Monthly Archives: March 2019


Anemone coronaria

I found this anemone at a garden centre and fell in love with it. Something about the mauve streaks in the white petals is really appealing. I wanted to get a painterly quality to the […]

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Californian Poppy Leaves

I grew some Californian poppies last summer but they didn’t do very well, possibly because of the very hot summer. As the winter was so mild they survived unprotected in a pot. I noticed some […]

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Narcissus On Green

Soft focus macro shot of Narcissus flowers. After years of shooting plant portraits against black or white I felt like I needed to expand what I am doing. I have been looking at the work […]

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Clematis Cirrhosa

Seed Head Clematis Cirrohsa I planted this clematis cirrohsa years back and the climber has run riot on the trellis. In the spring and summer it is not much to look at but in the […]

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Hydrangea Petiolaris Leaf Bud

Hydrangea Petiolaris Leaf Bud This week I decided to take a look at the buds on my Hydrangea Petiolaris. They opening early like so many plants at the moment. It always fascinates me how so […]

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