syn. <em>Hylotelephium spectabile</em> (ice plant, stonecrop)

Sedum spectabile syn. Hylotelephium spectabile (ice plant, stonecrop)

Duck

Duck

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Roof Garden

Roof Garden

Polypodium vulgare (Fern) spores

Polypodium vulgare (Fern) spores

Woodlouse

Woodlouse

Hypochoeris radicata (Cat's-ear)

Hypochoeris radicata (Cat's-ear)

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Pinching out tomatoes

Pinching out tomatoes

Anthurium

Anthurium

Palm

Palm

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

Salvia officinalis 'Purpurascens' (Purple sage)

Salvia officinalis 'Purpurascens' (Purple sage)

Beta vulgaris var. cicla (Swiss Chard)

Beta vulgaris var. cicla (Swiss Chard)

Cytisus scoparius (Broom)

Cytisus scoparius (Broom)

Verbena

Verbena

Crab spider (<em>Misumena vatia</em>) on foxglove

Crab spider (Misumena vatia) on foxglove

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Compost bin (traditional heap) - just emptied

Compost bin (traditional heap) - just emptied

<em>Lilioceris lilii</em> (lily beetle, scarlet lily beetle, red lily beetle)

Lilioceris lilii (lily beetle, scarlet lily beetle, red lily beetle)

Malus domestica (Apple)

Malus domestica (Apple)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Centaurea nigra (Common knapweed, Hardheads)

Centaurea nigra (Common knapweed, Hardheads)

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

<em>Lunaria annua</em> (Honesty)

Lunaria annua (Honesty)

Cytisus scoparius (Broom)

Cytisus scoparius (Broom)

Solenostemon scutellarioides (Coleus)

Solenostemon scutellarioides (Coleus)

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Viburnum and cherry blossom

Viburnum and cherry blossom

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Hosta 'Francee'

Hosta 'Francee'

Cosmos 'Sensation'

Cosmos 'Sensation'

Pricking out

Pricking out

Penstemon

Penstemon

Temperate House at Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Temperate House at Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Curcurbita (Marrow)

Curcurbita (Marrow)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Ladybird (2 spot) on sweet pea

Ladybird (2 spot) on sweet pea

Beta vulgaris var. cicla (Swiss Chard)

Beta vulgaris var. cicla (Swiss Chard)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Azalea

Azalea

Zantedeschia albomaculata (Calla Lily, Arum Lily)

Zantedeschia albomaculata (Calla Lily, Arum Lily)

P1000151

P1000151

Campanula (Bellflower)

Campanula (Bellflower)

<em>Galanthus</em> 'S. Arnott' AGM (Snowdrop 'S. Arnott') syn. <em>Galanthus nivalis</em> 'S Arnott', <em>Galanthus</em> 'Sam Arnott'

Galanthus 'S. Arnott' AGM (Snowdrop 'S. Arnott') syn. Galanthus nivalis 'S Arnott', Galanthus 'Sam Arnott'

Waterlily

Waterlily

Alcea (Hollyhock) with bumble bee

Alcea (Hollyhock) with bumble bee

<em>Lavandula angustifolia</em> (Common or English lavender) with Large Skipper butterfly

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender) with Large Skipper butterfly

<em>Phymatocera aterrima</em> (Solomon's seal sawfly) larvae

Phymatocera aterrima (Solomon's seal sawfly) larvae

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

Hemeocallis (Daylily)

Hemeocallis (Daylily)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Rose (Pansy)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Rose (Pansy)

Primula

Primula

<em>Galanthus</em> 'S. Arnott' AGM (Snowdrop 'S. Arnott') syn. <em>Galanthus nivalis</em> 'S Arnott', <em>Galanthus</em> 'Sam Arnott'

Galanthus 'S. Arnott' AGM (Snowdrop 'S. Arnott') syn. Galanthus nivalis 'S Arnott', Galanthus 'Sam Arnott'

Slug

Slug

Hibiscus syriacus 'Blue Bird', syn. H.s. 'Oiseau Blue' (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus syriacus 'Blue Bird', syn. H.s. 'Oiseau Blue' (Tree Hollyhock)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Mushroom

Mushroom

Lonicera (Honeysuckle)

Lonicera (Honeysuckle)

<em>Camellia japonica</em> 'Gloire de Nantes'

Camellia japonica 'Gloire de Nantes'

Yucca aloifolia (Spanish bayonet)

Yucca aloifolia (Spanish bayonet)

Small water feature

Small water feature

Cistus x purpureus (Rock rose, Sun rose)

Cistus x purpureus (Rock rose, Sun rose)

<em>Primula denticulata</em> (bog primula, drumstick primrose)

Primula denticulata (bog primula, drumstick primrose)

Photinia x fraseri 'Red Robin' (Christmas Berry, Fraser Photinia)

Photinia x fraseri 'Red Robin' (Christmas Berry, Fraser Photinia)

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

Heuchera

Heuchera

<em>Clematis armandii</em>

Clematis armandii

Hottonia palustris (Water violet , Featherfoil)

Hottonia palustris (Water violet , Featherfoil)

Plumbago auriculata syn. P. capensis (Cape leadwort)

Plumbago auriculata syn. P. capensis (Cape leadwort)

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Pelargonium (Geranium)

<em>Convallaria majalis</em> (Lily-of-the-valley)

Convallaria majalis (Lily-of-the-valley)

<em>Clematis</em>

Clematis

Paeonia suffruticosa 'Yoshinogawa' (Peony)

Paeonia suffruticosa 'Yoshinogawa' (Peony)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

<em>Lycoperdon perlatum</em> (Common puffball)

Lycoperdon perlatum (Common puffball)

Potting on 1

Potting on 1

Campanula takesimana (Korean Bellflower, Bellflower)

Campanula takesimana (Korean Bellflower, Bellflower)

Hibiscus syriacus 'Blue Bird', syn. H.s. 'Oiseau Blue' (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus syriacus 'Blue Bird', syn. H.s. 'Oiseau Blue' (Tree Hollyhock)

Waterfall

Waterfall

Forsythia x intermedia

Forsythia x intermedia

Common lizard (<em>Zootoca vivipara</em>)

Common lizard (Zootoca vivipara)

Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist) seed pod

Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist) seed pod

Ismene x fetalis (Peruvian daffodil, spider lily)

Ismene x fetalis (Peruvian daffodil, spider lily)

Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist)

Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist)

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

<em>Lavandula angustifolia</em> (Common or English lavender) with Large Skipper butterfly

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender) with Large Skipper butterfly

Acer palmatum 'Seiryu' (Maple, Japanese maple)

Acer palmatum 'Seiryu' (Maple, Japanese maple)

Palm

Palm

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Philadelphus 'Sybille' (Mock orange)

Philadelphus 'Sybille' (Mock orange)

Agave attenuata

Agave attenuata

Skimmia japonica 'Rubella'

Skimmia japonica 'Rubella'

Ladybird (2 spot)

Ladybird (2 spot)

Hosta 'Yellow River'

Hosta 'Yellow River'

Ladybird (7 spot) on philadelphus

Ladybird (7 spot) on philadelphus

<em>Trametes versicolor</em> (Turkeytail)

Trametes versicolor (Turkeytail)

Leaf mould (1 year old - after storing in plastic sacking)

Leaf mould (1 year old - after storing in plastic sacking)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

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IMG_9171.jpg

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Flame'

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Flame'

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

The Katherine Parr garden, designed by Yvonne Mathews, it was awarded a Silver medal. As part of the Six Wives of Henry VIII show gardens at the 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. It was a 'Mary' garden, a garden where each plant has a connection to the Virgin Mary.

The Katherine Parr garden, designed by Yvonne Mathews, it was awarded a Silver medal. As part of the Six Wives of Henry VIII show gardens at the 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. It was a 'Mary' garden, a garden where each plant has a connection to the Virgin Mary.

Wisteria sinensis (Chinese wisteria)

Wisteria sinensis (Chinese wisteria)

<em>Narcissus</em> 'Camelot' (Daffodil)

Narcissus 'Camelot' (Daffodil)

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy)

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii (Tree peony)

Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii (Tree peony)

Betula pendula (Birch)

Betula pendula (Birch)

Ladybird

Ladybird

Split tomato due to infrequent watering

Split tomato due to infrequent watering

<em>Helianthemum nummularium</em> 'Wisley primrose' (cistus, rock rose)

Helianthemum nummularium 'Wisley primrose' (cistus, rock rose)

Araucaria araucana (Monkey-puzzle)

Araucaria araucana (Monkey-puzzle)

Moss in the lawn

Moss in the lawn

Rosa (Rose)

Rosa (Rose)

Philadelphus 'Sybille' (Mock orange)

Philadelphus 'Sybille' (Mock orange)

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image45

New Guinea impatiens

New Guinea impatiens

<em>Bergenia cordifolia</em> (Heart-leaf bergenia, Elephant ears)

Bergenia cordifolia (Heart-leaf bergenia, Elephant ears)

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IMG_0105.jpg

Cistus (Rock rose)

Cistus (Rock rose)

Agave

Agave

Garden lighting!!

Garden lighting!!

<em>Geometra papilionaria</em> Large Emerald moth

Geometra papilionaria Large Emerald moth

Photinia x fraseri 'Red Robin' (Christmas Berry, Fraser Photinia)

Photinia x fraseri 'Red Robin' (Christmas Berry, Fraser Photinia)

Hebe

Hebe

Speckled bush cricket (juvenile) <em>Leptophyes punctatissima</em>

Speckled bush cricket (juvenile) Leptophyes punctatissima

<em>Lithodora diffusa</em> 'Heavenly Blue' syn. <em>Lithospermum diffusum</em> 'Heavenly Blue', <em>Lithospermum</em> 'Heavenly Blue'

Lithodora diffusa 'Heavenly Blue' syn. Lithospermum diffusum 'Heavenly Blue', Lithospermum 'Heavenly Blue'

Azalea

Azalea

Leaf mould (finely chopped after running over with lawnmower)

Leaf mould (finely chopped after running over with lawnmower)

Ladybird larvae

Ladybird larvae

Primula

Primula

<em>Berberis thunbergii</em> f. <em>atropurpurea</em> 'Harlequin' (Berberis, Purple berberis, Barberry, Purple Japanese barberry)

Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Harlequin' (Berberis, Purple berberis, Barberry, Purple Japanese barberry)

<em>Primula vulgaris</em> (primrose, common primrose, English primrose)

Primula vulgaris (primrose, common primrose, English primrose)

<em>Cotoneaster simonsii</em> (Himalyan cotoneaster)

Cotoneaster simonsii (Himalyan cotoneaster)

Hebe

Hebe

Bergenia syn. Megasea (Saxifragaceae)

Bergenia syn. Megasea (Saxifragaceae)

A novel planting idea, displayed at the 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

A novel planting idea, displayed at the 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

<em>Lavandula angustifolia</em> (Common or English lavender) with bee

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender) with bee

<em>Lavandula angustifolia</em> (Common or English lavender) with Bee

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender) with Bee

Petunia

Petunia

Angle Shades caterpillar (<em>Phlogophora meticulosa</em>)

Angle Shades caterpillar (Phlogophora meticulosa)

Ajuga reptans (Bugle)

Ajuga reptans (Bugle)

Hemeocallis fulva (Daylily)

Hemeocallis fulva (Daylily)

<em>Rudbeckia hirta</em> (Rudbeckia, coneflower, black-eyed susan)

Rudbeckia hirta (Rudbeckia, coneflower, black-eyed susan)

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Lotus corniculatus (Bird's-foot-trefoil)

Lotus corniculatus (Bird's-foot-trefoil)

Mildew on melon plant

Mildew on melon plant

Forsythia x intermedia

Forsythia x intermedia

Mixed border

Mixed border

Hyacinthoides non-scripta syn. Scilla non-scripta (English bluebell)

Hyacinthoides non-scripta syn. Scilla non-scripta (English bluebell)

Making leaf mould (9)

Making leaf mould (9)

Rosa (Rose)

Rosa (Rose)

Fairy statue from 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Fairy statue from 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Hibiscus syriacus 'Blue Bird', syn. H.s. 'Oiseau Blue' (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus syriacus 'Blue Bird', syn. H.s. 'Oiseau Blue' (Tree Hollyhock)

Frozen water

Frozen water

Hosta

Hosta

Malus domestica 'Bramley's Seedling' (Apple)

Malus domestica 'Bramley's Seedling' (Apple)

Formal garden in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Formal garden in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Trees covered in snow

Trees covered in snow

Azalea

Azalea

Bougainvillea glabra

Bougainvillea glabra

Vine weevil - adult

Vine weevil - adult

Lemon

Lemon

Slug

Slug

Song thrush sitting on vibunum in the snow

Song thrush sitting on vibunum in the snow

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Pelargonium Ivy-leaved hybrid (Geranium) - plant plugs

Pelargonium Ivy-leaved hybrid (Geranium) - plant plugs

Rosa 'Birthday Girl' syn. Rosa 'Meilasso' (Floribunda)

Rosa 'Birthday Girl' syn. Rosa 'Meilasso' (Floribunda)

Almond

Almond

<em>Lavandula angustifolia</em> (Common or English lavender)

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender)

<em>Camellia japonica</em> 'Gloire de Nantes' - seed pod

Camellia japonica 'Gloire de Nantes' - seed pod

<em>Berberis thunbergii</em> f. <em>atropurpurea</em> 'Harlequin' (Berberis, Purple berberis, Barberry, Purple Japanese barberry)

Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Harlequin' (Berberis, Purple berberis, Barberry, Purple Japanese barberry)

Nandina domestica (Heavenly bamboo)

Nandina domestica (Heavenly bamboo)

Lichen on oak branch

Lichen on oak branch

Courgette

Courgette

Caterpiller

Caterpiller

IMG_9966.jpg

IMG_9966.jpg

<em>Lunaria annua</em> syn. <em>L. biennis</em> (Honesty)

Lunaria annua syn. L. biennis (Honesty)

Vinca minor (Common periwinkle, Lesser periwinkle)

Vinca minor (Common periwinkle, Lesser periwinkle)

<em>Clematis</em>

Clematis

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Spathiphyllum cochlearispathum (Peace Lily)

Spathiphyllum cochlearispathum (Peace Lily)

Gerbera (African daisy)

Gerbera (African daisy)

<em>Fuchsia</em>

Fuchsia

Thyme bed, part of the Katherine Howard garden, designed by Philippa O'Brien which was awarded a Silver-Gilt. It was part of the Six Wives of Henry VIII show gardens at the 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.

Thyme bed, part of the Katherine Howard garden, designed by Philippa O'Brien which was awarded a Silver-Gilt. It was part of the Six Wives of Henry VIII show gardens at the 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.

Plumbago auriculata syn. P. capensis (Cape leadwort)

Plumbago auriculata syn. P. capensis (Cape leadwort)

Duck with ducklings

Duck with ducklings

<em>Leucanthemum x superbum</em> 'Aglaia' (Shasta daisy)

Leucanthemum x superbum 'Aglaia' (Shasta daisy)

Making leaf mould (6)

Making leaf mould (6)

Large white, cabbage white (<em>Pieris brassicae</em>) caterpillar

Large white, cabbage white (Pieris brassicae) caterpillar

Papaver somniferum (Poppy)

Papaver somniferum (Poppy)

Frozen water

Frozen water

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Lemon

Lemon

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Bright-line Brown-eye moth (<em>Lacanobia oleracea</em>) caterpillars eating tomato leaves

Bright-line Brown-eye moth (Lacanobia oleracea) caterpillars eating tomato leaves

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Caltha palustris (Kingcup, Marsh marigold)

Caltha palustris (Kingcup, Marsh marigold)

Rosa 'Sweet Chariot' (Rose)

Rosa 'Sweet Chariot' (Rose)

Garden design

Garden design

<em>Ilex aquifolium</em> 'Argentea Marginata' AGM (silver-margined holly, variegated holly)

Ilex aquifolium 'Argentea Marginata' AGM (silver-margined holly, variegated holly)

Compost bin (traditional heap) - just emptied

Compost bin (traditional heap) - just emptied

Hawthorn shield bug <em>(Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale</em>)

Hawthorn shield bug (Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale)

Lichen on oak branch

Lichen on oak branch

Rosa canina (Dog rose)

Rosa canina (Dog rose)

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

Primula

Primula

<em>Chrysolina americana</em> (rosemary beetle) on lavender flower stem

Chrysolina americana (rosemary beetle) on lavender flower stem

<em>Prunus serrulata</em> 'Kanzan' AGM (cherry, blossom)

Prunus serrulata 'Kanzan' AGM (cherry, blossom)

Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Chile Black'

Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Chile Black'

Digitalis purpurea f. alba, syn. D.p. 'Alba', D.p. var. albiflora (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea f. alba, syn. D.p. 'Alba', D.p. var. albiflora (Foxglove)

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Geranium 'Johnson's Blue' (Cranesbill)

Geranium 'Johnson's Blue' (Cranesbill)

Daisy

Daisy

<em>Convallaria majalis</em> (Lily-of-the-valley)

Convallaria majalis (Lily-of-the-valley)

<em>Narcissus poeticus</em> var. <em>recurvus</em> 'Pheasant's Eye' AGM (Pheasant's eye daffodil, poet's narcissus, a group 13 daffodil)

Narcissus poeticus var. recurvus 'Pheasant's Eye' AGM (Pheasant's eye daffodil, poet's narcissus, a group 13 daffodil)

<em>Rudbeckia hitra</em> 'Rustic Dwarf'

Rudbeckia hitra 'Rustic Dwarf'

Making leaf mould (3)

Making leaf mould (3)

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P1010180-sml.jpg

Strawberry - ripening fruit

Strawberry - ripening fruit

Dianthus chinensis

Dianthus chinensis

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Viola (Pansy)

Viola (Pansy)

Pelargonium (Geranium) - mass planting

Pelargonium (Geranium) - mass planting

P1000147

P1000147

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Viola (Pansy)

Viola (Pansy)

Erigeron glaucus (Fleabane, Mexican fleaband, Seaside daisy, Australian daisy)

Erigeron glaucus (Fleabane, Mexican fleaband, Seaside daisy, Australian daisy)

Erigeron glaucus (Fleabane, Mexican fleaband, Seaside daisy, Australian daisy)

Erigeron glaucus (Fleabane, Mexican fleaband, Seaside daisy, Australian daisy)

Container display

Container display

Kerria japonica var. japonica with Chaenomeles speciosa (Japanese quince)

Kerria japonica var. japonica with Chaenomeles speciosa (Japanese quince)

Ornamental grass

Ornamental grass

Blight on tomatoes

Blight on tomatoes

Dandelion

Dandelion

Nicotiana (Tobacco plant)

Nicotiana (Tobacco plant)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Patio planter with a white theme

Patio planter with a white theme

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

Mushroom

Mushroom

Hibiscus syriacus 'Blue Bird', syn. H.s. 'Oiseau Blue' (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus syriacus 'Blue Bird', syn. H.s. 'Oiseau Blue' (Tree Hollyhock)

Cistus x purpureus (Rock rose, Sun rose)

Cistus x purpureus (Rock rose, Sun rose)

IMG_0198.jpg

IMG_0198.jpg

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Pieris formosa var. Forrestii 'Wakehurst'

Pieris formosa var. Forrestii 'Wakehurst'

Vinca major subsp hirsuta (Large Periwinkle, Greater Periwinkle)

Vinca major subsp hirsuta (Large Periwinkle, Greater Periwinkle)

<em>Clematis</em> 'Rebecca'

Clematis 'Rebecca'

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Fallopia japonica syn. Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed)

Fallopia japonica syn. Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed)

<em>Pinus sylvestris</em> (Scots pine)

Pinus sylvestris (Scots pine)

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Garden design

Garden design

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

<em>Fritillaria meleagris</em> (Snake's head fritillary)

Fritillaria meleagris (Snake's head fritillary)

<em>Fritillaria imperialis</em> 'Lutea' (Crown Imperial)

Fritillaria imperialis 'Lutea' (Crown Imperial)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Compost bin (modular recycled plastic bins)

Compost bin (modular recycled plastic bins)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Ocimum basilicum (Basil, Sweet basil)

Ocimum basilicum (Basil, Sweet basil)

Primula

Primula

Papaver orientale 'Allegro'

Papaver orientale 'Allegro'

Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort, Fighting cocks)

Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort, Fighting cocks)

Primula

Primula

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P1000144

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Arum maculatum (cuckoo pint, cuckoo-pint, jack-in-the-pulpit, lords and ladies). The berries are produced in summer, turning orangey-red in late-summer, early autumn.

Arum maculatum (cuckoo pint, cuckoo-pint, jack-in-the-pulpit, lords and ladies). The berries are produced in summer, turning orangey-red in late-summer, early autumn.

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Rheum palmatum (Rhubarb) leaves

Rheum palmatum (Rhubarb) leaves

Viburnum carlesii

Viburnum carlesii

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Fagus sylvatica purperea (Purple beech)

Fagus sylvatica purperea (Purple beech)

Ranunculus repens (Buttercup, Creeping Buttercup)

Ranunculus repens (Buttercup, Creeping Buttercup)

A novel planting idea, displayed at the 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

A novel planting idea, displayed at the 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Wier at Cowley Manor

Wier at Cowley Manor

<em>Salix caprea</em> Goat willow, pussy willow, great sallow (male catkins)

Salix caprea Goat willow, pussy willow, great sallow (male catkins)

Bromeliaceae (Bromeliad)

Bromeliaceae (Bromeliad)

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

New Guinea impatiens

New Guinea impatiens

<em>Lunaria annua</em> syn. <em>L. biennis</em> (Honesty)

Lunaria annua syn. L. biennis (Honesty)

<em>Ilex aquifolium</em> (Holly)

Ilex aquifolium (Holly)

Strawberry in a hanging basket

Strawberry in a hanging basket

Compost bin (traditional heap)

Compost bin (traditional heap)

Syringa (Lilac)

Syringa (Lilac)

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Hyacinthoides hispanica, syn. Endymion hispanicus, Scilla campanulata, S.hispanica (Spanish bluebell)

Hyacinthoides hispanica, syn. Endymion hispanicus, Scilla campanulata, S.hispanica (Spanish bluebell)

Bumble bee

Bumble bee

Lychnis coronaria (Rose Campion, Dusty Miller)

Lychnis coronaria (Rose Campion, Dusty Miller)

Quercus robur (Oak) tree

Quercus robur (Oak) tree

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

<em>Galanthus</em> 'S. Arnott' AGM (Snowdrop 'S. Arnott') syn. <em>Galanthus nivalis</em> 'S Arnott', <em>Galanthus</em> 'Sam Arnott'

Galanthus 'S. Arnott' AGM (Snowdrop 'S. Arnott') syn. Galanthus nivalis 'S Arnott', Galanthus 'Sam Arnott'

<em>Primula vulgaris</em> (primrose, common primrose, English primrose)

Primula vulgaris (primrose, common primrose, English primrose)

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Acanthus spinosus (Bears breeches)

Acanthus spinosus (Bears breeches)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

Bumble bee on Hyacinth

Bumble bee on Hyacinth

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Pelargonium Ivy-leaved hybrid (Geranium)

Pelargonium Ivy-leaved hybrid (Geranium)

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<em>Sedum spectabile</em> syn. <em>Hylotelephium spectabile</em> (ice plant, stonecrop)

Sedum spectabile syn. Hylotelephium spectabile (ice plant, stonecrop)

Mahonia japonica

Mahonia japonica

Beta vulgaris var. cicla (Swiss Chard)

Beta vulgaris var. cicla (Swiss Chard)

Houttuynia cordata 'Variegata'

Houttuynia cordata 'Variegata'

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

Caterpillar eating hollyhock flower

Caterpillar eating hollyhock flower

Heron

Heron

Azalea

Azalea

Hyacinthoides hispanica, syn. Endymion hispanicus, Scilla campanulata, S.hispanica (Spanish bluebell)

Hyacinthoides hispanica, syn. Endymion hispanicus, Scilla campanulata, S.hispanica (Spanish bluebell)

Tree trunk

Tree trunk

Nicotiana sylvestris (Tobacco plant)

Nicotiana sylvestris (Tobacco plant)

Belted hoverfly <em>Volucella zonaria</em>

Belted hoverfly Volucella zonaria

<em>Eryngium giganteum</em> (Miss Wilmott's ghost)

Eryngium giganteum (Miss Wilmott's ghost)

Lathyrus odoratus 'Fragrant skies' (Sweet pea)

Lathyrus odoratus 'Fragrant skies' (Sweet pea)

Primula

Primula

<em>Malus sylvestris</em> (Crab apple) blossom

Malus sylvestris (Crab apple) blossom

<em>Leucophyta brownii</em> (Cushion bush)

Leucophyta brownii (Cushion bush)

Pelargonium Ivy-leaved hybrid (Geranium)

Pelargonium Ivy-leaved hybrid (Geranium)

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P1020306

Fallopia japonica syn. Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed)

Fallopia japonica syn. Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed)

Geranium 'Johnson's Blue' (Cranesbill)

Geranium 'Johnson's Blue' (Cranesbill)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Lotus corniculatus (Bird's-foot-trefoil)

Lotus corniculatus (Bird's-foot-trefoil)

Primula

Primula

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Viburnum plicatum (Japanese Snow Ball Bush)

Viburnum plicatum (Japanese Snow Ball Bush)

Amaranthus caudatus (Love-lies-bleeding, Tassel Flower)

Amaranthus caudatus (Love-lies-bleeding, Tassel Flower)

Large white, cabbage white (<em>Pieris brassicae</em>) caterpillar

Large white, cabbage white (Pieris brassicae) caterpillar

Duck with chicks

Duck with chicks

Hypochaeris radicata (Cat's-ear)

Hypochaeris radicata (Cat's-ear)

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image15

Compost bin (tumbler bin)

Compost bin (tumbler bin)

Alcea (Hollyhock) seed pod

Alcea (Hollyhock) seed pod

<em>Verbena bonariensis</em>

Verbena bonariensis

Iris

Iris

Malus domestica (Apple)

Malus domestica (Apple)

Centranthus ruber (valerian, red valerian)

Centranthus ruber (valerian, red valerian)

Rhus typhina (Stag's Horn Sumach)

Rhus typhina (Stag's Horn Sumach)

Malus domestica 'Bramley's Seedling' (Apple)

Malus domestica 'Bramley's Seedling' (Apple)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Blight on tomatoes

Blight on tomatoes

Bright-line Brown-eye moth (<em>Lacanobia oleracea</em>) caterpillars eating tomato leaves

Bright-line Brown-eye moth (Lacanobia oleracea) caterpillars eating tomato leaves

<em>Primula vulgaris</em> (primrose, common primrose, English primrose)

Primula vulgaris (primrose, common primrose, English primrose)

Duck

Duck

Malus floribunda (Japanese flowering crab apple)

Malus floribunda (Japanese flowering crab apple)

Hebe

Hebe

Chaenomeles 'In Variety' (Quince)

Chaenomeles 'In Variety' (Quince)

Cistus x purpureus (Rock rose, Sun rose)

Cistus x purpureus (Rock rose, Sun rose)

Brassica oleracea Acephala Group (Red Curly Kale)

Brassica oleracea Acephala Group (Red Curly Kale)

Crab spider (<em>Misumena vatia</em> - female)

Crab spider (Misumena vatia - female)

Pyracantha rogersiana 'Flava'

Pyracantha rogersiana 'Flava'

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

Washingtonia robusta (Fan palm)

Washingtonia robusta (Fan palm)

Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii (Tree peony)

Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii (Tree peony)

Magnolia

Magnolia

Crocosmia x latifolia 'Lucifer' (Montbretia)

Crocosmia x latifolia 'Lucifer' (Montbretia)

Fallopia japonica syn. Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed)

Fallopia japonica syn. Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed)

Ceratonia siliqua (Carob tree)

Ceratonia siliqua (Carob tree)

Hibiscus syriacus 'Blue Bird', syn. H.s. 'Oiseau Blue' (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus syriacus 'Blue Bird', syn. H.s. 'Oiseau Blue' (Tree Hollyhock)

Pentaglottis sempervirens (Green Alkanet)

Pentaglottis sempervirens (Green Alkanet)

Plumbago auriculata syn. P. capensis (Cape leadwort)

Plumbago auriculata syn. P. capensis (Cape leadwort)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Lilium (Asiatic Lily)

Lilium (Asiatic Lily)

<em>Narcissus</em> 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

<em>Narcissus</em> 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Pale tussock (<em>Calliteara pudibunda</em>) caterpillar

Pale tussock (Calliteara pudibunda) caterpillar

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Rhus typhina (Stag's Horn Sumach)

Rhus typhina (Stag's Horn Sumach)

Gazania

Gazania

Viburnum opulus (Guelder Rose) berries

Viburnum opulus (Guelder Rose) berries

<em>Clematis jackmanii</em>

Clematis jackmanii

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Foxtail lily <em>Eremurus stenophyllus</em>

Foxtail lily Eremurus stenophyllus

Hosta 'Tardiana group'  (Plantain lily, Funkia)

Hosta 'Tardiana group' (Plantain lily, Funkia)

Compost bin (finish compost ready to be used)

Compost bin (finish compost ready to be used)

<em>Clematis macropetala</em> 'Lagoon' (Old man's beard, Travellers' joy)

Clematis macropetala 'Lagoon' (Old man's beard, Travellers' joy)

Ribes nigrum (Blackcurrant)

Ribes nigrum (Blackcurrant)

Ceanothus (Californian Lilac)

Ceanothus (Californian Lilac)

Pond

Pond

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Hyacinthoides non-scripta syn. Scilla non-scripta (English bluebell)

Hyacinthoides non-scripta syn. Scilla non-scripta (English bluebell)

Stellaria holostea (Greater Stitchwort, Addersmeat)

Stellaria holostea (Greater Stitchwort, Addersmeat)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Sorbus aucuparia (Mountain ash, Rowan)

Sorbus aucuparia (Mountain ash, Rowan)

Agapanthus africanus 'Bressingham white'  (African lily)

Agapanthus africanus 'Bressingham white' (African lily)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Forget-me-not

Forget-me-not

<em>Ilex aquifolium</em> (Holly)

Ilex aquifolium (Holly)

Hyacinthoides non-scripta syn. Scilla non-scripta (English bluebell)

Hyacinthoides non-scripta syn. Scilla non-scripta (English bluebell)

Wildflower Display

Wildflower Display

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lemon

Lemon

Hosta (Plantain lily, Funkia)

Hosta (Plantain lily, Funkia)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Deutzia crenata

Deutzia crenata

Slug

Slug

Primula

Primula

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Petunia

Petunia

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image94

Duck

Duck

Quercus robur (Common oak) with Knopper oak gall caused by the wasp Cynips calicis

Quercus robur (Common oak) with Knopper oak gall caused by the wasp Cynips calicis

Blossom

Blossom

Hydrangea quercifolia (Lace cap hydrangea)

Hydrangea quercifolia (Lace cap hydrangea)

Hyacinthoides hispanica, syn. Endymion hispanicus, Scilla campanulata, S.hispanica (Spanish bluebell)

Hyacinthoides hispanica, syn. Endymion hispanicus, Scilla campanulata, S.hispanica (Spanish bluebell)

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

<em>Pulmonaria officinalis</em> - Common lungwort, spotted dog, soldiers and sailors, Jerusalem cowslip

Pulmonaria officinalis - Common lungwort, spotted dog, soldiers and sailors, Jerusalem cowslip

Cabbage

Cabbage

Patio planter

Patio planter

Hosta (Plantain lily, Funkia)

Hosta (Plantain lily, Funkia)

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IMG_9204.jpg

Gerbera (African daisy)

Gerbera (African daisy)

Isotoma 'Avantgarde Blue'

Isotoma 'Avantgarde Blue'

Fencing

Fencing

Petunia

Petunia

Making leaf mould (11)

Making leaf mould (11)

Stag beetle (Adult)

Stag beetle (Adult)

Formal garden in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Formal garden in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Lantana camara

Lantana camara

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Palm House at Royal Botanic Gardens. Kew

Palm House at Royal Botanic Gardens. Kew

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Formal garden in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Formal garden in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

<em>Lavandula angustifolia</em> (Common or English lavender)

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender)

Hyacinthoides non-scripta syn. Scilla non-scripta (English bluebell)

Hyacinthoides non-scripta syn. Scilla non-scripta (English bluebell)

Red admiral on <em>Sedum spectabile</em> syn. <em>Hylotelephium spectabile</em> (ice plant, stonecrop)

Red admiral on Sedum spectabile syn. Hylotelephium spectabile (ice plant, stonecrop)

Mahonia japonica

Mahonia japonica

Rosa (Rose)

Rosa (Rose)

Greenfly on lupin

Greenfly on lupin

Quercus robur (Common oak) with spangle gall

Quercus robur (Common oak) with spangle gall

Meconopsis cambrica (Welsh poppy)

Meconopsis cambrica (Welsh poppy)

Formal garden in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Formal garden in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Frozen water

Frozen water

Gazania

Gazania

Cistus x purpureus (Rock rose, Sun rose)

Cistus x purpureus (Rock rose, Sun rose)

Compost bin (just starting the composting process)

Compost bin (just starting the composting process)

Impatiens walleriana (Busy Lizzie)

Impatiens walleriana (Busy Lizzie)

Hyacinthoides non-scripta syn. Scilla non-scripta (English bluebell)

Hyacinthoides non-scripta syn. Scilla non-scripta (English bluebell)

Ants

Ants

Agapanthus africanus 'Black Pantha'

Agapanthus africanus 'Black Pantha'

<em>Clematis montana</em> Anemone clematis

Clematis montana Anemone clematis

<em>Aster amellus</em>

Aster amellus

Astrantia major

Astrantia major

Wooly aphid on beech leaf

Wooly aphid on beech leaf

Gerbera

Gerbera

Zantedeschia

Zantedeschia

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Flame'

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Flame'

Large beefsteak tomato cut in two

Large beefsteak tomato cut in two

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Pelargonium (Geranium)

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Compost bin (modular recycled plastic bins)

Compost bin (modular recycled plastic bins)

<em>Narcissus</em> 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

<em>Pulmonaria officinalis</em> - Common lungwort, spotted dog, soldiers and sailors, Jerusalem cowslip

Pulmonaria officinalis - Common lungwort, spotted dog, soldiers and sailors, Jerusalem cowslip

Hosta 'Krossa Regal' [AGM] (Plantain lily, Funkia)

Hosta 'Krossa Regal' [AGM] (Plantain lily, Funkia)

Prunus laurocerasus (Laurel)

Prunus laurocerasus (Laurel)

A rose display to celebrate the 500th anniversary of Henry VIII's coronation. Taken in the Tudor Rose Festival Marquee at the 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

A rose display to celebrate the 500th anniversary of Henry VIII's coronation. Taken in the Tudor Rose Festival Marquee at the 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Muscari armeniacum 'Misty Skies' (Grape hyacinth, Armenian grape hyacinth)

Muscari armeniacum 'Misty Skies' (Grape hyacinth, Armenian grape hyacinth)

Prunus spinosa (Blackthorn)

Prunus spinosa (Blackthorn)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Alliaria petiolata (Garlic Mustard)

Alliaria petiolata (Garlic Mustard)

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Ipomoea hederacea (Morning glory)

Ipomoea hederacea (Morning glory)

Rubus (Blackberry, Bramble)

Rubus (Blackberry, Bramble)

Magnolia

Magnolia

Ladybird larvae

Ladybird larvae

Ribes nigrum (Blackcurrant)

Ribes nigrum (Blackcurrant)

Hypericum 'Hidcote' (St. John's Wort, Aaron's beard, Rose of Sharon)

Hypericum 'Hidcote' (St. John's Wort, Aaron's beard, Rose of Sharon)

Digitalis purpurea f. alba, syn. D.p. 'Alba', D.p. var. albiflora (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea f. alba, syn. D.p. 'Alba', D.p. var. albiflora (Foxglove)

Viola (Pansy)

Viola (Pansy)

x Halimiocistus 'Ingwersenii' (Sea rock rose, Cistus, Rock rose)

x Halimiocistus 'Ingwersenii' (Sea rock rose, Cistus, Rock rose)

Deer

Deer

Passiflora caerulea (Passion flower)

Passiflora caerulea (Passion flower)

Lamium album (White Dead Nettle)

Lamium album (White Dead Nettle)

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

Quercus robur (Oak, English oak, Common oak)

Quercus robur (Oak, English oak, Common oak)

Paeonia delavayi (Tree peony)

Paeonia delavayi (Tree peony)

Ladybird (Pine) on philadelphus

Ladybird (Pine) on philadelphus

Cacti

Cacti

<em>Prunus serrulata</em> (cherry, blossom)

Prunus serrulata (cherry, blossom)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' (Spotted laurel)

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' (Spotted laurel)

Seed propagation

Seed propagation

<em>Sedum spathulifolium</em> 'Cape Blanco' syn. <em>Hylotelephium sieboldi</em> 'Variegatum'

Sedum spathulifolium 'Cape Blanco' syn. Hylotelephium sieboldi 'Variegatum'

Enallagma cyathigerum  (Common blue damselfly)

Enallagma cyathigerum (Common blue damselfly)

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Corylus avellana (Hazel) catkins

Corylus avellana (Hazel) catkins

Lychnis coronaria (Rose Campion)

Lychnis coronaria (Rose Campion)

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

Scabiosa (Scabious, Pincushion flower)

Scabiosa (Scabious, Pincushion flower)

Making leaf mould (17)

Making leaf mould (17)

Prunus domestica 'Victoria' (Victoria plum)

Prunus domestica 'Victoria' (Victoria plum)

Centranthus ruber (valerian, red valerian)

Centranthus ruber (valerian, red valerian)

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy)

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy)

Rosehips over water

Rosehips over water

Pentaglottis sempervirens (Green Alkanet)

Pentaglottis sempervirens (Green Alkanet)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

<em>Crocus vernus</em> Crocus, Dutch crocus, giant crocus (purple flower on the left) and <em>Crocus chrysanthus</em> snow crocus, golden crocus (yellow flower on the right).

Crocus vernus Crocus, Dutch crocus, giant crocus (purple flower on the left) and Crocus chrysanthus snow crocus, golden crocus (yellow flower on the right).

These stained glass windows are from the Katherine Parr garden, designed by Yvonne Mathews. As part of the Six Wives of Henry VIII show gardens at the 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. The three stained glass windows, include the crest of Katherine Parr, on the right, the virgin Mary in the middle and the crest of Henry VIII on the left

These stained glass windows are from the Katherine Parr garden, designed by Yvonne Mathews. As part of the Six Wives of Henry VIII show gardens at the 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. The three stained glass windows, include the crest of Katherine Parr, on the right, the virgin Mary in the middle and the crest of Henry VIII on the left

Vine weevil - adult

Vine weevil - adult

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IMG_1079.jpg

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

<em>Osteospermum</em> (Cape marigold, Cape daisy, Rain daisy, African daisy) with hover fly

Osteospermum (Cape marigold, Cape daisy, Rain daisy, African daisy) with hover fly

Magnolia

Magnolia

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Banana

Banana

<em>Clematis armandii</em>

Clematis armandii

Rose moss

Rose moss

Spiraea nipponica 'Snowmound'

Spiraea nipponica 'Snowmound'

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image90

<em>Lilioceris lilii</em> (lily beetle, scarlet lily beetle, red lily beetle)

Lilioceris lilii (lily beetle, scarlet lily beetle, red lily beetle)

<em>Sedum spectabile</em> syn. <em>Hylotelephium spectabile</em> (ice plant, stonecrop)

Sedum spectabile syn. Hylotelephium spectabile (ice plant, stonecrop)

Bread fruit

Bread fruit

Slug

Slug

Waterlily

Waterlily

Iris

Iris

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Split tomato due to infrequent watering

Split tomato due to infrequent watering

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Cistus (Rock rose)

Cistus (Rock rose)

Allium sphaerocephalon (Round-headed leek)

Allium sphaerocephalon (Round-headed leek)

Making leaf mould (16)

Making leaf mould (16)

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Magnolia

Magnolia

Juvenile european garden spiders (<em>Araneus diadematus</em>)

Juvenile european garden spiders (Araneus diadematus)

Rose Perpétué

Rose Perpétué

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Scabiosa (Scabious, Pincushion flower)

Scabiosa (Scabious, Pincushion flower)

x Halimiocistus 'Ingwersenii' (Sea rock rose, Cistus, Rock rose)

x Halimiocistus 'Ingwersenii' (Sea rock rose, Cistus, Rock rose)

<em>Pulmonaria officinalis</em> - Common lungwort, spotted dog, soldiers and sailors, Jerusalem cowslip

Pulmonaria officinalis - Common lungwort, spotted dog, soldiers and sailors, Jerusalem cowslip

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

<em>Dahlia</em> 'Bishop of Llandaff'  AGM

Dahlia 'Bishop of Llandaff' AGM

Iris

Iris

Tulip

Tulip

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

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Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy with open seed pod)

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy with open seed pod)

Potting on 4

Potting on 4

Erythronium kondo (Dog's-tooth violet)

Erythronium kondo (Dog's-tooth violet)

Wisteria brachybotrys 'Shiro Kapitan'

Wisteria brachybotrys 'Shiro Kapitan'

Mahonia japonica

Mahonia japonica

Lathyrus odoratus (Sweet pea)

Lathyrus odoratus (Sweet pea)

Pilosella aurantiaca - Orange hawkweed

Pilosella aurantiaca - Orange hawkweed

<em>Amanita muscaria</em> (Fly agaric)

Amanita muscaria (Fly agaric)

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

<em>Malus sylvestris</em> (Crab apple) blossom

Malus sylvestris (Crab apple) blossom

Rope trellis

Rope trellis

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Quercus robur (Common oak) - covered in snow

Quercus robur (Common oak) - covered in snow

<em>Helianthemum nummularium</em> 'Wisley primrose' (cistus, rock rose)

Helianthemum nummularium 'Wisley primrose' (cistus, rock rose)

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Making leaf mould (13)

Making leaf mould (13)

<em>Anemone coronaria</em> 'The Bride' syn. 'Die Braut'

Anemone coronaria 'The Bride' syn. 'Die Braut'

x Halimiocistus 'Ingwersenii' (Sea rock rose, Cistus, Rock rose)

x Halimiocistus 'Ingwersenii' (Sea rock rose, Cistus, Rock rose)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

<em>Lavandula angustifolia</em> (Common or English lavender) with hoverfly

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender) with hoverfly

Scabiosa (Scabious, Pincushion flower)

Scabiosa (Scabious, Pincushion flower)

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge

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Viburnum carlesii

Viburnum carlesii

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

<em>Aubrieta</em> 'Royal Velvet'

Aubrieta 'Royal Velvet'

Cricket on flowerpot

Cricket on flowerpot

<em>Ilex aquifolium</em> (Holly)

Ilex aquifolium (Holly)

Summer bedding planter

Summer bedding planter

Deutzia gracilis

Deutzia gracilis

<em>Fuchsia</em> 'Multa'

Fuchsia 'Multa'

<em>Pulmonaria officinalis</em> - Common lungwort, spotted dog, soldiers and sailors, Jerusalem cowslip

Pulmonaria officinalis - Common lungwort, spotted dog, soldiers and sailors, Jerusalem cowslip

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Crocosmia (Montbretia)

Crocosmia (Montbretia)

<em>Fritillaria meleagris</em> (Snake's head fritillary)

Fritillaria meleagris (Snake's head fritillary)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

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P1000015

Ants

Ants

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

<em>Primula denticulata</em> (bog primula, drumstick primrose)

Primula denticulata (bog primula, drumstick primrose)

Diascia fetcaniensis

Diascia fetcaniensis

Washingtonia robusta (Fan palm)

Washingtonia robusta (Fan palm)

Nursery web spider (<em>Pisaura mirabilis</em>)

Nursery web spider (Pisaura mirabilis)

Ismene x fetalis (Peruvian daffodil, spider lily)

Ismene x fetalis (Peruvian daffodil, spider lily)

Venus Fly Trap

Venus Fly Trap

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Patio planter

Patio planter

Pond waterfall

Pond waterfall

Kerria japonica var. Japonica with Chenomeles speciosa growing through

Kerria japonica var. Japonica with Chenomeles speciosa growing through

Hebe

Hebe

Lychnis coronaria alba (White rose Campion)

Lychnis coronaria alba (White rose Campion)

Cacti

Cacti

Plumbago auriculata syn. P. capensis (Cape leadwort)

Plumbago auriculata syn. P. capensis (Cape leadwort)

Allium sphaerocephalon (Round-headed Leek, Round-headed Garlic) syn. Allium sphaerocephalum

Allium sphaerocephalon (Round-headed Leek, Round-headed Garlic) syn. Allium sphaerocephalum

Gerbera (African daisy)

Gerbera (African daisy)

<em>Cyclamen purpurascens</em> syn. <em>C. europaeum</em>, <em>C. fatrense</em>

Cyclamen purpurascens syn. C. europaeum, C. fatrense

<em>Dahlia</em>

Dahlia

Quercus rubra (Red oak)

Quercus rubra (Red oak)

Bougainvillea glabra

Bougainvillea glabra

Calendula officinalis (Pot marigold, marigold)

Calendula officinalis (Pot marigold, marigold)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Lemon

Lemon

Hibiscus syriacus 'Blue Bird', syn. H.s. 'Oiseau Blue' (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus syriacus 'Blue Bird', syn. H.s. 'Oiseau Blue' (Tree Hollyhock)

Azalea

Azalea

Variegated standard holly, part of the Anne of Cleves garden, designed by Fiona Bailey which was awarded a Bronze. It was part of the Six Wives of Henry VIII show gardens at the 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.

Variegated standard holly, part of the Anne of Cleves garden, designed by Fiona Bailey which was awarded a Bronze. It was part of the Six Wives of Henry VIII show gardens at the 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.

Aegopodium podagraria (Ground Elder)

Aegopodium podagraria (Ground Elder)

Primula

Primula

Viburnum

Viburnum

Ladybird (14 spot) on lily

Ladybird (14 spot) on lily

Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' AGM (Lilyturf)

Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' AGM (Lilyturf)

<em>Prunus serrulata</em> (cherry, blossom)

Prunus serrulata (cherry, blossom)

Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist)

Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist)

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Pond cover to protect the fish from the heron, and the pond from the children.

Pond cover to protect the fish from the heron, and the pond from the children.

Tulip

Tulip

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Deutzia gracilis

Deutzia gracilis

Hosta

Hosta

Nicotiana (Tobacco plant)

Nicotiana (Tobacco plant)

Hyacinthus orientalis (Hyacinth, Dutch Hyacinth)

Hyacinthus orientalis (Hyacinth, Dutch Hyacinth)

Yucca aloifolia (Spanish bayonet)

Yucca aloifolia (Spanish bayonet)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Chaenomeles speciosa (Ornamental quince, japonica, Japanese quince)

Chaenomeles speciosa (Ornamental quince, japonica, Japanese quince)

Frozen shrub

Frozen shrub

Rosa 'Diamond' syn Rosa 'Korgazell' (Patio rose)

Rosa 'Diamond' syn Rosa 'Korgazell' (Patio rose)

A novel planting idea, displayed at the 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

A novel planting idea, displayed at the 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

<em>Aster amellus</em> 'King George' [AGM]

Aster amellus 'King George' [AGM]

Compost bin (just starting the composting process)

Compost bin (just starting the composting process)

<em>Pulmonaria officinalis</em> - Common lungwort, spotted dog, soldiers and sailors, Jerusalem cowslip

Pulmonaria officinalis - Common lungwort, spotted dog, soldiers and sailors, Jerusalem cowslip

Gunnera manicata

Gunnera manicata

Primula

Primula

Geranium

Geranium

Deutzia gracilis

Deutzia gracilis

<em>Galanthus</em> 'S. Arnott' AGM (Snowdrop 'S. Arnott') syn. <em>Galanthus nivalis</em> 'S Arnott', <em>Galanthus</em> 'Sam Arnott'

Galanthus 'S. Arnott' AGM (Snowdrop 'S. Arnott') syn. Galanthus nivalis 'S Arnott', Galanthus 'Sam Arnott'

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Fig

Fig

Brugmansia aurea (Angel's trumpet, trumpet flower, horn of plenty, Golden Angel's Trumpet)

Brugmansia aurea (Angel's trumpet, trumpet flower, horn of plenty, Golden Angel's Trumpet)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Blackfly on philadelphus

Blackfly on philadelphus

Rubus (Blackberry, Bramble)

Rubus (Blackberry, Bramble)

Black Eyed Susan

Black Eyed Susan

Kniphofia (Red hot poker, torch lily)

Kniphofia (Red hot poker, torch lily)

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

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Pyracantha 'Orange Glow' AGM (Firethorn)

Pyracantha 'Orange Glow' AGM (Firethorn)

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Vine weevil - adult

Vine weevil - adult

Fagus sylvatica var. heterophylla (Beech)

Fagus sylvatica var. heterophylla (Beech)

Sempervivum (Houseleek)

Sempervivum (Houseleek)

Gunnera manicata

Gunnera manicata

Tanacetum argenteum syn. Achillea argentea

Tanacetum argenteum syn. Achillea argentea

Fencing

Fencing

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