Plant list of photographs in the UKGardening gallery.

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Compost bin (traditional heap)

Compost bin (traditional heap)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

<em>Fuchsia</em>

Fuchsia

Chaenomeles speciosa (Ornamental quince, japonica, Japanese quince)

Chaenomeles speciosa (Ornamental quince, japonica, Japanese quince)

Lychnis coronaria (Rose Campion)

Lychnis coronaria (Rose Campion)

Pinching out side shoots from cordon tomatoes (1)

Pinching out side shoots from cordon tomatoes (1)

Palm

Palm

Lathyrus odoratus (Sweet pea)

Lathyrus odoratus (Sweet pea)

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Bonsai

Bonsai

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

Crocus vernus Crocus, Dutch crocus, giant crocus

Gladiolus communis (Gladioli)

Gladiolus communis (Gladioli)

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

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

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

Isotoma 'Avantgarde Blue'

Isotoma 'Avantgarde Blue'

Tropical Garden

Tropical Garden

Magnolia

Magnolia

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Delphinium (early growth)

Delphinium (early growth)

Hottonia palustris (Water Violet, Featherfoil)

Hottonia palustris (Water Violet, Featherfoil)

Potting on 5

Potting on 5

Rosa 'Sweet Chariot' (Rose)

Rosa 'Sweet Chariot' (Rose)

Bergenia 'Baby Doll' (Elephant's ears)

Bergenia 'Baby Doll' (Elephant's ears)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Greenfly on lupin

Greenfly on lupin

Lichen on oak branch

Lichen on oak branch

Alliaria petiolata (Garlic mustard)

Alliaria petiolata (Garlic mustard)

Hypochaeris radicata (Cat's-ear)

Hypochaeris radicata (Cat's-ear)

Wier at Cowley Manor

Wier at Cowley Manor

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

Bibio marci (St. Mark's Fly)

Bibio marci (St. Mark's Fly)

<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)

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Caltha palustris (Kingcup, Marsh marigold)

Caltha palustris (Kingcup, Marsh marigold)

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

Aglais io Peacock butterfly (European peacock)

Fremontodendron californicum 'California Glory' (California Flannel Bush)

Fremontodendron californicum 'California Glory' (California Flannel Bush)

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

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

Dahlia 'Geerlings Cupido'

Frozen shrub

Frozen shrub

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

Nursery web spider (Pisaura mirabilis)

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

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

Waterlily

Waterlily

Blackberry

Blackberry

Lilium oriental 'Robina'

Lilium oriental 'Robina'

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

Crocus tommasinianus Crocus, Dutch crocus, giant crocus

Primula

Primula

Frozen shrub

Frozen shrub

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

Canna (Canna lily) poss. 'Bengal tiger'

Fagus sylvatica var. heterophylla (Beech)

Fagus sylvatica var. heterophylla (Beech)

Lilium (Asiatic Lily)

Lilium (Asiatic Lily)

Heuchera

Heuchera

Syringa (Lilac)

Syringa (Lilac)

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

Dahlia 'Bishop of Llandaff' AGM

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Alliaria petiolata (Garlic mustard)

Alliaria petiolata (Garlic mustard)

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge

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

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

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.

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Wisteria growing through silver birch

Wisteria growing through silver birch

Geranium

Geranium

Fagus sylvatica purperea (Purple beech)

Fagus sylvatica purperea (Purple beech)

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Ants

Ants

Erythronium kondo (Dog's-tooth violet)

Erythronium kondo (Dog's-tooth violet)

Fallopia japonica syn. Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed)

Fallopia japonica syn. Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed)

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.

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

Cycas revoluta (Sago palm)

Cycas revoluta (Sago palm)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Squirrel

Squirrel

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Primula

Primula

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana

Petunia

Petunia

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Ranunculus repens (Buttercup, Creeping Buttercup)

Ranunculus repens (Buttercup, Creeping Buttercup)

Blackfly

Blackfly

Flesh fly <em>Sarcophaga nodosa</em>

Flesh fly Sarcophaga nodosa

Orchid

Orchid

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Caltha palustris (Kingcup, Marsh marigold)

Caltha palustris (Kingcup, Marsh marigold)

Compost bin (just starting the composting process)

Compost bin (just starting the composting process)

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

Ilex aquifolium (Holly)

Meconopsis cambrica (Welsh poppy)

Meconopsis cambrica (Welsh poppy)

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

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

Primula vulgaris (primrose, common primrose, English primrose)

Allium sphaerocephalon (Round-headed leek)

Allium sphaerocephalon (Round-headed leek)

Mushroom

Mushroom

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

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

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

Rosa (Rose)

Rosa (Rose)

Acanthus spinosus (Bears breeches)

Acanthus spinosus (Bears breeches)

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IMG_1502.jpg

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

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

Malus floribunda (Japanese flowering crab apple)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Rose (Pansy)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Rose (Pansy)

Making leaf mould (7)

Making leaf mould (7)

Pond waterfall

Pond waterfall

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Tulip

Tulip

Washingtonia robusta (Fan palm)

Washingtonia robusta (Fan palm)

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Duck with chicks

Duck with chicks

Chaenomeles 'In Variety' (Quince)

Chaenomeles 'In Variety' (Quince)

Acanthus spinosus (Bears breeches)

Acanthus spinosus (Bears breeches)

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image45

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

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image77

Chaenomeles 'In Variety' (Quince)

Chaenomeles 'In Variety' (Quince)

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)

Spiraea nipponica 'Snowmound'

Spiraea nipponica 'Snowmound'

Dianthus

Dianthus

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

Slowworm (Anguis fragilis)

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IMG_1493.jpg

Lupin seed pod

Lupin seed pod

Paeonia delavayi (Tree peony)

Paeonia delavayi (Tree peony)

Blackfly on floxglove

Blackfly on floxglove

Bergenia syn. Megasea (Saxifragaceae)

Bergenia syn. Megasea (Saxifragaceae)

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

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

Black Millet

Black Millet

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Lathyrus odoratus 'Melody' (Sweet pea)

Lathyrus odoratus 'Melody' (Sweet pea)

<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)

Lemon

Lemon

Penstemon

Penstemon

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IMG_0198.jpg

Seed propagation

Seed propagation

Magnolia

Magnolia

<em>Clematis</em>

Clematis

Buddleja

Buddleja

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

Camellia japonica with frost damage

Nicotiana sylvestris (Tobacco plant)

Nicotiana sylvestris (Tobacco plant)

Lupin

Lupin

Primula, polyanthus

Primula, polyanthus

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' (Ornamental onion)

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' (Ornamental onion)

Tree trunk

Tree trunk

Rubus (Blackberry, Bramble)

Rubus (Blackberry, Bramble)

Cyclamen

Cyclamen

Pinching out tomatoes

Pinching out tomatoes

Hosta 'Pinwheel'

Hosta 'Pinwheel'

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

Wisteria brachybotrys 'Shiro Kapitan'

Wisteria brachybotrys 'Shiro Kapitan'

Lotus corniculatus (Bird's-foot-trefoil)

Lotus corniculatus (Bird's-foot-trefoil)

Russelia equisetiformis (Coral plant)

Russelia equisetiformis (Coral plant)

Blight on tomatoes

Blight on tomatoes

Forsythia x intermedia

Forsythia x intermedia

Viburnum carlesii

Viburnum carlesii

Petunia

Petunia

Rosa (Rose)

Rosa (Rose)

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Patio planter

Patio planter

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

Papaver (Poppy)

Papaver (Poppy)

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

Primula vulgaris (primrose, common primrose, English primrose)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Bumble bee on Hyacinth

Bumble bee on Hyacinth

Viburnum carlesii

Viburnum carlesii

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

Chrysolina americana (rosemary beetle) on lavender flower stem

Cytisus scoparius (Broom)

Cytisus scoparius (Broom)

Skimmia japonica 'Rubella'

Skimmia japonica 'Rubella'

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

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

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

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Blossom

Blossom

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

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

Hemerocallis fulva (Daylily)

Hemerocallis fulva (Daylily)

Bambusa (bamboo)

Bambusa (bamboo)

Tropaeolum majus (Nastutium)

Tropaeolum majus (Nastutium)

Moss in the lawn

Moss in the lawn

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) in flower

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) in flower

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Leucophyta brownii (Cushion bush)

Leucophyta brownii (Cushion bush)

Aegopodium podagraria (Ground Elder)

Aegopodium podagraria (Ground Elder)

Lotus corniculatus (Bird's-foot-trefoil)

Lotus corniculatus (Bird's-foot-trefoil)

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Ismene x fetalis (Peruvian daffodil, spider lily)

Ismene x fetalis (Peruvian daffodil, spider lily)

Solenostemon scutellarioides (Coleus)

Solenostemon scutellarioides (Coleus)

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

Trametes versicolor (Turkeytail)

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

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Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Pyracantha rogersiana 'Flava'

Pyracantha rogersiana 'Flava'

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

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.

Wildflower Display

Wildflower Display

Lychnis coronaria alba (White rose Campion)

Lychnis coronaria alba (White rose Campion)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Palm

Palm

Ladybird (14 spot) on lily

Ladybird (14 spot) on lily

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Lamium album (White Dead Nettle)

Lamium album (White Dead Nettle)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Impatiens walleriana (Busy Lizzie)

Impatiens walleriana (Busy Lizzie)

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

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

Daisy

Daisy

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Foxtail lily <em>Eremurus stenophyllus</em>

Foxtail lily Eremurus stenophyllus

New Guinea impatiens

New Guinea impatiens

Syringa (Lilac)

Syringa (Lilac)

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

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

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

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

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)

Lathyrus odoratus (Sweet pea)

Lathyrus odoratus (Sweet pea)

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

Lunaria annua syn. L. biennis (Honesty)

Penstemon

Penstemon

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

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

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

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Pilosella aurantiaca - Orange hawkweed

Pilosella aurantiaca - Orange hawkweed

Diascia fetcaniensis

Diascia fetcaniensis

Heron

Heron

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

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

Compost bin (square pre-fabricated)

Compost bin (square pre-fabricated)

<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.

Lemon

Lemon

Water spouts in the grounds of Cowley Manor

Water spouts in the grounds of Cowley Manor

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

Fritillaria meleagris (Snake's head fritillary)

Making leaf mould (2)

Making leaf mould (2)

Myosotis scorpioides (Water forget-me-not)

Myosotis scorpioides (Water forget-me-not)

Chaenomeles 'In Variety' (Quince)

Chaenomeles 'In Variety' (Quince)

Ulex europaeus (Common Gorse)

Ulex europaeus (Common Gorse)

Alcea (Hollyhock) with bumble bee

Alcea (Hollyhock) with bumble bee

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

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

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

Clerodendrum thomsoniae (Bleeding-heart vine)

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

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

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

Fatsia japonica (Castor oil plant)

Fatsia japonica (Castor oil plant)

Potting on 3

Potting on 3

Lobelia erinus

Lobelia erinus

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Campanula (Bellflower)

Campanula (Bellflower)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

<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'

Polypodium vulgare (Fern) spores

Polypodium vulgare (Fern) spores

Hosta 'Crested Surf'

Hosta 'Crested Surf'

Pentaglottis sempervirens (Green Alkanet)

Pentaglottis sempervirens (Green Alkanet)

Ladybird (7 spot) on philadelphus

Ladybird (7 spot) on philadelphus

Cosmos

Cosmos

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' (Spotted laurel)

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' (Spotted laurel)

Blue tits feeding in winter snow

Blue tits feeding in winter snow

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Rhododendron 'Porzellan'

Rhododendron 'Porzellan'

Lychnis coronaria (Rose Campion, Dusty Miller)

Lychnis coronaria (Rose Campion, Dusty Miller)

Hebe

Hebe

<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)

Gerbera

Gerbera

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

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Lobelia erinus

Lobelia erinus

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

Lunaria annua syn. L. biennis (Honesty)

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

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

Sisyrinchium bellum (Blue-eyed grass)

Sisyrinchium bellum (Blue-eyed grass)

Beta vulgaris var. cicla (Swiss Chard)

Beta vulgaris var. cicla (Swiss Chard)

Garden design

Garden design

Cucurbita pepo (Pumpkin)

Cucurbita pepo (Pumpkin)

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

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

Wisteria sinensis (Chinese wisteria)

Wisteria sinensis (Chinese wisteria)

Nicotiana (Tobacco plant)

Nicotiana (Tobacco plant)

Mixed border

Mixed border

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

Convallaria majalis (Lily-of-the-valley)

Gladiolus communis (Gladioli)

Gladiolus communis (Gladioli)

Mushroom

Mushroom

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

Geometra papilionaria Large Emerald moth

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Spathiphyllum cochlearispathum (Peace Lily)

Spathiphyllum cochlearispathum (Peace Lily)

Polypodium vulgare (Fern) spores

Polypodium vulgare (Fern) spores

Mushroom poss. Boletus luridus

Mushroom poss. Boletus luridus

Making leaf mould (3)

Making leaf mould (3)

Making leaf mould (17)

Making leaf mould (17)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Lobelia erinus

Lobelia erinus

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Viburnum opulus (Guelder Rose) berries

Viburnum opulus (Guelder Rose) berries

Duck

Duck

Making leaf mould (1)

Making leaf mould (1)

<em>Clematis</em>

Clematis

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

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

Prunus serrulata (cherry, blossom)

Wooly aphid on beech leaf

Wooly aphid on beech leaf

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

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

Cercis siliquastrum (Judas tree, Redbud)

Cercis siliquastrum (Judas tree, Redbud)

Stellaria holostea (Greater Stitchwort, Addersmeat)

Stellaria holostea (Greater Stitchwort, Addersmeat)

Patio planter

Patio planter

Dianthus chinensis

Dianthus chinensis

Heron

Heron

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

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

Cistus x purpureus (Rock rose, Sun rose)

Cistus x purpureus (Rock rose, Sun rose)

Primula

Primula

Hydrangea quercifolia (Lace cap hydrangea)

Hydrangea quercifolia (Lace cap hydrangea)

Spiraea japonica

Spiraea japonica

Deutzia gracilis

Deutzia gracilis

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

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender)

Ismene x fetalis (Peruvian daffodil, spider lily)

Ismene x fetalis (Peruvian daffodil, spider lily)

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

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

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

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato)

Ribes nigrum (Blackcurrant)

Ribes nigrum (Blackcurrant)

Papaver orientale (Ornamental poppy)

Papaver orientale (Ornamental poppy)

Large beefsteak tomato cut in two

Large beefsteak tomato cut in two

Cistus (Rock rose)

Cistus (Rock rose)

Iris graminea (Iris)

Iris graminea (Iris)

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

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

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

<em>Fuchsia</em>

Fuchsia

Azalea

Azalea

Fagus sylvatica purperea (Purple beech)

Fagus sylvatica purperea (Purple beech)

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P1020306

Lonicera (Honeysuckle)

Lonicera (Honeysuckle)

Rosa 'Sweet Chariot' (Rose)

Rosa 'Sweet Chariot' (Rose)

Lilium 'Orange Pixie' (Asiatic Lily)

Lilium 'Orange Pixie' (Asiatic Lily)

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

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

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

Cedrus deodara - Deodar cedar, Himalayan cedar

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IMG_1076.jpg

Primula 'Candelabra' (Candelabra primula)

Primula 'Candelabra' (Candelabra primula)

Bread fruit

Bread fruit

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Hottonia palustris (Water violet , Featherfoil)

Hottonia palustris (Water violet , Featherfoil)

Azalea

Azalea

Hydrangea quercifolia (Lace cap hydrangea)

Hydrangea quercifolia (Lace cap hydrangea)

Mahonia japonica

Mahonia japonica

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' (Spotted laurel)

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' (Spotted laurel)

<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

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Forget-me-not

Forget-me-not

Daisy

Daisy

Nymphaea (Water lily)

Nymphaea (Water lily)

Pinching out tomatoes

Pinching out tomatoes

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IMG_9591.jpg

<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)

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

Primula denticulata (bog primula, drumstick primrose)

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy)

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy)

Chaenomeles speciosa (Ornamental quince, japonica, Japanese quince)

Chaenomeles speciosa (Ornamental quince, japonica, Japanese quince)

Cabbage

Cabbage

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

Malus sylvestris (Crab apple) blossom

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

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

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

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

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

Hawthorn shield/stink bug (Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale)

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

Aubrieta 'Royal Velvet'

Houttuynia cordata 'Variegata'

Houttuynia cordata 'Variegata'

Hebe

Hebe

Taraxacum officinale (Dandelion) 'clock'

Taraxacum officinale (Dandelion) 'clock'

Ribes sanguineum v. Glutinosum (Pink flowering currant)

Ribes sanguineum v. Glutinosum (Pink flowering currant)

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Tanacetum argenteum syn. Achillea argentea

Tanacetum argenteum syn. Achillea argentea

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Viburnum carlesii

Viburnum carlesii

Rhododendron 'Everestianum'

Rhododendron 'Everestianum'

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Mixed border

Mixed border

Ipomoea hederacea (Morning glory)

Ipomoea hederacea (Morning glory)

Pelargonium Ivy-leaved hybrid (Geranium) - plant plugs

Pelargonium Ivy-leaved hybrid (Geranium) - plant plugs

Patio planter with a lilac theme

Patio planter with a lilac theme

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge

<em>Dahlia</em>

Dahlia

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Cosmos

Cosmos

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist)

Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist)

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

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

Scabiosa (Scabious, Pincushion flower)

Scabiosa (Scabious, Pincushion flower)

<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).

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Cosmos

Cosmos

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

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

Lupin

Lupin

Pyracantha rogersiana 'Flava'

Pyracantha rogersiana 'Flava'

Pond cover

Pond cover

Greenfly on lupin

Greenfly on lupin

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Quercus robur (Common oak) - covered in snow

Quercus robur (Common oak) - covered in snow

Deutzia gracilis

Deutzia gracilis

Rose moss

Rose moss

Daisy

Daisy

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

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

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

Primula vulgaris (primrose, common primrose, English primrose)

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

Crab spider (Misumena vatia) on foxglove

Osmanthus x burkwoodii, syn. x Osmarea burkwoodii

Osmanthus x burkwoodii, syn. x Osmarea burkwoodii

Hebe

Hebe

Myosotis scorpioides (Water forget-me-not)

Myosotis scorpioides (Water forget-me-not)

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

Amanita muscaria (Fly agaric)

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

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

Temperate House at Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Temperate House at Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Narcissus (Daffodil) bulb planting

Narcissus (Daffodil) bulb planting

Trees covered in snow

Trees covered in snow

Fencing

Fencing

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Making leaf mould (9)

Making leaf mould (9)

Hemerocallis fulva (Daylily)

Hemerocallis fulva (Daylily)

Philadelphus 'Sybille' (Mock orange)

Philadelphus 'Sybille' (Mock orange)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy)

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy)

Vine weevil - adult

Vine weevil - adult

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

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

Camellia japonica 'Gloire de Nantes'

Rhus typhina (Stag's Horn Sumach)

Rhus typhina (Stag's Horn Sumach)

Deutzia gracilis

Deutzia gracilis

Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary)

Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary)

Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist)

Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist)

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

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

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IMG_9966.jpg

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

Hawthorn shield/stink bug (Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale) on clematis

Isotoma 'Avantgarde Blue'

Isotoma 'Avantgarde Blue'

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

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

Angle Shades caterpillar (Phlogophora meticulosa)

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

Leucanthemum x superbum 'Aglaia' (Shasta daisy)

Palm House at Royal Botanic Gardens. Kew

Palm House at Royal Botanic Gardens. Kew

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

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

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Coconut palm

Coconut palm

Compost bin (traditional heap) - just emptied

Compost bin (traditional heap) - just emptied

<em>Clematis montana</em> Anemone clematis

Clematis montana Anemone clematis

Capsicum annuum (Bell pepper) - growing in the greenhouse

Capsicum annuum (Bell pepper) - growing in the greenhouse

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Azalea

Azalea

<em>Clematis armandii</em>

Clematis armandii

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Viburnum carlesii

Viburnum carlesii

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy with open seed pod)

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy with open seed pod)

Heron trying to catch fish

Heron trying to catch fish

Ribes sanguineum v. Glutinosum (Pink flowering currant)

Ribes sanguineum v. Glutinosum (Pink flowering currant)

Petunia

Petunia

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Common newt

Common newt

Vinca minor (Common periwinkle, Lesser periwinkle)

Vinca minor (Common periwinkle, Lesser periwinkle)

Cosmos 'Sensation'

Cosmos 'Sensation'

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

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

Mushroom

Mushroom

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

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

Dicentra spectabilis (Bleeding heart, Dutchman's trousers)

Alcea (Hollyhock) seed pod

Alcea (Hollyhock) seed pod

Spathiphyllum cochlearispathum (Peace Lily)

Spathiphyllum cochlearispathum (Peace Lily)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Plumbago auriculata syn. P. capensis (Cape leadwort)

Plumbago auriculata syn. P. capensis (Cape leadwort)

Cricket on flowerpot

Cricket on flowerpot

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

Common lizard (Zootoca vivipara)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Crocosmia (Montbretia)

Crocosmia (Montbretia)

<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)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Acer (Maple)

Acer (Maple)

Ladybird (14 spot) on lily

Ladybird (14 spot) on lily

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P1000146

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Pure White (Pansy)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Pure White (Pansy)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Papaver orientale 'Allegro'

Papaver orientale 'Allegro'

Fallopia japonica syn. Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed)

Fallopia japonica syn. Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed)

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P1010331-sml.jpg

Pyracantha 'Orange Glow' AGM (Firethorn)

Pyracantha 'Orange Glow' AGM (Firethorn)

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Coconut palm

Coconut palm

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

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

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

Mentha aquatica (Water mint)

Mentha aquatica (Water mint)

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

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

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Bougainvillea glabra

Bougainvillea glabra

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Campanula (Bellflower)

Campanula (Bellflower)

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

Crocus vernus Crocus, Dutch crocus, giant crocus

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

Crab spider (Misumena vatia - female)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

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

Bergenia cordifolia syn. Megasea (Saxifragaceae)

Aegopodium podagraria (Ground elder, Bishop's Weed)

Aegopodium podagraria (Ground elder, Bishop's Weed)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Rose (Pansy)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Rose (Pansy)

Formal garden in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Formal garden in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Hosta (Plantain lily, Funkia)

Hosta (Plantain lily, Funkia)

<em>Fuchsia</em>

Fuchsia

Lantana camara

Lantana camara

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Erica (Heath, Heather)

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

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

Strawberry - ripening fruit

Strawberry - ripening fruit

Compost bin (modular recycled plastic bins)

Compost bin (modular recycled plastic bins)

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

Vanessa atalanta Red Admiral butterfly

Garden lighting!!

Garden lighting!!

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Pentaglottis sempervirens (Green Alkanet)

Pentaglottis sempervirens (Green Alkanet)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Praying matis

Praying matis

Passiflora caerulea (Passion flower)

Passiflora caerulea (Passion flower)

New Guinea impatiens

New Guinea impatiens

Venus Fly Trap

Venus Fly Trap

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

Fritillaria meleagris (Snake's head fritillary)

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy)

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy)

Ornamental grass

Ornamental grass

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Banana

Banana

A conceptual garden at Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

A conceptual garden at Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

<em>Fuchsia</em>

Fuchsia

Washingtonia robusta (Fan palm)

Washingtonia robusta (Fan palm)

Alliaria petiolata (Garlic Mustard)

Alliaria petiolata (Garlic Mustard)

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Log pile

Log pile

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

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

<em>Clematis jackmanii</em>

Clematis jackmanii

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

Phymatocera aterrima (Solomon's seal sawfly) larvae

Cycas revoluta (Sago palm)

Cycas revoluta (Sago palm)

<em>Aster amellus</em>

Aster amellus

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

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

Malus sylvestris (Crab apple)

Rock Garden

Rock Garden

Alcea (Hollyhock) with bumble bee

Alcea (Hollyhock) with bumble bee

Hosta 'Yellow River'

Hosta 'Yellow River'

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Hemeocallis (Daylily)

Hemeocallis (Daylily)

Making leaf mould (14)

Making leaf mould (14)

Ipomoea

Ipomoea

Iris

Iris

Slug

Slug

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

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

Grass

Grass

Dilophus fibrilis (Fever Fly)

Dilophus fibrilis (Fever Fly)

Zantedeschia aethiopica (Arum lily)

Zantedeschia aethiopica (Arum lily)

Fennel (seedhead)

Fennel (seedhead)

Waterlily

Waterlily

Blossom

Blossom

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Primula

Primula

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

Malus sylvestris (Crab apple) blossom

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

Fuchsia 'Dollar Princess'

Choisya ternata 'Sundance' (Mexican orange blossom)

Choisya ternata 'Sundance' (Mexican orange blossom)

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

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

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

Primula vulgaris (primrose, common primrose, English primrose)

Alcea (Hollyhock) with bumble bee

Alcea (Hollyhock) with bumble bee

Bumble bee

Bumble bee

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Viburnum and cherry blossom

Viburnum and cherry blossom

Hosta

Hosta

Geranium

Geranium

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

Fritillaria meleagris (Snake's head fritillary)

Viola (Pansy)

Viola (Pansy)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

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

Lunaria annua (Honesty)

Enallagma cyathigerum  (Common blue damselfly)

Enallagma cyathigerum (Common blue damselfly)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Rose (Pansy)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Rose (Pansy)

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

Nursery web spider (Pisaura mirabilis)

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Petunia

Petunia

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Ants

Ants

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Polygonatum (Solomon's Seal)

Polygonatum (Solomon's Seal)

Chaenomeles (Quince)

Chaenomeles (Quince)

Delphinium (early growth)

Delphinium (early growth)

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

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Viburnum carlesii

Viburnum carlesii

<em>Dahlia</em>

Dahlia

Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary)

Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary)

Helenium autumnale

Helenium autumnale

Iris graminea (Iris)

Iris graminea (Iris)

Strawberry in a hanging basket

Strawberry in a hanging basket

Gunnera manicata

Gunnera manicata

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.

Lupin

Lupin

Astrantia major

Astrantia major

Vine weevil - adult

Vine weevil - adult

Malus floribunda (Japanese flowering crab apple)

Malus floribunda (Japanese flowering crab apple)

Mahonia japonica

Mahonia japonica

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

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

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

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Stag beetle (Adult)

Stag beetle (Adult)

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Vine weevil - adult

Vine weevil - adult

Making leaf mould (13)

Making leaf mould (13)

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

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

Juvenile european garden spiders (Araneus diadematus)

Rhododendron 'Snow Hill'

Rhododendron 'Snow Hill'

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

Clematis 'Lambton Park'

Crocosmia (Montbretia)

Crocosmia (Montbretia)

Dianthus

Dianthus

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

Forsythia x intermedia

Forsythia x intermedia

Forsythia x intermedia

Forsythia x intermedia

Nicotiana (Tobacco plant)

Nicotiana (Tobacco plant)

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Flame'

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Flame'

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

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.

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IMG_0289.jpg

Brassica oleracea Acephala Group (Red Curly Kale)

Brassica oleracea Acephala Group (Red Curly Kale)

Pieris formosa var. Forrestii 'Wakehurst'

Pieris formosa var. Forrestii 'Wakehurst'

Duck with ducklings

Duck with ducklings

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

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

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' (Ornamental onion)

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' (Ornamental onion)

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)

Cistus x purpureus (Rock rose, Sun rose)

Cistus x purpureus (Rock rose, Sun rose)

Primula 'Candelabra' (Candelabra primula)

Primula 'Candelabra' (Candelabra primula)

Cherry blossom

Cherry blossom

Plumbago auriculata syn. P. capensis (Cape leadwort)

Plumbago auriculata syn. P. capensis (Cape leadwort)

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

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

Laurel

Laurel

Gazania

Gazania

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Cacti

Cacti

Cycas revoluta (Sago palm)

Cycas revoluta (Sago palm)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Viola (Pansy)

Viola (Pansy)

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

Petunia

Petunia

Viola (Pansy)

Viola (Pansy)

Malus domestica (Apple)

Malus domestica (Apple)

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

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

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Flame'

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Flame'

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P1020005.jpg

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IMG_1514.jpg

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

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

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

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

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

Phymatocera aterrima (Solomon's seal sawfly) larvae

Gazania

Gazania

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

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

Camellia japonica 'Contessa Lavinia Maggi'

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

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

Making leaf mould (11)

Making leaf mould (11)

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Flame'

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Flame'

Lantana camara

Lantana camara

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Malus domestica 'Bramley's Seedling' (Apple)

Malus domestica 'Bramley's Seedling' (Apple)

Slug

Slug

Cacti

Cacti

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

Fritillaria imperialis 'Lutea' (Crown Imperial)

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

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender)

Centaurea nigra (Common knapweed, Hardheads)

Centaurea nigra (Common knapweed, Hardheads)

Stag beetle (Larva,grub)

Stag beetle (Larva,grub)

Ladybird (2 spot)

Ladybird (2 spot)

Rosa (Rose)

Rosa (Rose)

Calendula officinalis (Pot marigold, marigold)

Calendula officinalis (Pot marigold, marigold)

Compost bin (modular recycled plastic bins)

Compost bin (modular recycled plastic bins)

Wisteria sinensis (Chinese wisteria)

Wisteria sinensis (Chinese wisteria)

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Palm

Palm

Mahonia japonica

Mahonia japonica

Ladybird (2 spot) on sweet pea

Ladybird (2 spot) on sweet pea

Ladybird larvae

Ladybird larvae

Syringa (Lilac)

Syringa (Lilac)

Wildflower Display

Wildflower Display

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

Dahlia 'Arabian Knight'

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Strawberry - ripening fruit

Strawberry - ripening fruit

<em>Clematis armandii</em>

Clematis armandii

Strawberry flowers

Strawberry flowers

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

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

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Azalea

Azalea

Sempervivum (Houseleek)

Sempervivum (Houseleek)

Palm

Palm

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Euphorbia milii var. splendens (Coronne des Epines)

Euphorbia milii var. splendens (Coronne des Epines)

Rosa 'Sweet Chariot' (Rose)

Rosa 'Sweet Chariot' (Rose)

Rhododendron 'John Cairns'

Rhododendron 'John Cairns'

Moss in the lawn

Moss in the lawn

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

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

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

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender)

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Deutzia gracilis

Deutzia gracilis

Banana

Banana

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

Betula pendula (Birch)

Betula pendula (Birch)

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P1010328-sml.jpg

Wildflower Display

Wildflower Display

<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)

Scabiosa (Scabious, Pincushion flower)

Scabiosa (Scabious, Pincushion flower)

Primula

Primula

Beta vulgaris var. cicla (Swiss Chard)

Beta vulgaris var. cicla (Swiss Chard)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

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

Cyclamen purpurascens syn. C. europaeum, C. fatrense

Viola (Pansy)

Viola (Pansy)

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Ladybird (7 spot)

Ladybird (7 spot)

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>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

Ranunculus (Buttercup)

Ranunculus (Buttercup)

Pieris formosa var. Forrestii 'Wakehurst'

Pieris formosa var. Forrestii 'Wakehurst'

Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Chile Black'

Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Chile Black'

Agave

Agave

Nymphaea (Water lily)

Nymphaea (Water lily)

Iris

Iris

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Fern

Fern

Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist)

Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist)

Petunia

Petunia

Bougainvillea glabra

Bougainvillea glabra

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

Dicentra spectabilis (Bleeding heart, Dutchman's trousers)

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>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

Strawberry - ripening fruit

Strawberry - ripening fruit

Centranthus ruber (valerian, red valerian)

Centranthus ruber (valerian, red valerian)

Landscape with bluebells

Landscape with bluebells

Campanula (Bellflower)

Campanula (Bellflower)

Ocimum basilicum (Basil, Sweet basil)

Ocimum basilicum (Basil, Sweet basil)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

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

Crocus tommasinianus (Crocus) Galanthus (snowdrop)

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IMG_1070.jpg

Wisteria brachybotrys 'Shiro Kapitan'

Wisteria brachybotrys 'Shiro Kapitan'

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech)

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech)

Primula

Primula

Mahonia japonica

Mahonia japonica

Petunia

Petunia

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower) fading flower head

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower) fading flower head

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.

Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist)

Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist)

Viola (Pansy)

Viola (Pansy)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

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

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

Iris

Iris

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Rhododendron 'Everestianum'

Rhododendron 'Everestianum'

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

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

Quercus rubra (Red oak)

Quercus rubra (Red oak)

Enallagma cyathigerum  (Common blue damselfly)

Enallagma cyathigerum (Common blue damselfly)

Diascia fetcaniensis

Diascia fetcaniensis

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

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

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

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

Geometra papilionaria Large Emerald moth

Anemone blanda

Anemone blanda

Viburnum carlesii

Viburnum carlesii

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

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

Solanum dulcamara (Woody nightshade)

Vinca major subsp hirsuta (Large Periwinkle, Greater Periwinkle)

Vinca major subsp hirsuta (Large Periwinkle, Greater Periwinkle)

Bergenia syn. Megasea (Saxifragaceae)

Bergenia syn. Megasea (Saxifragaceae)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Hemerocallis fulva (Daylily)

Hemerocallis fulva (Daylily)

Lathyrus odoratus (Sweet pea)

Lathyrus odoratus (Sweet pea)

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Pelargonium (Geranium)

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

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

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Petunia

Petunia

Quercus robur (Common oak)

Quercus robur (Common oak)

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

Allium 'Globemaster' AGM (ornamental onion)

Garden design

Garden design

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Sorbus aucuparia (Mountain ash, Rowan)

Sorbus aucuparia (Mountain ash, Rowan)

Agapanthus africanus 'Black Pantha'

Agapanthus africanus 'Black Pantha'

Deer

Deer

Frozen water

Frozen water

<em>Clematis</em> 'Cezanne'

Clematis 'Cezanne'

Oxalis articulata (Shamrock)

Oxalis articulata (Shamrock)

Compost bin (traditional heap)

Compost bin (traditional heap)

Leaf mould (finely chopped after running over with lawnmower)

Leaf mould (finely chopped after running over with lawnmower)

Making leaf mould (4)

Making leaf mould (4)

Mentha aquatica (Water mint)

Mentha aquatica (Water mint)

<em>Clematis</em> 'Arabella'

Clematis 'Arabella'

Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Chile Black'

Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Chile Black'

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

Malus sylvestris (Crab apple) blossom

Hebe

Hebe

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

Malus sylvestris (Crab apple) blossom

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IMG_1079.jpg

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

Philadelphus 'Sybille' (Mock orange)

Philadelphus 'Sybille' (Mock orange)

Container display

Container display

Primula

Primula

<em>Verbena bonariensis</em>

Verbena bonariensis

Zantedeschia albomaculata (Calla Lily, Arum Lily)

Zantedeschia albomaculata (Calla Lily, Arum Lily)

Gladiolus communis (Gladioli)

Gladiolus communis (Gladioli)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Lathyrus odoratus 'Fragrant skies' (Sweet pea)

Lathyrus odoratus 'Fragrant skies' (Sweet pea)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Split tomato due to infrequent watering

Split tomato due to infrequent watering

Hyacinthus orientalis (Hyacinth, Dutch Hyacinth)

Hyacinthus orientalis (Hyacinth, Dutch Hyacinth)

Echinops ritro (Thistle, Globe Thistle)

Echinops ritro (Thistle, Globe Thistle)

Split tomato due to infrequent watering

Split tomato due to infrequent watering

Cyclamen

Cyclamen

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

Large white, cabbage white (Pieris brassicae) caterpillar

Ladybird (7 spot)

Ladybird (7 spot)

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

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

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

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

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

Prunus serrulata (cherry, blossom)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Primula

Primula

Quercus rubra (Red oak)

Quercus rubra (Red oak)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Alcea (Hollyhock) seedling

Alcea (Hollyhock) seedling

Papaver orientale (Ornamental poppy)

Papaver orientale (Ornamental poppy)

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' (Spotted laurel)

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' (Spotted laurel)

<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'

Centranthus ruber (valerian, red valerian)

Centranthus ruber (valerian, red valerian)

Piptoporus betulinus (Birch polypore, bracket or birch fungus )

Piptoporus betulinus (Birch polypore, bracket or birch fungus )

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Making leaf mould (12)

Making leaf mould (12)

Cytisus scoparius (Broom)

Cytisus scoparius (Broom)

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

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

Ribes nigrum (Blackcurrant)

Ribes nigrum (Blackcurrant)

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

Ilex aquifolium (Holly)

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

Cistus (Rock rose)

Cistus (Rock rose)

Hebe

Hebe

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower) seedlings

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower) seedlings

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

Corylus avellana (Hazel) catkins

Corylus avellana (Hazel) catkins

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

Rudbeckia hitra 'Rustic Dwarf'

<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)

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

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

Brassica rapa (Turnip)

Brassica rapa (Turnip)

Slugs

Slugs

Hedera helix 'Goldheart' (Common english ivy)

Hedera helix 'Goldheart' (Common english ivy)

Convallaria majalis (Lily-of-the-valley)

Convallaria majalis (Lily-of-the-valley)

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

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Compost bin (traditional heap) - just emptied

Compost bin (traditional heap) - just emptied

Small water feature

Small water feature

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

Hyacinthus orientalis (Hyacinth, Dutch Hyacinth)

Hyacinthus orientalis (Hyacinth, Dutch Hyacinth)

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Helenium autumnale 'Moerheim Beauty' (Sneezeweed)

Helenium autumnale 'Moerheim Beauty' (Sneezeweed)

Centranthus ruber (valerian, red valerian)

Centranthus ruber (valerian, red valerian)

Araucaria araucana (Monkey-puzzle)

Araucaria araucana (Monkey-puzzle)

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

Malus floribunda (Japanese flowering crab apple)

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

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

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Alcea (Hollyhock) seed pod

Alcea (Hollyhock) seed pod

Fairy statue from 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Fairy statue from 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Grass roof

Grass roof

<em>Clematis armandii</em>

Clematis armandii

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Trees covered in snow

Trees covered in snow

Quercus robur (Common oak) with spangle gall

Quercus robur (Common oak) with spangle gall

Lilium (Asiatic Lily)

Lilium (Asiatic Lily)

Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort, Fighting cocks)

Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort, Fighting cocks)

Primula

Primula

Azalea

Azalea

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

<em>Clematis</em>

Clematis

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Landscape with bluebells

Landscape with bluebells

Rosa canina (Dog rose)

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

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

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

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

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

Cherry

Cherry

Polypodium vulgare (Fern) spores

Polypodium vulgare (Fern) spores

Fremontodendron californicum 'California Glory' (California Flannel Bush)

Fremontodendron californicum 'California Glory' (California Flannel Bush)

Making leaf mould (15)

Making leaf mould (15)

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

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

Trametes versicolor (Turkeytail)

Rubus (Blackberry, Bramble)

Rubus (Blackberry, Bramble)

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - catkins

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - catkins

Oxalis articulata (Shamrock)

Oxalis articulata (Shamrock)

Lavatera (Tree mallow)

Lavatera (Tree mallow)

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

Camellia japonica 'Gloire de Nantes' - seed pod

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Mixed border at Hampton Court Palace

Mixed border at Hampton Court Palace

Daisy

Daisy

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Wildflower Display

Wildflower Display

Anthurium

Anthurium

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

Yucca aloifolia (Spanish bayonet)

Yucca aloifolia (Spanish bayonet)

Hemeocallis fulva (Daylily)

Hemeocallis fulva (Daylily)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Viburnum

Viburnum

Rosa 'Ballerina' (Polyantha rose)

Rosa 'Ballerina' (Polyantha rose)

Magnolia

Magnolia

Primula

Primula

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

Pale tussock (Calliteara pudibunda) caterpillar

Small water feature

Small water feature

Compost bin (just starting the composting process)

Compost bin (just starting the composting process)

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

Common lizard (Zootoca vivipara)

Cyclamen

Cyclamen

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

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

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

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Alcea (Hollyhock) with bumble bee

Alcea (Hollyhock) with bumble bee

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IMG_0126.jpg

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

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

Malus sylvestris (Crab apple) blossom

Aeshna juncea (Common Hawker) - Dragonfly

Aeshna juncea (Common Hawker) - Dragonfly

Citrus sinensis (Sweet Orange)

Citrus sinensis (Sweet Orange)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Ants

Ants

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

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

Dianthus

Dianthus

Hosta (Plantain lily, Funkia)

Hosta (Plantain lily, Funkia)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Ipomoea hederacea (Morning glory)

Ipomoea hederacea (Morning glory)

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

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

<em>Fuchsia</em>

Fuchsia

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

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

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

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

Lavandula stoechas (French lavender)

Quercus robur (Oak, English oak, Common oak)

Quercus robur (Oak, English oak, Common oak)

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

Iris ensata (Japanese clematis flowered iris, Japanese iris)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' (Spotted laurel)

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' (Spotted laurel)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

<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)

Crocosmia (Montbretia)

Crocosmia (Montbretia)

Philadelphus 'Sybille' (Mock orange)

Philadelphus 'Sybille' (Mock orange)

Yucca aloifolia (Spanish bayonet)

Yucca aloifolia (Spanish bayonet)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Coconut palm

Coconut palm

Azalea

Azalea

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P1000147

Salvia officinalis 'Purpurascens' (Purple sage)

Salvia officinalis 'Purpurascens' (Purple sage)

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

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

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Viola odorata (Sweet violet , pansy)

Viola odorata (Sweet violet , pansy)

Seed propagation

Seed propagation

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P1010744.jpg

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

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

Pisum sativum (Pea)

Pisum sativum (Pea)

Bumble bee

Bumble bee

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Potting on 4

Potting on 4

Quercus rubra (Red oak)

Quercus rubra (Red oak)

Banana

Banana

Kniphofia (Red hot poker, torch lily)

Kniphofia (Red hot poker, torch lily)

Araucaria araucana (Monkey-puzzle)

Araucaria araucana (Monkey-puzzle)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Crocosmia x latifolia 'Lucifer' (Montbretia)

Crocosmia x latifolia 'Lucifer' (Montbretia)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Prunus spinosa (Blackthorn)

Prunus spinosa (Blackthorn)

Ipomoea hederacea (Morning glory)

Ipomoea hederacea (Morning glory)

Mildew on melon plant

Mildew on melon plant

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Compost bin (traditional heap)

Compost bin (traditional heap)

Lysichiton americanus (Skunk cabbage)

Lysichiton americanus (Skunk cabbage)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Geranium 'Johnson's Blue' (Cranesbill)

Geranium 'Johnson's Blue' (Cranesbill)

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

Slowworm (Anguis fragilis)

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

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

Crocus vernus Crocus, Dutch crocus, giant crocus

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Lobelia erinus

Lobelia erinus

Acer palmatum 'Seiryu' (Maple, Japanese maple)

Acer palmatum 'Seiryu' (Maple, Japanese maple)

Lonicera pileata (Privet honeysuckle)

Lonicera pileata (Privet honeysuckle)

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

Cotoneaster simonsii (Himalyan cotoneaster)

Malus domestica (Apple)

Malus domestica (Apple)

Ismene x fetalis (Peruvian daffodil, spider lily)

Ismene x fetalis (Peruvian daffodil, spider lily)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Blackfly on philadelphus

Blackfly on philadelphus

Difference in size of oak leaf

Difference in size of oak leaf

Caterpiller

Caterpiller

Gazania

Gazania

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

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

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

<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'

Vinca minor (Common periwinkle, Lesser periwinkle)

Vinca minor (Common periwinkle, Lesser periwinkle)

Fig

Fig

Formal garden in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Formal garden in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Centranthus ruber (valerian, red valerian)

Centranthus ruber (valerian, red valerian)

Campanula takesimana (Korean Bellflower, Bellflower)

Campanula takesimana (Korean Bellflower, Bellflower)

Garden design

Garden design

Primula 'Candelabra' (Candelabra primula)

Primula 'Candelabra' (Candelabra primula)

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

Fritillaria meleagris (Snake's head fritillary)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Blossom

Blossom

Landscape with bluebells

Landscape with bluebells

Lychnis coronaria (Rose Campion)

Lychnis coronaria (Rose Campion)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Primula

Primula

Zantedeschia albomaculata (Calla Lily, Arum Lily)

Zantedeschia albomaculata (Calla Lily, Arum Lily)

Primula

Primula

Belted hoverfly <em>Volucella zonaria</em>

Belted hoverfly Volucella zonaria

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

Prunus serrulata 'Kanzan' AGM (cherry, blossom)

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Black Eyed Susan

Black Eyed Susan

Quercus robur (Common oak) with oak apple gall

Quercus robur (Common oak) with oak apple gall

Chusquea culeou

Chusquea culeou

Ulex europaeus (Common Gorse)

Ulex europaeus (Common Gorse)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Viburnum opulus (Guelder Rose) berries

Viburnum opulus (Guelder Rose) berries

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

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

Cistus (Rock rose)

Cistus (Rock rose)

<em>Clematis</em>

Clematis

Hebe

Hebe

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

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IMG_9171.jpg

Formal garden in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Formal garden in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Gunnera manicata

Gunnera manicata

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image69

Gerbera (African daisy)

Gerbera (African daisy)

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

Camellia japonica 'Gloire de Nantes'

Piptoporus betulinus (Birch polypore, bracket or birch fungus )

Piptoporus betulinus (Birch polypore, bracket or birch fungus )

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

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

Pinus sylvestris (Scots pine)

Houttuynia cordata 'Variegata'

Houttuynia cordata 'Variegata'

Hieracium pilosella (Hawkweed)

Hieracium pilosella (Hawkweed)

Chaenomeles japonica (Quince)

Chaenomeles japonica (Quince)

<em>Fuchsia</em> 'Multa'

Fuchsia 'Multa'

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

Canna (Canna lily) poss. 'Durban'

Rhododendron 'Hugh Koster'

Rhododendron 'Hugh Koster'

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Formal garden in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Formal garden in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Azalea

Azalea

Compost bin (finish compost ready to be used)

Compost bin (finish compost ready to be used)

Ladybird (7 spot)

Ladybird (7 spot)

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Stag beetle (Larva,grub)

Stag beetle (Larva,grub)

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image15

Scabiosa (Scabious, Pincushion flower)

Scabiosa (Scabious, Pincushion flower)

<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

Pricking out

Pricking out

Cucurbita pepo (Pumpkin)

Cucurbita pepo (Pumpkin)

Quercus robur (Oak, English oak, Common oak)

Quercus robur (Oak, English oak, Common oak)

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

Leucophyta brownii (Cushion bush)

Quercus robur (Oak, English oak, Common oak)

Quercus robur (Oak, English oak, Common oak)

Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' AGM (Lilyturf)

Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' AGM (Lilyturf)

Viola odorata (Sweet violet , pansy)

Viola odorata (Sweet violet , pansy)

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnut catkins

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnut catkins

Clematis

Clematis

Plumbago auriculata syn. P. capensis (Cape leadwort)

Plumbago auriculata syn. P. capensis (Cape leadwort)

Spider

Spider

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

Hawthorn shield bug (Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale)

Azalea

Azalea

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Erica (Heath, Heather)

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

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender) with bee

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

Song thrush sitting on vibunum in the snow

Song thrush sitting on vibunum in the snow

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

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.

Squirrel

Squirrel

Courgette

Courgette

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Hypochoeris radicata (Cat's-ear)

Hypochoeris radicata (Cat's-ear)

Tulip

Tulip

Quercus robur (Common oak) - covered in snow

Quercus robur (Common oak) - covered in snow

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

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

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

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

Astrantia major

Astrantia major

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

Convallaria majalis (Lily-of-the-valley)

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

Ilex aquifolium (Holly)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

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

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

Grass snake

Grass snake

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Washingtonia robusta (Fan palm)

Washingtonia robusta (Fan palm)

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

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

Cercis siliquastrum (Judas tree, Redbud)

Cercis siliquastrum (Judas tree, Redbud)

Pelargonium Ivy-leaved hybrid (Geranium)

Pelargonium Ivy-leaved hybrid (Geranium)

Blossom

Blossom

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

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

Mahonia japonica

Mahonia japonica

Blossom

Blossom

Pond

Pond

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Alliaria petiolata (Garlic Mustard)

Alliaria petiolata (Garlic Mustard)

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)

Slug

Slug

Agapanthus africanus 'Bressingham white'  (African lily)

Agapanthus africanus 'Bressingham white' (African lily)

Lemon

Lemon

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

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

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

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

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender)

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

Crocus vernus Crocus, Dutch crocus, giant crocus

<em>Fuchsia</em>

Fuchsia

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

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

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P1020299

Rhus typhina (Stag's Horn Sumach)

Rhus typhina (Stag's Horn Sumach)

Erica (Heath , Heather)

Erica (Heath , Heather)

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

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

Seedling (Tomato)

Seedling (Tomato)

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Forget-me-not

Forget-me-not

Petunia

Petunia

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

Narcissus 'Camelot' (Daffodil)

Rosa (Rose)

Rosa (Rose)

Patio planter with a lilac theme

Patio planter with a lilac theme

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P1010184-sml.jpg

Viburnum carlesii

Viburnum carlesii

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

Cedrus deodara - Deodar cedar, Himalayan cedar

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily) - Bulb

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily) - Bulb

Primula

Primula

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

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

<em>Dahlia</em>

Dahlia

Pelargonium (Geranium) - mass planting

Pelargonium (Geranium) - mass planting

Mahonia japonica

Mahonia japonica

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Thumus vulgaris (Thyme)

Thumus vulgaris (Thyme)

Elephant statue from 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Elephant statue from 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Aesculus hippocastanum (Horse-chestnut)

Aesculus hippocastanum (Horse-chestnut)

Ceanothus (Californian Lilac)

Ceanothus (Californian Lilac)

<em>Clematis</em>

Clematis

Mushroom

Mushroom

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

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

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

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

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Lantana camara

Lantana camara

Nymphaea (Water lily)

Nymphaea (Water lily)

<em>Fuchsia</em>

Fuchsia

Hosta

Hosta

Rhamnus alaternus 'Argenteovariegata' (AGM)

Rhamnus alaternus 'Argenteovariegata' (AGM)

Viola (Pansy) - yellow with blotch

Viola (Pansy) - yellow with blotch

Campanula (Bellflower)

Campanula (Bellflower)

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

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

Buddleia, butterfly bush

Buddleia, butterfly bush

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

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

Yucca aloifolia (Spanish bayonet)

Yucca aloifolia (Spanish bayonet)

Azalea

Azalea

Nandina domestica (Heavenly bamboo)

Nandina domestica (Heavenly bamboo)

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

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

Acanthus spinosus (Bears breeches)

Acanthus spinosus (Bears breeches)

Hosta 'Francee'

Hosta 'Francee'

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image6

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

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.

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

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

Dandelion

Dandelion

Azalea

Azalea

<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'

Papaver orientale 'Allegro'

Papaver orientale 'Allegro'

Ladybird larvae

Ladybird larvae

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

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

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

Scabiosa (Scabious, Pincushion flower)

Scabiosa (Scabious, Pincushion flower)

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Flame'

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Flame'

Duck

Duck

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

Juvenile european garden spiders (Araneus diadematus)

Ladybird

Ladybird

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnut catkins

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnut catkins

Curcurbita (Marrow)

Curcurbita (Marrow)

Pinching out side shoots from cordon tomatoes (3)

Pinching out side shoots from cordon tomatoes (3)

Gunnera manicata

Gunnera manicata

Kerria japonica var. Japonica with Chenomeles speciosa growing through

Kerria japonica var. Japonica with Chenomeles speciosa growing through

Patio planter with a white theme

Patio planter with a white theme

Hottonia palustris (Water violet , Featherfoil)

Hottonia palustris (Water violet , Featherfoil)

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

Dahlia 'Topmix Red'

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

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender) with hoverfly

<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)

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

Narcissus 'Camelot' (Daffodil)

Lobelia erinus

Lobelia erinus

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image85

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)

Caterpiller

Caterpiller

Vinca minor (Common periwinkle, Lesser periwinkle)

Vinca minor (Common periwinkle, Lesser periwinkle)

Deutzia crenata

Deutzia crenata

<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

Primula

Primula

Papaver (Poppy)

Papaver (Poppy)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato)

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Verbena 'Waterfall Mixed'

Verbena 'Waterfall Mixed'

Daisy

Daisy

Duck

Duck

Euphorbia milii var. splendens (Coronne des Epines)

Euphorbia milii var. splendens (Coronne des Epines)

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P1010178-sml.jpg

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

Convallaria majalis (Lily-of-the-valley)

Callistemon citrinus (Bottlebrush)

Callistemon citrinus (Bottlebrush)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Syringa (Lilac)

Syringa (Lilac)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Almond

Almond

Cherry blossom

Cherry blossom

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

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

Agave

Agave

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

<em>Clematis armandii</em>

Clematis armandii

Gerbera (African daisy)

Gerbera (African daisy)

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

Prunus serrulata 'Kanzan' AGM (cherry, blossom)

Malus domestica (Apple)

Malus domestica (Apple)

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

Lactuca sativa (Lettuce)

Lactuca sativa (Lettuce)

Maybug, cockchafer (Melolontha melolontha)

Maybug, cockchafer (Melolontha melolontha)

Slug

Slug

Hemeocallis fulva (Daylily)

Hemeocallis fulva (Daylily)

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Prunus laurocerasus (Laurel)

Prunus laurocerasus (Laurel)

Clianthus punieus 'Albus'

Clianthus punieus 'Albus'

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

Amanita muscaria (Fly agaric)

Wild garlic

Wild garlic

Lichen on oak branch

Lichen on oak branch

Lonicera (Honeysuckle)

Lonicera (Honeysuckle)

Banana

Banana

Forget-me-not

Forget-me-not

Viola (Pansy)

Viola (Pansy)

Colutea arborescens (Common bladder senna)

Colutea arborescens (Common bladder senna)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Centaurea nigra (Common knapweed, Hardheads)

Centaurea nigra (Common knapweed, Hardheads)

Lantana camara

Lantana camara

Cistus (Rock rose)

Cistus (Rock rose)

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

Narcissus 'Camelot' (Daffodil)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Vine weevil - juvenile

Vine weevil - juvenile

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

Hawthorn shield/stink bug (Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale)

Wild garlic

Wild garlic

Making leaf mould (16)

Making leaf mould (16)

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

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

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

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

Malus domestica (Apple)

Malus domestica (Apple)

Forsythia x intermedia 'Golden Bells'

Forsythia x intermedia 'Golden Bells'

Ceanothus (Californian Lilac)

Ceanothus (Californian Lilac)

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

Piptoporus betulinus (Birch polypore, bracket or birch fungus )

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

Euphorbia

Euphorbia

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IMG_1516.jpg

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

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

Hebe

Hebe

Hosta 'Tardiana group'  (Plantain lily, Funkia)

Hosta 'Tardiana group' (Plantain lily, Funkia)

Woods in late spring

Woods in late spring

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IMG_9227.jpg

Pond cover

Pond cover

Quercus robur (Oak) tree

Quercus robur (Oak) tree

Deutzia gracilis

Deutzia gracilis

Compost bin (just starting the composting process)

Compost bin (just starting the composting process)

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)

Viola (Pansy)

Viola (Pansy)

Ladybird (14 spot) on lily

Ladybird (14 spot) on lily

Plumbago auriculata syn. P. capensis (Cape leadwort)

Plumbago auriculata syn. P. capensis (Cape leadwort)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

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

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

Potting on 1

Potting on 1

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)

Ceanothus (Californian Lilac)

Ceanothus (Californian Lilac)

Hemeocallis (Daylily)

Hemeocallis (Daylily)

Large beefsteak tomato

Large beefsteak tomato

Ajuga reptans (Bugle)

Ajuga reptans (Bugle)

Lonicera (Honeysuckle)

Lonicera (Honeysuckle)

Lotus corniculatus (Bird's-foot-trefoil)

Lotus corniculatus (Bird's-foot-trefoil)

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Laurus (laurel) in flower

Laurus (laurel) in flower

Beta vulgaris var. cicla (Swiss Chard)

Beta vulgaris var. cicla (Swiss Chard)

Primula

Primula

Campanula (Bellflower)

Campanula (Bellflower)

Brachycome angustifolia

Brachycome angustifolia

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

Primula vulgaris (primrose, common primrose, English primrose)

Duck

Duck

Seedling (Tomato)

Seedling (Tomato)

Magnolia

Magnolia

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Ladybird

Ladybird

Viola (Pansy)

Viola (Pansy)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lentern rose, Hellebore)

Ribes nigrum (Blackcurrant)

Ribes nigrum (Blackcurrant)

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy - ripe seed pod)

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy - ripe seed pod)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Geranium 'Johnson's Blue' (Cranesbill)

Geranium 'Johnson's Blue' (Cranesbill)

Callistemon citrinus (Bottlebrush)

Callistemon citrinus (Bottlebrush)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

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

Camellia japonica 'Gloire de Nantes'

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Pinching out tomatoes

Pinching out tomatoes

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

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

Iris ensata (Japanese clematis flowered iris, Japanese iris)

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

Convallaria majalis (Lily-of-the-valley)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

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

Solanum nigrum (Black nightshade)

Lemon

Lemon

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IMG_6817.jpg

Almond

Almond

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Pure White (Pansy)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Pure White (Pansy)

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

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

Mushroom

Mushroom

Cytisus scoparius (Broom)

Cytisus scoparius (Broom)

Hemeocallis fulva (Daylily)

Hemeocallis fulva (Daylily)

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

Large white, cabbage white (Pieris brassicae) caterpillar

<em>Crocus biflorus</em>

Crocus biflorus

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

Prunus serrulata (cherry, blossom)

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P1000151

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

Geometra papilionaria Large Emerald moth

Blue tit on feeding station

Blue tit on feeding station

Rhododendron 'John Cairns'

Rhododendron 'John Cairns'

Primula

Primula

Anthurium

Anthurium

Saxifraga x arendsii

Saxifraga x arendsii

Frozen shrub

Frozen shrub

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

Large rose sawfly (Arge pagana) larva

Malus domestica (Apple) - fan trained

Malus domestica (Apple) - fan trained

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

Amanita muscaria (Fly agaric)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Ladybird (Pine) on philadelphus

Ladybird (Pine) on philadelphus

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image54

Hypochaeris radicata (Cat's-ear)

Hypochaeris radicata (Cat's-ear)

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

Primula denticulata (bog primula, drumstick primrose)

Skimmia japonica 'Rubella'

Skimmia japonica 'Rubella'

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Ribes nigrum (Blackcurrant)

Ribes nigrum (Blackcurrant)

Ceratonia siliqua (Carob tree)

Ceratonia siliqua (Carob tree)

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)

Wisteria sinensis (Chinese wisteria)

Wisteria sinensis (Chinese wisteria)

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Cistus x purpureus (Rock rose, Sun rose)

Cistus x purpureus (Rock rose, Sun rose)

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.

Lamium album (White Dead Nettle)

Lamium album (White Dead Nettle)

Making leaf mould (10)

Making leaf mould (10)

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Hebe

Hebe

Hebe

Hebe

Bumble bee on Thymus vulagris (Thyme)

Bumble bee on Thymus vulagris (Thyme)

Pinching out side shoots from cordon tomatoes (2)

Pinching out side shoots from cordon tomatoes (2)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Vine weevil - adult

Vine weevil - adult

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

Aster amellus 'King George' [AGM]

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

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

Malus domestica (Apple) - fan trained

Malus domestica (Apple) - fan trained

Slug

Slug

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Primula

Primula

Rose Perpétué

Rose Perpétué

Chaenomeles (Quince)

Chaenomeles (Quince)

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)

Lavatera (Tree mallow)

Lavatera (Tree mallow)

Rope trellis

Rope trellis

Malus floribunda (Japanese flowering crab apple)

Malus floribunda (Japanese flowering crab apple)

Colutea arborescens (Common bladder senna)

Colutea arborescens (Common bladder senna)

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum

<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)

Formal arch in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Formal arch in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Succulent

Succulent

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Frozen water

Frozen water

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

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

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

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

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

Bougainvillea 'Purple-Robe'

Bougainvillea 'Purple-Robe'

Compost bin (tumbler bin)

Compost bin (tumbler bin)

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P1010180-sml.jpg

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

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

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender) with Bee

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

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

Dahlia 'Golden Emblem'

Prunus domestica 'Victoria' (Victoria plum)

Prunus domestica 'Victoria' (Victoria plum)

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

Cyclamen purpurascens syn. C. europaeum, C. fatrense

Paeonia suffruticosa 'Yoshinogawa' (Peony)

Paeonia suffruticosa 'Yoshinogawa' (Peony)

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

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

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

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

Cytisus scoparius (Broom)

Cytisus scoparius (Broom)

Blight on tomatoes

Blight on tomatoes

Zantedeschia aethiopica (Arum Lily, Calla Lily)

Zantedeschia aethiopica (Arum Lily, Calla Lily)

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

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender)

Waterfall

Waterfall

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Hyacinthus orientalis (Hyacinth, Dutch Hyacinth)

Hyacinthus orientalis (Hyacinth, Dutch Hyacinth)

Gazania

Gazania

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

Solanum nigrum (Black nightshade)

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Echinops ritro (Thistle, Globe Thistle)

Echinops ritro (Thistle, Globe Thistle)

Tulip

Tulip

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Rosehips over water

Rosehips over water

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

Lycoperdon perlatum (Common puffball)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Caterpillar eating hollyhock flower

Caterpillar eating hollyhock flower

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

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender) with Bee

Malus domestica 'Bramley's Seedling' (Apple)

Malus domestica 'Bramley's Seedling' (Apple)

Typha latifolia (Bulrush)

Typha latifolia (Bulrush)

Yucca aloifolia (Spanish bayonet)

Yucca aloifolia (Spanish bayonet)

Azalea

Azalea

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

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

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

Iris

Iris

Making leaf mould (5)

Making leaf mould (5)

Washingtonia robusta

Washingtonia robusta

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Hyacinthus orientalis (Hyacinth, Dutch Hyacinth)

Hyacinthus orientalis (Hyacinth, Dutch Hyacinth)

Bumble bee on Hyacinth

Bumble bee on Hyacinth

Common frog

Common frog

Water Snail

Water Snail

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

Dicentra spectabilis (Bleeding heart, Dutchman's trousers)

P1000144

P1000144

<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'

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

Speckled bush cricket (juvenile) Leptophyes punctatissima

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

Garden design

Garden design

Euphorbia

Euphorbia

P1000241

P1000241

Knarled bark of tree

Knarled bark of tree

Waterlily

Waterlily

Philadelphus 'Sybille' (Mock orange)

Philadelphus 'Sybille' (Mock orange)

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P1000015

Slug

Slug

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

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

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

Leaf miner

Leaf miner

<em>Clematis montana</em> Anemone clematis

Clematis montana Anemone clematis

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image42

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.

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

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

Summer bedding planter

Summer bedding planter

Primula

Primula

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

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

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Rheum palmatum (Rhubarb) leaves

Rheum palmatum (Rhubarb) leaves

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Bromeliaceae (Bromeliad)

Bromeliaceae (Bromeliad)

Fencing

Fencing

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' (Ornamental onion)

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' (Ornamental onion)

Primula japonica

Primula japonica

Roof Garden

Roof Garden

Cistus x purpureus (Rock rose, Sun rose)

Cistus x purpureus (Rock rose, Sun rose)

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

Tilia x europaea (Common lime)

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

Large white, cabbage white (Pieris brassicae) caterpillar

<em>Crocus biflorus</em>

Crocus biflorus

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' (Ornamental onion)

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' (Ornamental onion)

Bromeliaceae (Bromeliad)

Bromeliaceae (Bromeliad)

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

Sarracenia North American pitcher plant

Pyracantha rogersiana 'Flava'

Pyracantha rogersiana 'Flava'

Gerbera (African daisy)

Gerbera (African daisy)

Taxus baccata (Yew)

Taxus baccata (Yew)

Antique tractor

Antique tractor

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

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

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

Blight on tomatoes

Blight on tomatoes

Lupin

Lupin

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Nicotiana (Tobacco plant)

Nicotiana (Tobacco plant)

Rosa (Rose)

Rosa (Rose)

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

Aglais io Peacock butterfly (European peacock)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

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

Dicentra spectabilis (Bleeding heart, Dutchman's trousers)

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

Eryngium giganteum (Miss Wilmott's ghost)

Euphorbia

Euphorbia

Cordyline australis 'Purpurea' (Cabbage palm)

Cordyline australis 'Purpurea' (Cabbage palm)

<em>Clematis</em>

Clematis

Forsythia x intermedia

Forsythia x intermedia

Caterpiller

Caterpiller

Mushroom

Mushroom

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IMG_0030.jpg

Pelargonium Ivy-leaved hybrid (Geranium)

Pelargonium Ivy-leaved hybrid (Geranium)

Orchid

Orchid

Iris graminea (Iris)

Iris graminea (Iris)

Agave attenuata

Agave attenuata

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Lonicera (Honeysuckle)

Lonicera (Honeysuckle)

Rubus (Blackberry, Bramble)

Rubus (Blackberry, Bramble)

Summer chafer (Amphimallon solstitialis)

Summer chafer (Amphimallon solstitialis)

<em>Heuchera</em>

Heuchera

Primula

Primula

<em>Clematis</em>

Clematis

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Frozen water

Frozen water

Lobelia erinus

Lobelia erinus

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

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

Pentaglottis sempervirens (Green Alkanet)

Pentaglottis sempervirens (Green Alkanet)

Chaenomeles speciosa (Ornamental quince, japonica, Japanese quince)

Chaenomeles speciosa (Ornamental quince, japonica, Japanese quince)

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

Ulex europaeus (Common gorse)

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

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

Zantedeschia

Zantedeschia

Ladybird (7 spot)

Ladybird (7 spot)

Hebe

Hebe

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

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

Slug

Slug

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

Angle Shades caterpillar (Phlogophora meticulosa)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

<em>Clematis armandii</em>

Clematis armandii

Buddleja

Buddleja

Making leaf mould (6)

Making leaf mould (6)

<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'

Rosa (Rose)

Rosa (Rose)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Sorbus aucuparia (Mountain ash, Rowan)

Sorbus aucuparia (Mountain ash, Rowan)

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

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

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

Aster novi-belgii 'Marie Ballard'

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

Ilex aquifolium (Holly)

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

Lunaria annua syn. L. biennis (Honesty)

Hypochoeris radicata (Cat's-ear)

Hypochoeris radicata (Cat's-ear)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

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

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

Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii (Tree peony)

Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii (Tree peony)

Ladybird

Ladybird

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

Bergenia cordifolia (Heart-leaf bergenia, Elephant ears)

Vine weevil - adult

Vine weevil - adult

Orchid

Orchid

Lychnis coronaria alba (White rose Campion)

Lychnis coronaria alba (White rose Campion)

Fern

Fern

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IMG_1071.jpg

Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort)

Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Ladybird larvae

Ladybird larvae

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

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

Taxus baccata (Yew)

Taxus baccata (Yew)

Duck

Duck

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

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

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

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

<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.

Sweet chestnut tree

Sweet chestnut tree

Bougainvillea glabra

Bougainvillea glabra

Gerbera (African daisy)

Gerbera (African daisy)

Bumble bee

Bumble bee

Cordyline australis (Cabbage palm) - covered in snow

Cordyline australis (Cabbage palm) - covered in snow

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IMG_0950-blossom-01

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

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

Fallopia japonica syn. Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed)

Fallopia japonica syn. Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Woodlouse

Woodlouse

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Gerbera

Gerbera

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

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

Trametes versicolor (Turkeytail)

Solenostemon scutellarioides (Coleus)

Solenostemon scutellarioides (Coleus)

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Blight on tomatoes

Blight on tomatoes

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

Clematis 'Florida Sieboldii'

Thymus vulgaris (Thyme)

Thymus vulgaris (Thyme)

Papaver somniferum (Poppy)

Papaver somniferum (Poppy)

Rose hips

Rose hips

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

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

Petunia

Petunia

Ipomoea hederacea (Morning glory)

Ipomoea hederacea (Morning glory)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

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

Solanum dulcamara (Woody nightshade)

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

Stellaria holostea (Greater Stitchwort, Addersmeat)

Stellaria holostea (Greater Stitchwort, Addersmeat)

Slug

Slug

Hosta (Plantain lily, Funkia)

Hosta (Plantain lily, Funkia)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

<em>Fuchsia</em>

Fuchsia

Petunia

Petunia

Malus domestica (Apple)

Malus domestica (Apple)

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

Lunaria annua (Honesty, English honesty)

Myosotis scorpioides (Water forget-me-not)

Myosotis scorpioides (Water forget-me-not)

Garden roller

Garden roller

Chaenomeles japonica (Quince)

Chaenomeles japonica (Quince)

Chaenomeles japonica (Quince)

Chaenomeles japonica (Quince)

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

Chocolate-tip caterpillar (Clostera curtula)

Malus domestica 'Bramley's Seedling' (Apple)

Malus domestica 'Bramley's Seedling' (Apple)

Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii (Tree peony)

Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii (Tree peony)

Azalea

Azalea

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

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

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Viburnum plicatum (Japanese Snow Ball Bush)

Viburnum plicatum (Japanese Snow Ball Bush)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato)

Deutzia gracilis

Deutzia gracilis

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

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

Ceanothus (Californian Lilac)

Ceanothus (Californian Lilac)

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IMG_1492.jpg

Potting on 2

Potting on 2

Cordyline australis (Cabbage palm)

Cordyline australis (Cabbage palm)

Seedling (Tomato)

Seedling (Tomato)

Lantana camara

Lantana camara

Syringa (Lilac)

Syringa (Lilac)

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IMG_0105.jpg

Viburnum

Viburnum

Verbena

Verbena

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IMG_8968.jpg

Erica (Heath , Heather)

Erica (Heath , Heather)

<em>Clematis</em> 'Rebecca'

Clematis 'Rebecca'

Regal pelargonium

Regal pelargonium

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

Primula denticulata (bog primula, drumstick primrose)

Garden design

Garden design

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