Plant list of photographs in the UKGardening gallery.

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

Common lizard (Zootoca vivipara)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Container display

Container display

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

Lathyrus odoratus (Sweet pea)

Lathyrus odoratus (Sweet pea)

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

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender)

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

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

Patio planter with a lilac theme

Patio planter with a lilac theme

<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)

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

Cycas revoluta (Sago palm)

Cycas revoluta (Sago palm)

Osmanthus x burkwoodii, syn. x Osmarea burkwoodii

Osmanthus x burkwoodii, syn. x Osmarea burkwoodii

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

Piptoporus betulinus (Birch polypore, bracket or birch fungus )

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Bergenia 'Baby Doll' (Elephant's ears)

Bergenia 'Baby Doll' (Elephant's ears)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

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

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

Azalea

Azalea

Cistus (Rock rose)

Cistus (Rock rose)

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Slugs

Slugs

Astrantia major

Astrantia major

Convallaria majalis (Lily-of-the-valley)

Convallaria majalis (Lily-of-the-valley)

Petunia

Petunia

Cycas revoluta (Sago palm)

Cycas revoluta (Sago palm)

Cherry

Cherry

<em>Clematis armandii</em>

Clematis armandii

Ipomoea hederacea (Morning glory)

Ipomoea hederacea (Morning glory)

Fatsia japonica (Castor oil plant)

Fatsia japonica (Castor oil plant)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

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

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

<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)

Heron

Heron

Primula

Primula

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

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

Pinching out tomatoes

Pinching out tomatoes

Corylus avellana (Hazel) catkins

Corylus avellana (Hazel) catkins

<em>Clematis armandii</em>

Clematis armandii

Making leaf mould (3)

Making leaf mould (3)

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

Chocolate-tip caterpillar (Clostera curtula)

Hyacinthus orientalis (Hyacinth, Dutch Hyacinth)

Hyacinthus orientalis (Hyacinth, Dutch Hyacinth)

Hosta (Plantain lily, Funkia)

Hosta (Plantain lily, Funkia)

Cucurbita pepo (Pumpkin)

Cucurbita pepo (Pumpkin)

Zantedeschia

Zantedeschia

Water Snail

Water Snail

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

Fuchsia 'Dollar Princess'

Blossom

Blossom

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

Large white, cabbage white (Pieris brassicae) caterpillar

Viola (Pansy)

Viola (Pansy)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Nymphaea (Water lily)

Nymphaea (Water lily)

Ribes nigrum (Blackcurrant)

Ribes nigrum (Blackcurrant)

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Clianthus punieus 'Albus'

Clianthus punieus 'Albus'

Rosa 'Sweet Chariot' (Rose)

Rosa 'Sweet Chariot' (Rose)

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Erica (Heath , Heather)

Erica (Heath , Heather)

Compost bin (just starting the composting process)

Compost bin (just starting the composting process)

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

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

Cyclamen

Cyclamen

Isotoma 'Avantgarde Blue'

Isotoma 'Avantgarde Blue'

Hottonia palustris (Water violet , Featherfoil)

Hottonia palustris (Water violet , Featherfoil)

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

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

Pisum sativum (Pea)

Pisum sativum (Pea)

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

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

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

Viburnum plicatum (Japanese Snow Ball Bush)

Viburnum plicatum (Japanese Snow Ball Bush)

Tulip

Tulip

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Mushroom

Mushroom

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

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

Tilia x europaea (Common lime)

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

Fritillaria meleagris (Snake's head fritillary)

Quercus robur (Common oak)

Quercus robur (Common oak)

Fagus sylvatica purperea (Purple beech)

Fagus sylvatica purperea (Purple beech)

<em>Crocus biflorus</em>

Crocus biflorus

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

Prunus serrulata (cherry, blossom)

Viola (Pansy)

Viola (Pansy)

Agapanthus africanus 'Black Pantha'

Agapanthus africanus 'Black Pantha'

<em>Dahlia</em>

Dahlia

Hieracium pilosella (Hawkweed)

Hieracium pilosella (Hawkweed)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

<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).

Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum

Ladybird (14 spot) on lily

Ladybird (14 spot) on lily

Primula

Primula

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

Narcissus 'Camelot' (Daffodil)

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

Camellia japonica 'Gloire de Nantes'

Ladybird (14 spot) on lily

Ladybird (14 spot) on lily

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy)

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy)

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Lupin

Lupin

Saxifraga x arendsii

Saxifraga x arendsii

<em>Fuchsia</em>

Fuchsia

Diascia fetcaniensis

Diascia fetcaniensis

Nandina domestica (Heavenly bamboo)

Nandina domestica (Heavenly bamboo)

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IMG_0198.jpg

Myosotis scorpioides (Water forget-me-not)

Myosotis scorpioides (Water forget-me-not)

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

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

Ladybird

Ladybird

Heron trying to catch fish

Heron trying to catch fish

Quercus rubra (Red oak)

Quercus rubra (Red oak)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Ribes sanguineum v. Glutinosum (Pink flowering currant)

Ribes sanguineum v. Glutinosum (Pink flowering currant)

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Gerbera (African daisy)

Gerbera (African daisy)

<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'

Split tomato due to infrequent watering

Split tomato due to infrequent watering

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

Yucca aloifolia (Spanish bayonet)

Yucca aloifolia (Spanish bayonet)

Lysichiton americanus (Skunk cabbage)

Lysichiton americanus (Skunk cabbage)

<em>Clematis</em>

Clematis

<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

Azalea

Azalea

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

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

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

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

Ulex europaeus (Common gorse)

Centranthus ruber (valerian, red valerian)

Centranthus ruber (valerian, red valerian)

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

Malus sylvestris (Crab apple) blossom

Primula

Primula

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IMG_6817.jpg

Polypodium vulgare (Fern) spores

Polypodium vulgare (Fern) spores

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

Waterlily

Waterlily

Muscari armericanum (Grape hyacinth)

Muscari armericanum (Grape hyacinth)

Paeonia delavayi (Tree peony)

Paeonia delavayi (Tree peony)

Mentha aquatica (Water mint)

Mentha aquatica (Water mint)

Houttuynia cordata 'Variegata'

Houttuynia cordata 'Variegata'

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Slug

Slug

Heuchera

Heuchera

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

Malus sylvestris (Crab apple)

Wildflower Display

Wildflower Display

Aesculus hippocastanum (Horse-chestnut)

Aesculus hippocastanum (Horse-chestnut)

Viola (Pansy)

Viola (Pansy)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Sisyrinchium bellum (Blue-eyed grass)

Sisyrinchium bellum (Blue-eyed grass)

<em>Clematis armandii</em>

Clematis armandii

Rhamnus alaternus 'Argenteovariegata' (AGM)

Rhamnus alaternus 'Argenteovariegata' (AGM)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Pure White (Pansy)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Pure White (Pansy)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Forget-me-not

Forget-me-not

Prunus spinosa (Blackthorn)

Prunus spinosa (Blackthorn)

Hypochaeris radicata (Cat's-ear)

Hypochaeris radicata (Cat's-ear)

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Blackfly on floxglove

Blackfly on floxglove

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

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

Lemon

Lemon

Iris

Iris

Azalea

Azalea

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Rosa (Rose)

Rosa (Rose)

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

Primula vulgaris (primrose, common primrose, English primrose)

<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'

Banana

Banana

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

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

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Potting on 2

Potting on 2

Helleborus orientalis [AGM] (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis [AGM] (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

Garden roller

Garden roller

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

Convallaria majalis (Lily-of-the-valley)

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy)

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy)

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P1000147

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IMG_1071.jpg

Trees covered in snow

Trees covered in snow

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

Crocus vernus Crocus, Dutch crocus, giant crocus

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

Rhododendron 'Everestianum'

Rhododendron 'Everestianum'

Mushroom

Mushroom

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' AGM (Lilyturf)

Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' AGM (Lilyturf)

Deutzia crenata

Deutzia crenata

Rhododendron 'Porzellan'

Rhododendron 'Porzellan'

Waterfall

Waterfall

Araucaria araucana (Monkey-puzzle)

Araucaria araucana (Monkey-puzzle)

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Pinching out side shoots from cordon tomatoes (2)

Pinching out side shoots from cordon tomatoes (2)

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy with open seed pod)

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy with open seed pod)

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

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

Camellia japonica 'Gloire de Nantes' - seed pod

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

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

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

Hawthorn shield/stink bug (Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale)

Lichen on oak branch

Lichen on oak branch

<em>Clematis</em> 'Rebecca'

Clematis 'Rebecca'

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' (Spotted laurel)

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' (Spotted laurel)

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

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

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Flame'

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Flame'

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

Bergenia cordifolia (Heart-leaf bergenia, Elephant ears)

<em>Clematis</em>

Clematis

Stag beetle (Adult)

Stag beetle (Adult)

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

A conceptual garden at Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

A conceptual garden at Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Moss in the lawn

Moss in the lawn

Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist)

Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist)

Slug

Slug

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Lonicera (Honeysuckle)

Lonicera (Honeysuckle)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Centranthus ruber (valerian, red valerian)

Centranthus ruber (valerian, red valerian)

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

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

Solanum nigrum (Black nightshade)

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

Angle Shades caterpillar (Phlogophora meticulosa)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Sweet chestnut tree

Sweet chestnut tree

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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)

Viburnum opulus (Guelder Rose) berries

Viburnum opulus (Guelder Rose) berries

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Common newt

Common newt

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Verbena 'Waterfall Mixed'

Verbena 'Waterfall Mixed'

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Rose (Pansy)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Rose (Pansy)

Hemeocallis fulva (Daylily)

Hemeocallis fulva (Daylily)

Ismene x fetalis (Peruvian daffodil, spider lily)

Ismene x fetalis (Peruvian daffodil, spider lily)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Fencing

Fencing

Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary)

Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary)

Mixed border

Mixed border

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

Rose moss

Rose moss

Primula

Primula

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P1000241

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

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

Malus sylvestris (Crab apple) blossom

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Cacti

Cacti

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

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

Camellia japonica 'Gloire de Nantes'

Ipomoea hederacea (Morning glory)

Ipomoea hederacea (Morning glory)

Lantana camara

Lantana camara

<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.

Skimmia japonica 'Rubella'

Skimmia japonica 'Rubella'

Summer bedding planter

Summer bedding planter

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

<em>Clematis</em> 'Cezanne'

Clematis 'Cezanne'

Dianthus

Dianthus

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.

Cytisus scoparius (Broom)

Cytisus scoparius (Broom)

Knarled bark of tree

Knarled bark of tree

Rosehips over water

Rosehips over water

Cricket on flowerpot

Cricket on flowerpot

Alliaria petiolata (Garlic mustard)

Alliaria petiolata (Garlic mustard)

<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.

Blue tits feeding in winter snow

Blue tits feeding in winter snow

Making leaf mould (12)

Making leaf mould (12)

Mushroom poss. Boletus luridus

Mushroom poss. Boletus luridus

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)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Gerbera (African daisy)

Gerbera (African daisy)

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

Lupin

Lupin

Blight on tomatoes

Blight on tomatoes

Mildew on melon plant

Mildew on melon plant

Fallopia japonica syn. Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed)

Fallopia japonica syn. Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed)

Spathiphyllum cochlearispathum (Peace Lily)

Spathiphyllum cochlearispathum (Peace Lily)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

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IMG_1493.jpg

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.

Rose Perpétué

Rose Perpétué

Pelargonium Ivy-leaved hybrid (Geranium)

Pelargonium Ivy-leaved hybrid (Geranium)

Muscari armericanum (Grape hyacinth)

Muscari armericanum (Grape hyacinth)

<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'

Cosmos

Cosmos

Spider

Spider

Lychnis coronaria (Rose Campion, Dusty Miller)

Lychnis coronaria (Rose Campion, Dusty Miller)

Caterpillar eating hollyhock flower

Caterpillar eating hollyhock flower

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Petunia

Petunia

Lavatera (Tree mallow)

Lavatera (Tree mallow)

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

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Azalea

Azalea

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IMG_9966.jpg

Allium sphaerocephalon (Round-headed leek)

Allium sphaerocephalon (Round-headed leek)

Trees covered in snow

Trees covered in snow

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

Duck

Duck

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

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

Rope trellis

Rope trellis

Viburnum carlesii

Viburnum carlesii

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

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

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

Aster amellus 'King George' [AGM]

Hypochoeris radicata (Cat's-ear)

Hypochoeris radicata (Cat's-ear)

Formal garden in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Formal garden in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Plumbago auriculata syn. P. capensis (Cape leadwort)

Plumbago auriculata syn. P. capensis (Cape leadwort)

Chaenomeles 'In Variety' (Quince)

Chaenomeles 'In Variety' (Quince)

Alcea (Hollyhock) seed pod

Alcea (Hollyhock) seed pod

Landscape with bluebells

Landscape with bluebells

Making leaf mould (4)

Making leaf mould (4)

<em>Fuchsia</em>

Fuchsia

Cyclamen

Cyclamen

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Waterlily

Waterlily

Cacti

Cacti

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

Rudbeckia hitra 'Rustic Dwarf'

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

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

Lavandula stoechas (French lavender)

Ants

Ants

Cytisus scoparius (Broom)

Cytisus scoparius (Broom)

Washingtonia robusta (Fan palm)

Washingtonia robusta (Fan palm)

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

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

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

Trametes versicolor (Turkeytail)

Duck with chicks

Duck with chicks

Deutzia gracilis

Deutzia gracilis

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

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

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

Large rose sawfly (Arge pagana) larva

Gerbera (African daisy)

Gerbera (African daisy)

Sempervivum (Houseleek)

Sempervivum (Houseleek)

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Gladiolus communis (Gladioli)

Gladiolus communis (Gladioli)

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

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

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Geranium

Geranium

Viola (Pansy)

Viola (Pansy)

<em>Clematis</em>

Clematis

Helleborus orientalis [AGM] (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis [AGM] (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Hosta 'Tardiana group'  (Plantain lily, Funkia)

Hosta 'Tardiana group' (Plantain lily, Funkia)

Calendula officinalis (Pot marigold, marigold)

Calendula officinalis (Pot marigold, marigold)

Penstemon

Penstemon

Chaenomeles speciosa (Ornamental quince, japonica, Japanese quince)

Chaenomeles speciosa (Ornamental quince, japonica, Japanese 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)

Blossom

Blossom

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

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.

Lantana camara

Lantana camara

Lathyrus odoratus (Sweet pea)

Lathyrus odoratus (Sweet pea)

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

Cyclamen purpurascens syn. C. europaeum, C. fatrense

Washingtonia robusta (Fan palm)

Washingtonia robusta (Fan palm)

Chaenomeles japonica (Quince)

Chaenomeles japonica (Quince)

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

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

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

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Large beefsteak tomato cut in two

Large beefsteak tomato cut in two

Malus domestica (Apple)

Malus domestica (Apple)

Hemeocallis (Daylily)

Hemeocallis (Daylily)

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Making leaf mould (15)

Making leaf mould (15)

Quercus robur (Oak, English oak, Common oak)

Quercus robur (Oak, English oak, Common oak)

Deutzia gracilis

Deutzia gracilis

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

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

Rubus (Blackberry, Bramble)

Rubus (Blackberry, Bramble)

Pelargonium Ivy-leaved hybrid (Geranium) - plant plugs

Pelargonium Ivy-leaved hybrid (Geranium) - plant plugs

Agave

Agave

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

Juvenile european garden spiders (Araneus diadematus)

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

Sarracenia North American pitcher plant

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

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

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

Crocus vernus Crocus, Dutch crocus, giant crocus

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

Malus sylvestris (Crab apple) blossom

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Enallagma cyathigerum  (Common blue damselfly)

Enallagma cyathigerum (Common blue damselfly)

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P1010328-sml.jpg

Viburnum carlesii

Viburnum carlesii

Chaenomeles speciosa (Ornamental quince, japonica, Japanese quince)

Chaenomeles speciosa (Ornamental quince, japonica, Japanese quince)

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

Ants

Ants

Papaver orientale 'Allegro'

Papaver orientale 'Allegro'

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Making leaf mould (17)

Making leaf mould (17)

Gladiolus communis (Gladioli)

Gladiolus communis (Gladioli)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Scabiosa (Scabious, Pincushion flower)

Scabiosa (Scabious, Pincushion flower)

Compost bin (finish compost ready to be used)

Compost bin (finish compost ready to be used)

Helleborus orientalis [AGM] (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis [AGM] (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

Mentha aquatica (Water mint)

Mentha aquatica (Water mint)

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image72

Fencing

Fencing

Primula

Primula

Cercis siliquastrum (Judas tree, Redbud)

Cercis siliquastrum (Judas tree, Redbud)

Summer chafer (Amphimallon solstitialis)

Summer chafer (Amphimallon solstitialis)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Cytisus scoparius (Broom)

Cytisus scoparius (Broom)

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

Leucanthemum x superbum 'Aglaia' (Shasta daisy)

Citrus sinensis (Sweet Orange)

Citrus sinensis (Sweet Orange)

<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

Garden design

Garden design

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

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender)

Papaver somniferum (Poppy)

Papaver somniferum (Poppy)

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

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

Pyracantha rogersiana 'Flava'

Pyracantha rogersiana 'Flava'

Azalea

Azalea

Vinca minor (Common periwinkle, Lesser periwinkle)

Vinca minor (Common periwinkle, Lesser periwinkle)

Strawberry in a hanging basket

Strawberry in a hanging basket

Washingtonia robusta (Fan palm)

Washingtonia robusta (Fan palm)

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Cabbage

Cabbage

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

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

Petunia

Petunia

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

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender)

Vine weevil - adult

Vine weevil - adult

Solenostemon scutellarioides (Coleus)

Solenostemon scutellarioides (Coleus)

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

Lunaria annua (Honesty)

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Wild garlic

Wild garlic

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

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

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

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

Ulex europaeus (Common Gorse)

Ulex europaeus (Common Gorse)

Hebe

Hebe

Blossom

Blossom

Formal garden in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Formal garden in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Helleborus orientalis [AGM] (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis [AGM] (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

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

Dicentra spectabilis (Bleeding heart, Dutchman's trousers)

Chaenomeles (Quince)

Chaenomeles (Quince)

Cistus (Rock rose)

Cistus (Rock rose)

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

Amanita muscaria (Fly agaric)

Azalea

Azalea

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

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

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

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

Cistus (Rock rose)

Cistus (Rock rose)

Aeshna juncea (Common Hawker) - Dragonfly

Aeshna juncea (Common Hawker) - Dragonfly

Iris

Iris

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IMG_1492.jpg

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image77

Lantana camara

Lantana camara

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Palm

Palm

Daisy

Daisy

Helleborus orientalis [AGM] (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis [AGM] (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

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IMG_9171.jpg

Ladybird (Pine) on philadelphus

Ladybird (Pine) on philadelphus

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

Difference in size of oak leaf

Difference in size of oak leaf

Compost bin (traditional heap)

Compost bin (traditional heap)

Bumble bee

Bumble bee

Skimmia japonica 'Rubella'

Skimmia japonica 'Rubella'

Making leaf mould (11)

Making leaf mould (11)

Hebe

Hebe

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

Polygonatum (Solomon's Seal)

Polygonatum (Solomon's Seal)

Succulent

Succulent

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

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

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

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Coconut palm

Coconut palm

Bougainvillea glabra

Bougainvillea glabra

Slug

Slug

Lichen on oak branch

Lichen on oak branch

Passiflora caerulea (Passion flower)

Passiflora caerulea (Passion flower)

Pentaglottis sempervirens (Green Alkanet)

Pentaglottis sempervirens (Green Alkanet)

Petunia

Petunia

Black Eyed Susan

Black Eyed Susan

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

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

Fritillaria meleagris (Snake's head fritillary)

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Pond

Pond

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Nicotiana (Tobacco plant)

Nicotiana (Tobacco plant)

Petunia

Petunia

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

Camellia japonica 'Contessa Lavinia Maggi'

Malus domestica 'Bramley's Seedling' (Apple)

Malus domestica 'Bramley's Seedling' (Apple)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Woodlouse

Woodlouse

Pinching out tomatoes

Pinching out tomatoes

Laurel

Laurel

Primula

Primula

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Papaver orientale 'Allegro'

Papaver orientale 'Allegro'

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

<em>Clematis</em>

Clematis

Sorbus aucuparia (Mountain ash, Rowan)

Sorbus aucuparia (Mountain ash, Rowan)

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Gladiolus communis (Gladioli)

Gladiolus communis (Gladioli)

<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)

Large beefsteak tomato

Large beefsteak tomato

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Pelargonium (Geranium)

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

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender) with Bee

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

<em>Clematis</em> 'Arabella'

Clematis 'Arabella'

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P1020299

Garden lighting!!

Garden lighting!!

Black Millet

Black Millet

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

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P1010744.jpg

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

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

Ceanothus (Californian Lilac)

Ceanothus (Californian Lilac)

Stag beetle (Larva,grub)

Stag beetle (Larva,grub)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Primula

Primula

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

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Patio planter with a lilac theme

Patio planter with a lilac theme

Pinching out tomatoes

Pinching out tomatoes

Agave

Agave

Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii (Tree peony)

Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii (Tree peony)

Penstemon

Penstemon

Lilium (Asiatic Lily)

Lilium (Asiatic Lily)

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

Crocus tommasinianus Crocus, Dutch crocus, giant crocus

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

Malus sylvestris (Crab apple) blossom

Lobelia erinus

Lobelia erinus

Houttuynia cordata 'Variegata'

Houttuynia cordata 'Variegata'

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Rubus (Blackberry, Bramble)

Rubus (Blackberry, Bramble)

Hemerocallis fulva (Daylily)

Hemerocallis fulva (Daylily)

Lotus corniculatus (Bird's-foot-trefoil)

Lotus corniculatus (Bird's-foot-trefoil)

Quercus robur (Oak) tree

Quercus robur (Oak) tree

Petunia

Petunia

Centaurea nigra (Common knapweed, Hardheads)

Centaurea nigra (Common knapweed, Hardheads)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

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Hosta (Plantain lily, Funkia)

Hosta (Plantain lily, Funkia)

Greenfly on lupin

Greenfly on lupin

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Grass snake

Grass snake

Magnolia

Magnolia

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

Primula denticulata (bog primula, drumstick primrose)

<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)

Praying matis

Praying matis

Heron

Heron

Brassica oleracea Acephala Group (Red Curly Kale)

Brassica oleracea Acephala Group (Red Curly Kale)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Ants

Ants

Pyracantha rogersiana 'Flava'

Pyracantha rogersiana 'Flava'

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

<em>Dahlia</em>

Dahlia

Strawberry flowers

Strawberry flowers

Cytisus scoparius (Broom)

Cytisus scoparius (Broom)

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

Speckled bush cricket (juvenile) Leptophyes punctatissima

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

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

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato)

Quercus robur (Common oak) with oak apple gall

Quercus robur (Common oak) with oak apple gall

Pinching out side shoots from cordon tomatoes (3)

Pinching out side shoots from cordon tomatoes (3)

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

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender) with bee

Crocosmia (Montbretia)

Crocosmia (Montbretia)

Viburnum and cherry blossom

Viburnum and cherry blossom

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

Trametes versicolor (Turkeytail)

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

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

Ribes sanguineum v. Glutinosum (Pink flowering currant)

Ribes sanguineum v. Glutinosum (Pink flowering currant)

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

Primula vulgaris (primrose, common primrose, English primrose)

Patio planter with a white theme

Patio planter with a white theme

Forget-me-not

Forget-me-not

Chusquea culeou

Chusquea culeou

Callistemon citrinus (Bottlebrush)

Callistemon citrinus (Bottlebrush)

Garden design

Garden design

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

Fern

Fern

Strawberry - ripening fruit

Strawberry - ripening fruit

Making leaf mould (2)

Making leaf mould (2)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Slug

Slug

Erythronium kondo (Dog's-tooth violet)

Erythronium kondo (Dog's-tooth violet)

Bumble bee on Hyacinth

Bumble bee on Hyacinth

Mahonia japonica

Mahonia japonica

Philadelphus 'Sybille' (Mock orange)

Philadelphus 'Sybille' (Mock orange)

Primula japonica

Primula japonica

Stellaria holostea (Greater Stitchwort, Addersmeat)

Stellaria holostea (Greater Stitchwort, Addersmeat)

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

Lunaria annua syn. L. biennis (Honesty)

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

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

Hosta

Hosta

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

Dahlia 'Arabian Knight'

Wisteria sinensis (Chinese wisteria)

Wisteria sinensis (Chinese wisteria)

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

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

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

Ribes nigrum (Blackcurrant)

Ribes nigrum (Blackcurrant)

Vine weevil - adult

Vine weevil - adult

Hosta 'Pinwheel'

Hosta 'Pinwheel'

Blossom

Blossom

Kniphofia (Red hot poker, torch lily)

Kniphofia (Red hot poker, torch lily)

Forsythia x intermedia

Forsythia x intermedia

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

Lunaria annua syn. L. biennis (Honesty)

Primula, polyanthus

Primula, polyanthus

Narcissus (Daffodil) bulb planting

Narcissus (Daffodil) bulb planting

Coconut palm

Coconut palm

Taxus baccata (Yew)

Taxus baccata (Yew)

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

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

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Flame'

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Flame'

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

Crab spider (Misumena vatia) on foxglove

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Viola odorata (Sweet violet , pansy)

Viola odorata (Sweet violet , pansy)

Palm

Palm

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

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Ismene x fetalis (Peruvian daffodil, spider lily)

Ismene x fetalis (Peruvian daffodil, spider lily)

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

Bromeliaceae (Bromeliad)

Bromeliaceae (Bromeliad)

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

Aster novi-belgii 'Marie Ballard'

Hydrangea quercifolia (Lace cap hydrangea)

Hydrangea quercifolia (Lace cap hydrangea)

Prunus domestica 'Victoria' (Victoria plum)

Prunus domestica 'Victoria' (Victoria plum)

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

Ilex aquifolium (Holly)

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Slug

Slug

Beta vulgaris var. cicla (Swiss Chard)

Beta vulgaris var. cicla (Swiss Chard)

Agave attenuata

Agave attenuata

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

Canna (Canna lily) poss. 'Durban'

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

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

Primula

Primula

Gerbera (African daisy)

Gerbera (African daisy)

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

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

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist)

Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist)

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

Large white, cabbage white (Pieris brassicae) caterpillar

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

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

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

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

Potting on 1

Potting on 1

Taxus baccata (Yew)

Taxus baccata (Yew)

Petunia

Petunia

Callistemon citrinus (Bottlebrush)

Callistemon citrinus (Bottlebrush)

Hebe

Hebe

Blackberry

Blackberry

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Common frog

Common frog

<em>Clematis armandii</em>

Clematis armandii

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

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

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

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

Solanum nigrum (Black nightshade)

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Slug

Slug

Caltha palustris (Kingcup, Marsh marigold)

Caltha palustris (Kingcup, Marsh marigold)

Gerbera

Gerbera

Almond

Almond

Lactuca sativa (Lettuce)

Lactuca sativa (Lettuce)

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

Ipomoea hederacea (Morning glory)

Ipomoea hederacea (Morning glory)

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Nicotiana (Tobacco plant)

Nicotiana (Tobacco plant)

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

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender) with Bee

Muscari armericanum (Grape hyacinth)

Muscari armericanum (Grape hyacinth)

Venus Fly Trap

Venus Fly Trap

Banana

Banana

Iris graminea (Iris)

Iris graminea (Iris)

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

Cedrus deodara - Deodar cedar, Himalayan cedar

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) in flower

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) in flower

Seed propagation

Seed propagation

Rosa (Rose)

Rosa (Rose)

Ranunculus repens (Buttercup, Creeping Buttercup)

Ranunculus repens (Buttercup, Creeping Buttercup)

New Guinea impatiens

New Guinea impatiens

Ladybird larvae

Ladybird larvae

Duck

Duck

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Coconut palm

Coconut palm

Temperate House at Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Temperate House at Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Lychnis coronaria (Rose Campion)

Lychnis coronaria (Rose Campion)

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Spiraea japonica

Spiraea japonica

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Slug

Slug

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

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

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

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

Bergenia syn. Megasea (Saxifragaceae)

Bergenia syn. Megasea (Saxifragaceae)

Chaenomeles japonica (Quince)

Chaenomeles japonica (Quince)

Primula

Primula

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Formal garden in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Formal garden in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Caterpiller

Caterpiller

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Lathyrus odoratus 'Melody' (Sweet pea)

Lathyrus odoratus 'Melody' (Sweet pea)

Grass

Grass

Anthurium

Anthurium

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Lonicera pileata (Privet honeysuckle)

Lonicera pileata (Privet honeysuckle)

Making leaf mould (10)

Making leaf mould (10)

Blight on tomatoes

Blight on tomatoes

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

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

Pond cover

Pond cover

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Crocosmia (Montbretia)

Crocosmia (Montbretia)

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

<em>Clematis montana</em> Anemone clematis

Clematis montana Anemone clematis

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato)

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Flame'

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Flame'

Rosa (Rose)

Rosa (Rose)

Seedling (Tomato)

Seedling (Tomato)

Papaver (Poppy)

Papaver (Poppy)

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

Dicentra spectabilis (Bleeding heart, Dutchman's trousers)

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

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

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

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Rose (Pansy)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Rose (Pansy)

Lemon

Lemon

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Zantedeschia aethiopica (Arum lily)

Zantedeschia aethiopica (Arum lily)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Lonicera (Honeysuckle)

Lonicera (Honeysuckle)

Yucca aloifolia (Spanish bayonet)

Yucca aloifolia (Spanish bayonet)

Viola (Pansy)

Viola (Pansy)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

<em>Fuchsia</em>

Fuchsia

Cosmos

Cosmos

Cistus x purpureus (Rock rose, Sun rose)

Cistus x purpureus (Rock rose, Sun rose)

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

Camellia japonica 'Gloire de Nantes'

Duck

Duck

Mushroom

Mushroom

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

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

Cedrus deodara - Deodar cedar, Himalayan cedar

Blight on tomatoes

Blight on tomatoes

Philadelphus 'Sybille' (Mock orange)

Philadelphus 'Sybille' (Mock orange)

Malus domestica (Apple)

Malus domestica (Apple)

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

<em>Fuchsia</em> 'Multa'

Fuchsia 'Multa'

Dianthus

Dianthus

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Malus domestica (Apple)

Malus domestica (Apple)

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.

Alliaria petiolata (Garlic mustard)

Alliaria petiolata (Garlic mustard)

Woods in late spring

Woods in late spring

Stellaria holostea (Greater Stitchwort, Addersmeat)

Stellaria holostea (Greater Stitchwort, Addersmeat)

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

Hawthorn shield/stink bug (Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale)

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

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

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

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

Convallaria majalis (Lily-of-the-valley)

Euphorbia milii var. splendens (Coronne des Epines)

Euphorbia milii var. splendens (Coronne des Epines)

<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)

Elephant statue from 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Elephant statue from 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Zantedeschia aethiopica (Arum Lily, Calla Lily)

Zantedeschia aethiopica (Arum Lily, Calla Lily)

Iris graminea (Iris)

Iris graminea (Iris)

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IMG_0126.jpg

Alcea (Hollyhock) seed pod

Alcea (Hollyhock) seed pod

Lantana camara

Lantana camara

Frozen water

Frozen water

Forsythia x intermedia

Forsythia x intermedia

Viburnum carlesii

Viburnum carlesii

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

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

Duck

Duck

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

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

Viola (Pansy)

Viola (Pansy)

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

Ilex aquifolium (Holly)

Small water feature

Small water feature

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

Geometra papilionaria Large Emerald moth

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Moss in the lawn

Moss in the lawn

Tropical Garden

Tropical Garden

Clematis

Clematis

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

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender)

Making leaf mould (14)

Making leaf mould (14)

Hosta 'Yellow River'

Hosta 'Yellow River'

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Squirrel

Squirrel

Cistus x purpureus (Rock rose, Sun rose)

Cistus x purpureus (Rock rose, Sun rose)

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

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

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IMG_1079.jpg

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IMG_0105.jpg

Compost bin (traditional heap)

Compost bin (traditional heap)

Deutzia gracilis

Deutzia gracilis

Rosa (Rose)

Rosa (Rose)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

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

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

Rhododendron 'Snow Hill'

Rhododendron 'Snow Hill'

Scabiosa (Scabious, Pincushion flower)

Scabiosa (Scabious, Pincushion flower)

Ladybird larvae

Ladybird larvae

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

Fritillaria meleagris (Snake's head fritillary)

Patio planter

Patio planter

Mixed border at Hampton Court Palace

Mixed border at Hampton Court Palace

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Euphorbia

Euphorbia

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

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

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

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

Cotoneaster simonsii (Himalyan cotoneaster)

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

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

Orchid

Orchid

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P1020306

Making leaf mould (6)

Making leaf mould (6)

Water spouts in the grounds of Cowley Manor

Water spouts in the grounds of Cowley Manor

Primula

Primula

Seed propagation

Seed propagation

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Oxalis articulata (Shamrock)

Oxalis articulata (Shamrock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Lemon

Lemon

Wisteria sinensis (Chinese wisteria)

Wisteria sinensis (Chinese wisteria)

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Plumbago auriculata syn. P. capensis (Cape leadwort)

Plumbago auriculata syn. P. capensis (Cape leadwort)

Scabiosa (Scabious, Pincushion flower)

Scabiosa (Scabious, Pincushion flower)

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

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

Ladybird (14 spot) on lily

Ladybird (14 spot) on lily

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IMG_0030.jpg

Orchid

Orchid

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Beta vulgaris var. cicla (Swiss Chard)

Beta vulgaris var. cicla (Swiss Chard)

Viola (Pansy)

Viola (Pansy)

Bumble bee on Hyacinth

Bumble bee on Hyacinth

Ornamental grass

Ornamental grass

Palm

Palm

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

Aglais io Peacock butterfly (European peacock)

Compost bin (just starting the composting process)

Compost bin (just starting the composting process)

Ladybird (2 spot) on sweet pea

Ladybird (2 spot) on sweet pea

Potting on 4

Potting on 4

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato)

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

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

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

Dahlia 'Golden Emblem'

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

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

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

Acanthus spinosus (Bears breeches)

Acanthus spinosus (Bears breeches)

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

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender)

Hosta (Plantain lily, Funkia)

Hosta (Plantain lily, Funkia)

Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii (Tree peony)

Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii (Tree peony)

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

Pinus sylvestris (Scots pine)

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Bromeliaceae (Bromeliad)

Bromeliaceae (Bromeliad)

Chaenomeles speciosa (Ornamental quince, japonica, Japanese quince)

Chaenomeles speciosa (Ornamental quince, japonica, Japanese quince)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Centranthus ruber (valerian, red valerian)

Centranthus ruber (valerian, red valerian)

Pilosella aurantiaca - Orange hawkweed

Pilosella aurantiaca - Orange hawkweed

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

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

Fritillaria meleagris (Snake's head fritillary)

Blossom

Blossom

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

Narcissus 'Camelot' (Daffodil)

Viola (Pansy)

Viola (Pansy)

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Hemerocallis fulva (Daylily)

Hemerocallis fulva (Daylily)

Rhododendron 'Hugh Koster'

Rhododendron 'Hugh Koster'

Diascia fetcaniensis

Diascia fetcaniensis

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Regal pelargonium

Regal pelargonium

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

Tulip

Tulip

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

Fritillaria imperialis 'Lutea' (Crown Imperial)

Fallopia japonica syn. Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed)

Fallopia japonica syn. Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed)

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

Nursery web spider (Pisaura mirabilis)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Plumbago auriculata syn. P. capensis (Cape leadwort)

Plumbago auriculata syn. P. capensis (Cape leadwort)

Ipomoea

Ipomoea

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

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

Prunus serrulata 'Kanzan' AGM (cherry, blossom)

Vine weevil - adult

Vine weevil - adult

Chaenomeles 'In Variety' (Quince)

Chaenomeles 'In Variety' (Quince)

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

Dahlia 'Geerlings Cupido'

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Primula

Primula

Cherry blossom

Cherry blossom

Rubus (Blackberry, Bramble)

Rubus (Blackberry, Bramble)

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Primula 'Candelabra' (Candelabra primula)

Primula 'Candelabra' (Candelabra primula)

Rhododendron 'John Cairns'

Rhododendron 'John Cairns'

Tanacetum argenteum syn. Achillea argentea

Tanacetum argenteum syn. Achillea argentea

<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'

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.

Pelargonium Ivy-leaved hybrid (Geranium)

Pelargonium Ivy-leaved hybrid (Geranium)

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

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

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Iris

Iris

Acer palmatum 'Seiryu' (Maple, Japanese maple)

Acer palmatum 'Seiryu' (Maple, Japanese maple)

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

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

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy - ripe seed pod)

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy - ripe seed pod)

Wild garlic

Wild garlic

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IMG_8967.jpg

Colutea arborescens (Common bladder senna)

Colutea arborescens (Common bladder senna)

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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

Bumble bee

Bumble bee

<em>Fuchsia</em>

Fuchsia

Quercus rubra (Red oak)

Quercus rubra (Red oak)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Rose (Pansy)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Rose (Pansy)

Forsythia x intermedia 'Golden Bells'

Forsythia x intermedia 'Golden Bells'

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

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

Syringa (Lilac)

Syringa (Lilac)

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

Slowworm (Anguis fragilis)

Campanula (Bellflower)

Campanula (Bellflower)

Orchid

Orchid

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

Solanum dulcamara (Woody nightshade)

Cyclamen

Cyclamen

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

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

Banana

Banana

Cycas revoluta (Sago palm)

Cycas revoluta (Sago palm)

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Hosta

Hosta

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P1010180-sml.jpg

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

Lycoperdon perlatum (Common puffball)

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)

Gunnera manicata

Gunnera manicata

Cercis siliquastrum (Judas tree, Redbud)

Cercis siliquastrum (Judas tree, Redbud)

Hemeocallis fulva (Daylily)

Hemeocallis fulva (Daylily)

Lychnis coronaria alba (White rose Campion)

Lychnis coronaria alba (White rose Campion)

Aegopodium podagraria (Ground elder, Bishop's Weed)

Aegopodium podagraria (Ground elder, Bishop's Weed)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Anthurium

Anthurium

Lobelia erinus

Lobelia erinus

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' (Spotted laurel)

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' (Spotted laurel)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Primula

Primula

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy)

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Enallagma cyathigerum  (Common blue damselfly)

Enallagma cyathigerum (Common blue damselfly)

Cordyline australis (Cabbage palm) - covered in snow

Cordyline australis (Cabbage palm) - covered in snow

Syringa (Lilac)

Syringa (Lilac)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Hydrangea quercifolia (Lace cap hydrangea)

Hydrangea quercifolia (Lace cap hydrangea)

Lobelia erinus

Lobelia erinus

Slug

Slug

Hemeocallis (Daylily)

Hemeocallis (Daylily)

Meconopsis cambrica (Welsh poppy)

Meconopsis cambrica (Welsh poppy)

Salvia officinalis 'Purpurascens' (Purple sage)

Salvia officinalis 'Purpurascens' (Purple sage)

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

Phymatocera aterrima (Solomon's seal sawfly) larvae

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

<em>Fuchsia</em>

Fuchsia

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

Trametes versicolor (Turkeytail)

Daisy

Daisy

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

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

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

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

Ladybird

Ladybird

Cosmos

Cosmos

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

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

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

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

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

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

Narcissus 'Camelot' (Daffodil)

Viburnum carlesii

Viburnum carlesii

Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary)

Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary)

Lychnis coronaria alba (White rose Campion)

Lychnis coronaria alba (White rose Campion)

Leucophyta brownii (Cushion bush)

Leucophyta brownii (Cushion bush)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

Pricking out

Pricking out

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

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

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Astrantia major

Astrantia major

Campanula (Bellflower)

Campanula (Bellflower)

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

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

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

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

Allium 'Globemaster' AGM (ornamental onion)

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

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

Rhododendron 'Everestianum'

Rhododendron 'Everestianum'

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Making leaf mould (9)

Making leaf mould (9)

Malus domestica (Apple)

Malus domestica (Apple)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily) - Bulb

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily) - Bulb

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

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

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

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

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

Common lizard (Zootoca vivipara)

Taraxacum officinale (Dandelion) 'clock'

Taraxacum officinale (Dandelion) 'clock'

Wisteria growing through silver birch

Wisteria growing through silver birch

Ladybird larvae

Ladybird larvae

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnut catkins

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnut catkins

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

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

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

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

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

Compost bin (traditional heap) - just emptied

Compost bin (traditional heap) - just emptied

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

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

Prunus serrulata (cherry, blossom)

Viburnum

Viburnum

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

Malus sylvestris (Crab apple) blossom

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

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

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

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

Aubrieta 'Royal Velvet'

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

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

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

Solanum dulcamara (Woody nightshade)

Spiraea nipponica 'Snowmound'

Spiraea nipponica 'Snowmound'

Roof Garden

Roof Garden

Alcea (Hollyhock) with bumble bee

Alcea (Hollyhock) with bumble bee

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Fremontodendron californicum 'California Glory' (California Flannel Bush)

Fremontodendron californicum 'California Glory' (California Flannel Bush)

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P1000144

Acanthus spinosus (Bears breeches)

Acanthus spinosus (Bears breeches)

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

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

Philadelphus 'Sybille' (Mock orange)

Philadelphus 'Sybille' (Mock orange)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Magnolia

Magnolia

Wildflower Display

Wildflower Display

Rosa 'Ballerina' (Polyantha rose)

Rosa 'Ballerina' (Polyantha rose)

Ladybird (7 spot)

Ladybird (7 spot)

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Hebe

Hebe

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Azalea

Azalea

Lathyrus odoratus 'Fragrant skies' (Sweet pea)

Lathyrus odoratus 'Fragrant skies' (Sweet pea)

Grass roof

Grass roof

Campanula takesimana (Korean Bellflower, Bellflower)

Campanula takesimana (Korean Bellflower, Bellflower)

Lupin

Lupin

Buddleja

Buddleja

Almond

Almond

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

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

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Gunnera manicata

Gunnera manicata

Buddleia, butterfly bush

Buddleia, butterfly bush

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Azalea

Azalea

Scabiosa (Scabious, Pincushion flower)

Scabiosa (Scabious, Pincushion flower)

Sorbus aucuparia (Mountain ash, Rowan)

Sorbus aucuparia (Mountain ash, Rowan)

Lotus corniculatus (Bird's-foot-trefoil)

Lotus corniculatus (Bird's-foot-trefoil)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

Lobelia erinus

Lobelia erinus

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

Viburnum

Viburnum

Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist)

Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist)

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' (Ornamental onion)

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' (Ornamental onion)

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)

Quercus robur (Common oak) - covered in snow

Quercus robur (Common oak) - covered in snow

Primula

Primula

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

Vine weevil - juvenile

Vine weevil - juvenile

Ladybird (7 spot)

Ladybird (7 spot)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Ipomoea hederacea (Morning glory)

Ipomoea hederacea (Morning glory)

Helleborus orientalis [AGM] (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis [AGM] (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Chile Black'

Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Chile Black'

Azalea

Azalea

Polypodium vulgare (Fern) spores

Polypodium vulgare (Fern) spores

Vinca minor (Common periwinkle, Lesser periwinkle)

Vinca minor (Common periwinkle, Lesser periwinkle)

Malus domestica (Apple)

Malus domestica (Apple)

Echinops ritro (Thistle, Globe Thistle)

Echinops ritro (Thistle, Globe Thistle)

Formal arch in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Formal arch in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Lilium (Asiatic Lily)

Lilium (Asiatic Lily)

Pinching out side shoots from cordon tomatoes (1)

Pinching out side shoots from cordon tomatoes (1)

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

Canna (Canna lily) poss. 'Bengal tiger'

Wisteria sinensis (Chinese wisteria)

Wisteria sinensis (Chinese wisteria)

Crocosmia x latifolia 'Lucifer' (Montbretia)

Crocosmia x latifolia 'Lucifer' (Montbretia)

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

Malus sylvestris (Crab apple) blossom

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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

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Frozen shrub

Frozen shrub

Centranthus ruber (valerian, red valerian)

Centranthus ruber (valerian, red valerian)

Log pile

Log pile

Nymphaea (Water lily)

Nymphaea (Water lily)

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

Malus sylvestris (Crab apple) blossom

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

<em>Fuchsia</em>

Fuchsia

Beta vulgaris var. cicla (Swiss Chard)

Beta vulgaris var. cicla (Swiss Chard)

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.

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

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

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

Iris ensata (Japanese clematis flowered iris, Japanese iris)

Lupin

Lupin

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

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

Gazania

Gazania

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

Thymus vulgaris (Thyme)

Thymus vulgaris (Thyme)

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

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

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Typha latifolia (Bulrush)

Typha latifolia (Bulrush)

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

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

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower) seedlings

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower) seedlings

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Prunus laurocerasus (Laurel)

Prunus laurocerasus (Laurel)

Hebe

Hebe

Delphinium (early growth)

Delphinium (early growth)

Alliaria petiolata (Garlic Mustard)

Alliaria petiolata (Garlic Mustard)

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

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

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Lychnis coronaria (Rose Campion)

Lychnis coronaria (Rose Campion)

Campanula (Bellflower)

Campanula (Bellflower)

Geranium 'Johnson's Blue' (Cranesbill)

Geranium 'Johnson's Blue' (Cranesbill)

Rock Garden

Rock Garden

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

Viola odorata (Sweet violet , pansy)

Viola odorata (Sweet violet , pansy)

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

Primula vulgaris (primrose, common primrose, English primrose)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Quercus robur (Oak, English oak, Common oak)

Quercus robur (Oak, English oak, Common oak)

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Alcea (Hollyhock) with bumble bee

Alcea (Hollyhock) with bumble bee

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

Crocus tommasinianus (Crocus) Galanthus (snowdrop)

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

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

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

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

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

Pale tussock (Calliteara pudibunda) caterpillar

Polypodium vulgare (Fern) spores

Polypodium vulgare (Fern) spores

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Duck with ducklings

Duck with ducklings

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

<em>Verbena bonariensis</em>

Verbena bonariensis

Cucurbita pepo (Pumpkin)

Cucurbita pepo (Pumpkin)

Blackfly

Blackfly

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

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

Iris ensata (Japanese clematis flowered iris, Japanese iris)

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' (Ornamental onion)

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' (Ornamental onion)

Dianthus chinensis

Dianthus chinensis

Waterlily

Waterlily

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Bread fruit

Bread fruit

Forsythia x intermedia

Forsythia x intermedia

Ladybird (7 spot)

Ladybird (7 spot)

Palm

Palm

Oxalis articulata (Shamrock)

Oxalis articulata (Shamrock)

Primula

Primula

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

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

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

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

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Verbena

Verbena

Hebe

Hebe

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.

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Ribes nigrum (Blackcurrant)

Ribes nigrum (Blackcurrant)

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

Flesh fly <em>Sarcophaga nodosa</em>

Flesh fly Sarcophaga nodosa

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

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

Helenium autumnale

Helenium autumnale

Compost bin (modular recycled plastic bins)

Compost bin (modular recycled plastic bins)

Kerria japonica var. Japonica with Chenomeles speciosa growing through

Kerria japonica var. Japonica with Chenomeles speciosa growing through

Anemone blanda

Anemone blanda

Pelargonium (Geranium) - mass planting

Pelargonium (Geranium) - mass planting

Garden design

Garden design

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P1010181-sml.jpg

Petunia

Petunia

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

Ilex aquifolium (Holly)

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

Aglais io Peacock butterfly (European peacock)

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

Hawthorn shield/stink bug (Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale) on clematis

Thumus vulgaris (Thyme)

Thumus vulgaris (Thyme)

Fagus sylvatica purperea (Purple beech)

Fagus sylvatica purperea (Purple beech)

Papaver (Poppy)

Papaver (Poppy)

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

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

Mahonia japonica

Mahonia japonica

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

<em>Heuchera</em>

Heuchera

Ulex europaeus (Common Gorse)

Ulex europaeus (Common Gorse)

Cistus x purpureus (Rock rose, Sun rose)

Cistus x purpureus (Rock rose, Sun rose)

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P1000146

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Lotus corniculatus (Bird's-foot-trefoil)

Lotus corniculatus (Bird's-foot-trefoil)

Euphorbia

Euphorbia

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P1000015

Bougainvillea glabra

Bougainvillea glabra

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

Angle Shades caterpillar (Phlogophora meticulosa)

Lemon

Lemon

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Rhododendron 'John Cairns'

Rhododendron 'John Cairns'

Fig

Fig

Seedling (Tomato)

Seedling (Tomato)

Solenostemon scutellarioides (Coleus)

Solenostemon scutellarioides (Coleus)

Ladybird

Ladybird

Zantedeschia albomaculata (Calla Lily, Arum Lily)

Zantedeschia albomaculata (Calla Lily, Arum Lily)

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IMG_1516.jpg

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

Amanita muscaria (Fly agaric)

Fern

Fern

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Lamium album (White Dead Nettle)

Lamium album (White Dead Nettle)

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.

Cistus (Rock rose)

Cistus (Rock rose)

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Formal garden in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Formal garden in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

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

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

Lonicera (Honeysuckle)

Lonicera (Honeysuckle)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

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IMG_9227.jpg

Pieris formosa var. Forrestii 'Wakehurst'

Pieris formosa var. Forrestii 'Wakehurst'

<em>Clematis</em>

Clematis

Isotoma 'Avantgarde Blue'

Isotoma 'Avantgarde Blue'

Curcurbita (Marrow)

Curcurbita (Marrow)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Rose (Pansy)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Rose (Pansy)

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Flame'

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Flame'

Buddleja

Buddleja

Lilium oriental 'Robina'

Lilium oriental 'Robina'

Tulip

Tulip

Garden design

Garden design

Geranium

Geranium

Frozen shrub

Frozen shrub

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

Cyclamen purpurascens syn. C. europaeum, C. fatrense

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

Lunaria annua (Honesty, English honesty)

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Palm House at Royal Botanic Gardens. Kew

Palm House at Royal Botanic Gardens. Kew

Mahonia japonica

Mahonia japonica

Yucca aloifolia (Spanish bayonet)

Yucca aloifolia (Spanish bayonet)

Malus domestica (Apple) - fan trained

Malus domestica (Apple) - fan trained

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

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

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender) with hoverfly

Crocosmia (Montbretia)

Crocosmia (Montbretia)

Centaurea nigra (Common knapweed, Hardheads)

Centaurea nigra (Common knapweed, Hardheads)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Bambusa (bamboo)

Bambusa (bamboo)

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

Lunaria annua syn. L. biennis (Honesty)

Malus domestica 'Bramley's Seedling' (Apple)

Malus domestica 'Bramley's Seedling' (Apple)

Fallopia japonica syn. Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed)

Fallopia japonica syn. Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed)

Alliaria petiolata (Garlic Mustard)

Alliaria petiolata (Garlic Mustard)

Hosta 'Francee'

Hosta 'Francee'

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

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

Deer

Deer

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

Stag beetle (Larva,grub)

Stag beetle (Larva,grub)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Tree trunk

Tree trunk

Gazania

Gazania

<em>Fuchsia</em>

Fuchsia

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

Vanessa atalanta Red Admiral butterfly

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

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

Pond waterfall

Pond waterfall

Dandelion

Dandelion

Primula

Primula

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

Prunus serrulata (cherry, blossom)

Colutea arborescens (Common bladder senna)

Colutea arborescens (Common bladder senna)

Quercus robur (Common oak) with spangle gall

Quercus robur (Common oak) with spangle gall

Hebe

Hebe

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Strawberry - ripening fruit

Strawberry - ripening fruit

Azalea

Azalea

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P1000151

Dilophus fibrilis (Fever Fly)

Dilophus fibrilis (Fever Fly)

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

Dahlia 'Topmix Red'

Primula

Primula

Azalea

Azalea

Washingtonia robusta

Washingtonia robusta

Mahonia japonica

Mahonia japonica

Bumble bee

Bumble bee

Fremontodendron californicum 'California Glory' (California Flannel Bush)

Fremontodendron californicum 'California Glory' (California Flannel Bush)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Frozen shrub

Frozen shrub

Banana

Banana

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

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

Small water feature

Small water feature

Dianthus

Dianthus

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge

Viburnum opulus (Guelder Rose) berries

Viburnum opulus (Guelder Rose) berries

Vinca minor (Common periwinkle, Lesser periwinkle)

Vinca minor (Common periwinkle, Lesser periwinkle)

Hebe

Hebe

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

<em>Aster amellus</em>

Aster amellus

Primula

Primula

Courgette

Courgette

Compost bin (traditional heap)

Compost bin (traditional heap)

Syringa (Lilac)

Syringa (Lilac)

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

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

Nursery web spider (Pisaura mirabilis)

Making leaf mould (16)

Making leaf mould (16)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

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image90

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

<em>Clematis</em>

Clematis

Leaf miner

Leaf miner

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

Primula vulgaris (primrose, common primrose, English primrose)

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

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

Petunia

Petunia

Alcea (Hollyhock) seedling

Alcea (Hollyhock) seedling

Ladybird (2 spot)

Ladybird (2 spot)

Bonsai

Bonsai

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Alcea (Hollyhock) with bumble bee

Alcea (Hollyhock) with bumble bee

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

Belted hoverfly <em>Volucella zonaria</em>

Belted hoverfly Volucella zonaria

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana

Viburnum carlesii

Viburnum carlesii

Rosa 'Sweet Chariot' (Rose)

Rosa 'Sweet Chariot' (Rose)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Helenium autumnale 'Moerheim Beauty' (Sneezeweed)

Helenium autumnale 'Moerheim Beauty' (Sneezeweed)

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

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

Euphorbia milii var. splendens (Coronne des Epines)

Euphorbia milii var. splendens (Coronne des Epines)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Pure White (Pansy)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Pure White (Pansy)

Capsicum annuum (Bell pepper) - growing in the greenhouse

Capsicum annuum (Bell pepper) - growing in the greenhouse

Spathiphyllum cochlearispathum (Peace Lily)

Spathiphyllum cochlearispathum (Peace Lily)

Maybug, cockchafer (Melolontha melolontha)

Maybug, cockchafer (Melolontha melolontha)

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

Primula denticulata (bog primula, drumstick primrose)

Split tomato due to infrequent watering

Split tomato due to infrequent watering

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

Crocus vernus Crocus, Dutch crocus, giant crocus

Russelia equisetiformis (Coral plant)

Russelia equisetiformis (Coral plant)

Quercus robur (Common oak) - covered in snow

Quercus robur (Common oak) - covered in snow

Lupin seed pod

Lupin seed pod

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Plumbago auriculata syn. P. capensis (Cape leadwort)

Plumbago auriculata syn. P. capensis (Cape leadwort)

Deutzia gracilis

Deutzia gracilis

Making leaf mould (5)

Making leaf mould (5)

Cordyline australis (Cabbage palm)

Cordyline australis (Cabbage palm)

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

Geometra papilionaria Large Emerald moth

Papaver orientale (Ornamental poppy)

Papaver orientale (Ornamental poppy)

Wisteria brachybotrys 'Shiro Kapitan'

Wisteria brachybotrys 'Shiro Kapitan'

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

Dicentra spectabilis (Bleeding heart, Dutchman's trousers)

Strawberry - ripening fruit

Strawberry - ripening fruit

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Caterpiller

Caterpiller

Mushroom

Mushroom

Syringa (Lilac)

Syringa (Lilac)

Erica (Heath , Heather)

Erica (Heath , Heather)

Hedera helix 'Goldheart' (Common english ivy)

Hedera helix 'Goldheart' (Common english ivy)

Nicotiana (Tobacco plant)

Nicotiana (Tobacco plant)

Hosta 'Crested Surf'

Hosta 'Crested Surf'

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image45

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnut catkins

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnut catkins

Vine weevil - adult

Vine weevil - adult

Cherry blossom

Cherry blossom

Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Chile Black'

Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Chile Black'

IMG_1502.jpg

IMG_1502.jpg

Mixed border

Mixed border

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Quercus rubra (Red oak)

Quercus rubra (Red oak)

Rhus typhina (Stag's Horn Sumach)

Rhus typhina (Stag's Horn Sumach)

Blue tit on feeding station

Blue tit on feeding station

Compost bin (modular recycled plastic bins)

Compost bin (modular recycled plastic bins)

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Acer (Maple)

Acer (Maple)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Ladybird (7 spot) on philadelphus

Ladybird (7 spot) on philadelphus

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Leaf mould (finely chopped after running over with lawnmower)

Leaf mould (finely chopped after running over with lawnmower)

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

Leucophyta brownii (Cushion bush)

Primula

Primula

Brachycome angustifolia

Brachycome angustifolia

Potting on 3

Potting on 3

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

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

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

Camellia japonica with frost damage

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

Geometra papilionaria Large Emerald moth

Cordyline australis 'Purpurea' (Cabbage palm)

Cordyline australis 'Purpurea' (Cabbage palm)

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

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

Daisy

Daisy

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

Amanita muscaria (Fly agaric)

Rosa canina (Dog rose)

Rosa canina (Dog rose)

Lantana camara

Lantana camara

Lavatera (Tree mallow)

Lavatera (Tree mallow)

Pond cover

Pond cover

Azalea

Azalea

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

Bumble bee on Thymus vulagris (Thyme)

Bumble bee on Thymus vulagris (Thyme)

Viburnum carlesii

Viburnum carlesii

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

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

Primula denticulata (bog primula, drumstick primrose)

Wildflower Display

Wildflower Display

Aegopodium podagraria (Ground Elder)

Aegopodium podagraria (Ground Elder)

Agapanthus africanus 'Bressingham white'  (African lily)

Agapanthus africanus 'Bressingham white' (African lily)

Frozen water

Frozen water

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P1010885.jpg

Ceratonia siliqua (Carob tree)

Ceratonia siliqua (Carob tree)

Primula 'Candelabra' (Candelabra primula)

Primula 'Candelabra' (Candelabra primula)

Acanthus spinosus (Bears breeches)

Acanthus spinosus (Bears breeches)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Malus domestica (Apple)

Malus domestica (Apple)

Making leaf mould (7)

Making leaf mould (7)

Betula pendula (Birch)

Betula pendula (Birch)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower) fading flower head

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower) fading flower head

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

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

Hottonia palustris (Water violet , Featherfoil)

Hottonia palustris (Water violet , Featherfoil)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Wier at Cowley Manor

Wier at Cowley Manor

Quercus robur (Oak, English oak, Common oak)

Quercus robur (Oak, English oak, Common oak)

Echinops ritro (Thistle, Globe Thistle)

Echinops ritro (Thistle, Globe Thistle)

Viola (Pansy) - yellow with blotch

Viola (Pansy) - yellow with blotch

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

Convallaria majalis (Lily-of-the-valley)

<em>Dahlia</em>

Dahlia

Rosa 'Sweet Chariot' (Rose)

Rosa 'Sweet Chariot' (Rose)

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image89

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Daisy

Daisy

Rosa (Rose)

Rosa (Rose)

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

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

Lobelia erinus

Lobelia erinus

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Lilium 'Orange Pixie' (Asiatic Lily)

Lilium 'Orange Pixie' (Asiatic Lily)

Fremontodendron californicum 'California Glory' (California Flannel Bush)

Fremontodendron californicum 'California Glory' (California Flannel Bush)

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' (Spotted laurel)

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' (Spotted laurel)

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

Dahlia 'Bishop of Llandaff' AGM

Euphorbia

Euphorbia

Hemeocallis fulva (Daylily)

Hemeocallis fulva (Daylily)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Mahonia japonica

Mahonia japonica

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Daisy

Daisy

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Ranunculus (Buttercup)

Ranunculus (Buttercup)

Chaenomeles (Quince)

Chaenomeles (Quince)

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

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

Eryngium giganteum (Miss Wilmott's ghost)

<em>Crocus biflorus</em>

Crocus biflorus

IMG_0950-blossom-01

IMG_0950-blossom-01

<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)

Lonicera (Honeysuckle)

Lonicera (Honeysuckle)

<em>Clematis</em>

Clematis

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

Seedling (Tomato)

Seedling (Tomato)

Rosa (Rose)

Rosa (Rose)

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

Juvenile european garden spiders (Araneus diadematus)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

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IMG_1070.jpg

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

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

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IMG_9591.jpg

Myosotis scorpioides (Water forget-me-not)

Myosotis scorpioides (Water forget-me-not)

Bougainvillea glabra

Bougainvillea glabra

Pyracantha rogersiana 'Flava'

Pyracantha rogersiana 'Flava'

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Squirrel

Squirrel

Fairy statue from 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Fairy statue from 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Bergenia syn. Megasea (Saxifragaceae)

Bergenia syn. Megasea (Saxifragaceae)

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IMG_8968.jpg

Papaver orientale (Ornamental poppy)

Papaver orientale (Ornamental poppy)

Zantedeschia albomaculata (Calla Lily, Arum Lily)

Zantedeschia albomaculata (Calla Lily, Arum Lily)

Impatiens walleriana (Busy Lizzie)

Impatiens walleriana (Busy Lizzie)

Ismene x fetalis (Peruvian daffodil, spider lily)

Ismene x fetalis (Peruvian daffodil, spider lily)

Bibio marci (St. Mark's Fly)

Bibio marci (St. Mark's Fly)

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

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

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Myosotis scorpioides (Water forget-me-not)

Myosotis scorpioides (Water forget-me-not)

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Making leaf mould (1)

Making leaf mould (1)

Malus domestica (Apple) - fan trained

Malus domestica (Apple) - fan trained

Cosmos 'Sensation'

Cosmos 'Sensation'

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

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender)

Gunnera manicata

Gunnera manicata

Brassica rapa (Turnip)

Brassica rapa (Turnip)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato)

Wisteria brachybotrys 'Shiro Kapitan'

Wisteria brachybotrys 'Shiro Kapitan'

Chaenomeles japonica (Quince)

Chaenomeles japonica (Quince)

Compost bin (just starting the composting process)

Compost bin (just starting the composting process)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

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

Phymatocera aterrima (Solomon's seal sawfly) larvae

IMG_1589.jpg

IMG_1589.jpg

Forsythia x intermedia

Forsythia x intermedia

Ribes nigrum (Blackcurrant)

Ribes nigrum (Blackcurrant)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Blight on tomatoes

Blight on tomatoes

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

Clematis 'Florida Sieboldii'

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Fennel (seedhead)

Fennel (seedhead)

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' (Ornamental onion)

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' (Ornamental onion)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

New Guinea impatiens

New Guinea impatiens

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

Philadelphus 'Sybille' (Mock orange)

Philadelphus 'Sybille' (Mock orange)

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Hyacinthus orientalis (Hyacinth, Dutch Hyacinth)

Hyacinthus orientalis (Hyacinth, Dutch Hyacinth)

Iris

Iris

Mushroom

Mushroom

Choisya ternata 'Sundance' (Mexican orange blossom)

Choisya ternata 'Sundance' (Mexican orange blossom)

Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort)

Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort)

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P1010184-sml.jpg

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Caltha palustris (Kingcup, Marsh marigold)

Caltha palustris (Kingcup, Marsh marigold)

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)

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - catkins

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - catkins

Wooly aphid on beech leaf

Wooly aphid on beech leaf

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

Primula vulgaris (primrose, common primrose, English primrose)

Patio planter

Patio planter

Hyacinthus orientalis (Hyacinth, Dutch Hyacinth)

Hyacinthus orientalis (Hyacinth, Dutch Hyacinth)

Vinca major subsp hirsuta (Large Periwinkle, Greater Periwinkle)

Vinca major subsp hirsuta (Large Periwinkle, Greater Periwinkle)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Pelargonium (Geranium)

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

Ilex aquifolium (Holly)

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IMG_9204.jpg

Hottonia palustris (Water Violet, Featherfoil)

Hottonia palustris (Water Violet, Featherfoil)

Ceanothus (Californian Lilac)

Ceanothus (Californian Lilac)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

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

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

Lobelia erinus

Lobelia erinus

Piptoporus betulinus (Birch polypore, bracket or birch fungus )

Piptoporus betulinus (Birch polypore, bracket or birch fungus )

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

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

Primula 'Candelabra' (Candelabra primula)

Primula 'Candelabra' (Candelabra primula)

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

Prunus serrulata 'Kanzan' AGM (cherry, blossom)

Nymphaea (Water lily)

Nymphaea (Water lily)

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Hemerocallis fulva (Daylily)

Hemerocallis fulva (Daylily)

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

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

Chrysolina americana (rosemary beetle) on lavender flower stem

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

Large white, cabbage white (Pieris brassicae) caterpillar

Petunia

Petunia

Song thrush sitting on vibunum in the snow

Song thrush sitting on vibunum in the snow

Garden design

Garden design

Hebe

Hebe

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

Crab spider (Misumena vatia - female)

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Pentaglottis sempervirens (Green Alkanet)

Pentaglottis sempervirens (Green Alkanet)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Greenfly on lupin

Greenfly on lupin

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

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

Petunia

Petunia

<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)

Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort, Fighting cocks)

Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort, Fighting cocks)

Rhus typhina (Stag's Horn Sumach)

Rhus typhina (Stag's Horn Sumach)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

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

Convallaria majalis (Lily-of-the-valley)

<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)

Antique tractor

Antique tractor

Compost bin (tumbler bin)

Compost bin (tumbler bin)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Alcea (Hollyhock) with bumble bee

Alcea (Hollyhock) with bumble bee

Lamium album (White Dead Nettle)

Lamium album (White Dead Nettle)

<em>Clematis armandii</em>

Clematis armandii

Nicotiana sylvestris (Tobacco plant)

Nicotiana sylvestris (Tobacco plant)

Rose hips

Rose hips

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

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

Foxtail lily <em>Eremurus stenophyllus</em>

Foxtail lily Eremurus stenophyllus

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

Hawthorn shield bug (Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale)

Magnolia

Magnolia

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech)

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech)

Chaenomeles 'In Variety' (Quince)

Chaenomeles 'In Variety' (Quince)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

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

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

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

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

<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'

<em>Fuchsia</em>

Fuchsia

Pentaglottis sempervirens (Green Alkanet)

Pentaglottis sempervirens (Green Alkanet)

Cistus x purpureus (Rock rose, Sun rose)

Cistus x purpureus (Rock rose, Sun rose)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Hebe

Hebe

Rheum palmatum (Rhubarb) leaves

Rheum palmatum (Rhubarb) leaves

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

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

Geranium 'Johnson's Blue' (Cranesbill)

Geranium 'Johnson's Blue' (Cranesbill)

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

Gerbera

Gerbera

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Laurus (laurel) in flower

Laurus (laurel) in flower

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Duck

Duck

Paeonia suffruticosa 'Yoshinogawa' (Peony)

Paeonia suffruticosa 'Yoshinogawa' (Peony)

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Hypochaeris radicata (Cat's-ear)

Hypochaeris radicata (Cat's-ear)

Malus domestica (Apple)

Malus domestica (Apple)

Ocimum basilicum (Basil, Sweet basil)

Ocimum basilicum (Basil, Sweet basil)

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' (Spotted laurel)

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' (Spotted laurel)

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

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

Clematis 'Lambton Park'

Hyacinthus orientalis (Hyacinth, Dutch Hyacinth)

Hyacinthus orientalis (Hyacinth, Dutch Hyacinth)

Frozen water

Frozen water

Syringa (Lilac)

Syringa (Lilac)

Piptoporus betulinus (Birch polypore, bracket or birch fungus )

Piptoporus betulinus (Birch polypore, bracket or birch fungus )

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

Clerodendrum thomsoniae (Bleeding-heart vine)

Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist)

Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist)

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Caterpiller

Caterpiller

Gazania

Gazania

Fagus sylvatica var. heterophylla (Beech)

Fagus sylvatica var. heterophylla (Beech)

Delphinium (early growth)

Delphinium (early growth)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Deutzia gracilis

Deutzia gracilis

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

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IMG_1076.jpg

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

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

Dicentra spectabilis (Bleeding heart, Dutchman's trousers)

Ceanothus (Californian Lilac)

Ceanothus (Californian Lilac)

Viburnum carlesii

Viburnum carlesii

Mahonia japonica

Mahonia japonica

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.

Ladybird (7 spot)

Ladybird (7 spot)

Primula

Primula

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Bougainvillea 'Purple-Robe'

Bougainvillea 'Purple-Robe'

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' (Ornamental onion)

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' (Ornamental onion)

Wildflower Display

Wildflower Display

Compost bin (square pre-fabricated)

Compost bin (square pre-fabricated)

Tropaeolum majus (Nastutium)

Tropaeolum majus (Nastutium)

Forget-me-not

Forget-me-not

Iris graminea (Iris)

Iris graminea (Iris)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Vine weevil - adult

Vine weevil - adult

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Araucaria araucana (Monkey-puzzle)

Araucaria araucana (Monkey-puzzle)

Landscape with bluebells

Landscape with bluebells

Compost bin (traditional heap) - just emptied

Compost bin (traditional heap) - just emptied

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Magnolia

Magnolia

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

Slowworm (Anguis fragilis)

Landscape with bluebells

Landscape with bluebells

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P1010331-sml.jpg

Making leaf mould (13)

Making leaf mould (13)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Pieris formosa var. Forrestii 'Wakehurst'

Pieris formosa var. Forrestii 'Wakehurst'

Ajuga reptans (Bugle)

Ajuga reptans (Bugle)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Malus domestica 'Bramley's Seedling' (Apple)

Malus domestica 'Bramley's Seedling' (Apple)

Potting on 5

Potting on 5

Yucca aloifolia (Spanish bayonet)

Yucca aloifolia (Spanish bayonet)

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

Crocus vernus Crocus, Dutch crocus, giant crocus

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

Bergenia cordifolia syn. Megasea (Saxifragaceae)

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

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

Blackfly on philadelphus

Blackfly on philadelphus

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Pyracantha 'Orange Glow' AGM (Firethorn)

Pyracantha 'Orange Glow' AGM (Firethorn)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

<em>Clematis montana</em> Anemone clematis

Clematis montana Anemone clematis

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Deutzia gracilis

Deutzia gracilis

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.

Lathyrus odoratus (Sweet pea)

Lathyrus odoratus (Sweet pea)

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Campanula (Bellflower)

Campanula (Bellflower)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

Gazania

Gazania

Mushroom

Mushroom

Hypochoeris radicata (Cat's-ear)

Hypochoeris radicata (Cat's-ear)

Campanula (Bellflower)

Campanula (Bellflower)

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

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

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

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)

<em>Clematis jackmanii</em>

Clematis jackmanii

Ceanothus (Californian Lilac)

Ceanothus (Californian Lilac)

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