Plant list of photographs in the UKGardening gallery.

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Hydrangea

Hydrangea

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

Making leaf mould (7)

Making leaf mould (7)

Prunus laurocerasus (Laurel)

Prunus laurocerasus (Laurel)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Daisy

Daisy

A conceptual garden at Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

A conceptual garden at Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

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

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

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Pinching out tomatoes

Pinching out tomatoes

Water spouts in the grounds of Cowley Manor

Water spouts in the grounds of Cowley Manor

Centranthus ruber (valerian, red valerian)

Centranthus ruber (valerian, red valerian)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

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

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

Lantana camara

Lantana camara

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

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

Dahlia 'Golden Emblem'

Gerbera (African daisy)

Gerbera (African daisy)

Gerbera

Gerbera

Hebe

Hebe

Ribes nigrum (Blackcurrant)

Ribes nigrum (Blackcurrant)

Anthurium

Anthurium

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

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

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

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Ismene x fetalis (Peruvian daffodil, spider lily)

Ismene x fetalis (Peruvian daffodil, spider lily)

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

Primula denticulata (bog primula, drumstick primrose)

Brassica oleracea Acephala Group (Red Curly Kale)

Brassica oleracea Acephala Group (Red Curly Kale)

Dianthus chinensis

Dianthus chinensis

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

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender)

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

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

Cistus (Rock rose)

Cistus (Rock rose)

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould (9)

Making leaf mould (9)

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Lavatera (Tree mallow)

Lavatera (Tree mallow)

Corylus avellana (Hazel) catkins

Corylus avellana (Hazel) catkins

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Centaurea nigra (Common knapweed, Hardheads)

Centaurea nigra (Common knapweed, Hardheads)

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Pelargonium (Geranium)

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

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

Rose Perpétué

Rose Perpétué

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

Convallaria majalis (Lily-of-the-valley)

Ribes sanguineum v. Glutinosum (Pink flowering currant)

Ribes sanguineum v. Glutinosum (Pink flowering currant)

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Solenostemon scutellarioides (Coleus)

Solenostemon scutellarioides (Coleus)

Geranium

Geranium

Strawberry in a hanging basket

Strawberry in a hanging basket

Zantedeschia albomaculata (Calla Lily, Arum Lily)

Zantedeschia albomaculata (Calla Lily, Arum Lily)

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

Prunus serrulata (cherry, blossom)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Vine weevil - adult

Vine weevil - adult

Bumble bee on Hyacinth

Bumble bee on Hyacinth

Formal garden in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Formal garden in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Hebe

Hebe

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

Cedrus deodara - Deodar cedar, Himalayan cedar

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

Clematis 'Florida Sieboldii'

Polypodium vulgare (Fern) spores

Polypodium vulgare (Fern) spores

Philadelphus 'Sybille' (Mock orange)

Philadelphus 'Sybille' (Mock orange)

Beta vulgaris var. cicla (Swiss Chard)

Beta vulgaris var. cicla (Swiss Chard)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Nymphaea (Water lily)

Nymphaea (Water lily)

Ladybird (7 spot)

Ladybird (7 spot)

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

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Caterpiller

Caterpiller

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

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

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

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

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

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

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

Viola (Pansy)

Viola (Pansy)

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

<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

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Diascia fetcaniensis

Diascia fetcaniensis

Rubus (Blackberry, Bramble)

Rubus (Blackberry, Bramble)

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Azalea

Azalea

Alcea (Hollyhock) seedling

Alcea (Hollyhock) seedling

Petunia

Petunia

Pieris formosa var. Forrestii 'Wakehurst'

Pieris formosa var. Forrestii 'Wakehurst'

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Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Hemerocallis fulva (Daylily)

Hemerocallis fulva (Daylily)

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

Camellia japonica 'Gloire de Nantes' - seed pod

Ladybird (14 spot) on lily

Ladybird (14 spot) on lily

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' (Ornamental onion)

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' (Ornamental onion)

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Rosa (Rose)

Rosa (Rose)

Muscari armericanum (Grape hyacinth)

Muscari armericanum (Grape hyacinth)

Caterpillar eating hollyhock flower

Caterpillar eating hollyhock flower

Hosta 'Francee'

Hosta 'Francee'

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Making leaf mould (15)

Making leaf mould (15)

Lichen on oak branch

Lichen on oak branch

Antique tractor

Antique tractor

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Papaver (Poppy)

Papaver (Poppy)

Lamium album (White Dead Nettle)

Lamium album (White Dead Nettle)

Azalea

Azalea

Centranthus ruber (valerian, red valerian)

Centranthus ruber (valerian, red valerian)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

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

Dahlia 'Topmix Red'

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

Malus sylvestris (Crab apple) blossom

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

Camellia japonica 'Gloire de Nantes'

Lonicera pileata (Privet honeysuckle)

Lonicera pileata (Privet honeysuckle)

Scabiosa (Scabious, Pincushion flower)

Scabiosa (Scabious, Pincushion flower)

Stellaria holostea (Greater Stitchwort, Addersmeat)

Stellaria holostea (Greater Stitchwort, Addersmeat)

Scabiosa (Scabious, Pincushion flower)

Scabiosa (Scabious, Pincushion flower)

Lotus corniculatus (Bird's-foot-trefoil)

Lotus corniculatus (Bird's-foot-trefoil)

Viburnum carlesii

Viburnum carlesii

Viola (Pansy) - yellow with blotch

Viola (Pansy) - yellow with blotch

Ulex europaeus (Common Gorse)

Ulex europaeus (Common Gorse)

Lonicera (Honeysuckle)

Lonicera (Honeysuckle)

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

Primula denticulata (bog primula, drumstick primrose)

Ladybird (2 spot)

Ladybird (2 spot)

Yucca aloifolia (Spanish bayonet)

Yucca aloifolia (Spanish bayonet)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Aeshna juncea (Common Hawker) - Dragonfly

Aeshna juncea (Common Hawker) - Dragonfly

Waterlily

Waterlily

Paeonia suffruticosa 'Yoshinogawa' (Peony)

Paeonia suffruticosa 'Yoshinogawa' (Peony)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Nandina domestica (Heavenly bamboo)

Nandina domestica (Heavenly bamboo)

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Zantedeschia aethiopica (Arum lily)

Zantedeschia aethiopica (Arum lily)

Fagus sylvatica purperea (Purple beech)

Fagus sylvatica purperea (Purple beech)

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

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

Tilia x europaea (Common lime)

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

Camellia japonica 'Gloire de Nantes'

Colutea arborescens (Common bladder senna)

Colutea arborescens (Common bladder senna)

Ladybird (Pine) on philadelphus

Ladybird (Pine) on philadelphus

Iris

Iris

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Campanula (Bellflower)

Campanula (Bellflower)

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

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

Frozen shrub

Frozen shrub

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Deutzia gracilis

Deutzia gracilis

Malus domestica (Apple) - fan trained

Malus domestica (Apple) - fan trained

Rhus typhina (Stag's Horn Sumach)

Rhus typhina (Stag's Horn Sumach)

<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'

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Primula

Primula

Cyclamen

Cyclamen

Dianthus

Dianthus

Lobelia erinus

Lobelia erinus

Fremontodendron californicum 'California Glory' (California Flannel Bush)

Fremontodendron californicum 'California Glory' (California Flannel Bush)

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

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato)

Acer palmatum 'Seiryu' (Maple, Japanese maple)

Acer palmatum 'Seiryu' (Maple, Japanese maple)

Centaurea nigra (Common knapweed, Hardheads)

Centaurea nigra (Common knapweed, Hardheads)

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

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

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

Lemon

Lemon

Petunia

Petunia

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

Scabiosa (Scabious, Pincushion flower)

Scabiosa (Scabious, Pincushion flower)

Tulip

Tulip

Primula

Primula

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Almond

Almond

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

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

Zantedeschia albomaculata (Calla Lily, Arum Lily)

Zantedeschia albomaculata (Calla Lily, Arum Lily)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

<em>Clematis montana</em> Anemone clematis

Clematis montana Anemone clematis

Caterpiller

Caterpiller

Quercus robur (Oak, English oak, Common oak)

Quercus robur (Oak, English oak, Common oak)

Rubus (Blackberry, Bramble)

Rubus (Blackberry, Bramble)

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)

Elephant statue from 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Elephant statue from 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

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

Slug

Slug

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge

Rosa 'Sweet Chariot' (Rose)

Rosa 'Sweet Chariot' (Rose)

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

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

Woodlouse

Woodlouse

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Agave

Agave

Muscari armericanum (Grape hyacinth)

Muscari armericanum (Grape hyacinth)

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Ladybird (7 spot)

Ladybird (7 spot)

Cosmos 'Sensation'

Cosmos 'Sensation'

Nicotiana (Tobacco plant)

Nicotiana (Tobacco plant)

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

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

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

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

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

Trametes versicolor (Turkeytail)

Petunia

Petunia

<em>Crocus biflorus</em>

Crocus biflorus

Araucaria araucana (Monkey-puzzle)

Araucaria araucana (Monkey-puzzle)

Viola (Pansy)

Viola (Pansy)

Ladybird (7 spot)

Ladybird (7 spot)

Daisy

Daisy

Cytisus scoparius (Broom)

Cytisus scoparius (Broom)

Euphorbia milii var. splendens (Coronne des Epines)

Euphorbia milii var. splendens (Coronne des Epines)

Philadelphus 'Sybille' (Mock orange)

Philadelphus 'Sybille' (Mock orange)

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

Juvenile european garden spiders (Araneus diadematus)

Magnolia

Magnolia

Sweet chestnut tree

Sweet chestnut tree

Plumbago auriculata syn. P. capensis (Cape leadwort)

Plumbago auriculata syn. P. capensis (Cape leadwort)

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Agapanthus africanus 'Bressingham white'  (African lily)

Agapanthus africanus 'Bressingham white' (African lily)

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

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

Quercus rubra (Red oak)

Quercus rubra (Red oak)

Difference in size of oak leaf

Difference in size of oak leaf

Fennel (seedhead)

Fennel (seedhead)

Forsythia x intermedia

Forsythia x intermedia

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

Narcissus 'Camelot' (Daffodil)

Quercus robur (Common oak) with spangle gall

Quercus robur (Common oak) with spangle gall

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

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

Strawberry flowers

Strawberry flowers

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

Taraxacum officinale (Dandelion) 'clock'

Taraxacum officinale (Dandelion) 'clock'

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

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

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

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

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

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

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy - ripe seed pod)

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy - ripe seed pod)

Chaenomeles speciosa (Ornamental quince, japonica, Japanese quince)

Chaenomeles speciosa (Ornamental quince, japonica, Japanese quince)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana

<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'

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

Hawthorn shield/stink bug (Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale)

Compost bin (modular recycled plastic bins)

Compost bin (modular recycled plastic bins)

<em>Fuchsia</em>

Fuchsia

<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.

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

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

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

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Pyracantha rogersiana 'Flava'

Pyracantha rogersiana 'Flava'

Azalea

Azalea

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

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender) with Bee

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Nymphaea (Water lily)

Nymphaea (Water lily)

Viola (Pansy)

Viola (Pansy)

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

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

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

Crocus tommasinianus Crocus, Dutch crocus, giant crocus

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' (Ornamental onion)

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' (Ornamental onion)

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy with open seed pod)

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy with open seed pod)

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Pelargonium (Geranium)

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

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender)

Ranunculus (Buttercup)

Ranunculus (Buttercup)

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

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender)

Curcurbita (Marrow)

Curcurbita (Marrow)

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

Aster novi-belgii 'Marie Ballard'

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

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

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

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

Primula

Primula

Syringa (Lilac)

Syringa (Lilac)

Hypochoeris radicata (Cat's-ear)

Hypochoeris radicata (Cat's-ear)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

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

Eryngium giganteum (Miss Wilmott's ghost)

Log pile

Log pile

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum

Cycas revoluta (Sago palm)

Cycas revoluta (Sago palm)

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

Dahlia 'Geerlings Cupido'

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Ladybird larvae

Ladybird larvae

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Myosotis scorpioides (Water forget-me-not)

Myosotis scorpioides (Water forget-me-not)

Taxus baccata (Yew)

Taxus baccata (Yew)

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

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

Potting on 2

Potting on 2

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

Vanessa atalanta Red Admiral butterfly

Potting on 5

Potting on 5

Geranium

Geranium

Erythronium kondo (Dog's-tooth violet)

Erythronium kondo (Dog's-tooth violet)

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)

Water Snail

Water Snail

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

Solanum nigrum (Black nightshade)

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

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

Spiraea nipponica 'Snowmound'

Spiraea nipponica 'Snowmound'

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

Trametes versicolor (Turkeytail)

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

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

Split tomato due to infrequent watering

Split tomato due to infrequent watering

Lotus corniculatus (Bird's-foot-trefoil)

Lotus corniculatus (Bird's-foot-trefoil)

Ribes nigrum (Blackcurrant)

Ribes nigrum (Blackcurrant)

Chaenomeles japonica (Quince)

Chaenomeles japonica (Quince)

Primula

Primula

Hemeocallis (Daylily)

Hemeocallis (Daylily)

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Magnolia

Magnolia

Anthurium

Anthurium

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P1010885.jpg

Azalea

Azalea

Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort)

Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort)

Vine weevil - adult

Vine weevil - adult

Seed propagation

Seed propagation

Rose hips

Rose hips

Pentaglottis sempervirens (Green Alkanet)

Pentaglottis sempervirens (Green Alkanet)

Rosehips over water

Rosehips over water

Lupin

Lupin

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

Ilex aquifolium (Holly)

Saxifraga x arendsii

Saxifraga x arendsii

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

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

Bumble bee

Bumble bee

Large beefsteak tomato cut in two

Large beefsteak tomato cut in two

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Campanula (Bellflower)

Campanula (Bellflower)

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

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

<em>Clematis</em>

Clematis

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy)

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy)

<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'

Primula

Primula

Duck

Duck

Cytisus scoparius (Broom)

Cytisus scoparius (Broom)

Deutzia gracilis

Deutzia gracilis

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

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

<em>Clematis jackmanii</em>

Clematis jackmanii

Viola (Pansy)

Viola (Pansy)

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

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

<em>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)

Pilosella aurantiaca - Orange hawkweed

Pilosella aurantiaca - Orange hawkweed

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

Crocus vernus Crocus, Dutch crocus, giant crocus

Iris graminea (Iris)

Iris graminea (Iris)

Alliaria petiolata (Garlic mustard)

Alliaria petiolata (Garlic mustard)

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Primula 'Candelabra' (Candelabra primula)

Primula 'Candelabra' (Candelabra primula)

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

Camellia japonica 'Contessa Lavinia Maggi'

Viburnum

Viburnum

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

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

Plumbago auriculata syn. P. capensis (Cape leadwort)

Plumbago auriculata syn. P. capensis (Cape leadwort)

Acanthus spinosus (Bears breeches)

Acanthus spinosus (Bears breeches)

Patio planter

Patio planter

Buddleja

Buddleja

Verbena 'Waterfall Mixed'

Verbena 'Waterfall Mixed'

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Flame'

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Flame'

Duck with ducklings

Duck with ducklings

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

Cyclamen purpurascens syn. C. europaeum, C. fatrense

Crocosmia (Montbretia)

Crocosmia (Montbretia)

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.

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

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

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

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

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Helenium autumnale

Helenium autumnale

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Hemeocallis fulva (Daylily)

Hemeocallis fulva (Daylily)

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

Primula vulgaris (primrose, common primrose, English primrose)

Succulent

Succulent

Moss in the lawn

Moss in the lawn

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

Cedrus deodara - Deodar cedar, Himalayan cedar

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

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

Malus sylvestris (Crab apple) blossom

Chaenomeles (Quince)

Chaenomeles (Quince)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

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

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

Wildflower Display

Wildflower Display

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) in flower

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) in flower

Grass snake

Grass snake

Mahonia japonica

Mahonia japonica

Campanula (Bellflower)

Campanula (Bellflower)

Colutea arborescens (Common bladder senna)

Colutea arborescens (Common bladder senna)

Rock Garden

Rock Garden

Hosta

Hosta

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Bambusa (bamboo)

Bambusa (bamboo)

Coconut palm

Coconut palm

Forsythia x intermedia

Forsythia x intermedia

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

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IMG_0950-blossom-01

Bromeliaceae (Bromeliad)

Bromeliaceae (Bromeliad)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

New Guinea impatiens

New Guinea impatiens

Frozen shrub

Frozen shrub

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IMG_6817.jpg

Yucca aloifolia (Spanish bayonet)

Yucca aloifolia (Spanish bayonet)

Viburnum opulus (Guelder Rose) berries

Viburnum opulus (Guelder Rose) berries

Acanthus spinosus (Bears breeches)

Acanthus spinosus (Bears breeches)

Viburnum plicatum (Japanese Snow Ball Bush)

Viburnum plicatum (Japanese Snow Ball Bush)

Summer bedding planter

Summer bedding planter

Frozen water

Frozen water

Cordyline australis 'Purpurea' (Cabbage palm)

Cordyline australis 'Purpurea' (Cabbage palm)

Prunus spinosa (Blackthorn)

Prunus spinosa (Blackthorn)

Gazania

Gazania

Isotoma 'Avantgarde Blue'

Isotoma 'Avantgarde Blue'

Blight on tomatoes

Blight on tomatoes

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

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

Chaenomeles speciosa (Ornamental quince, japonica, Japanese quince)

Chaenomeles speciosa (Ornamental quince, japonica, Japanese quince)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Hottonia palustris (Water violet , Featherfoil)

Hottonia palustris (Water violet , Featherfoil)

Campanula (Bellflower)

Campanula (Bellflower)

Mildew on melon plant

Mildew on melon plant

Mahonia japonica

Mahonia japonica

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IMG_8968.jpg

Cistus x purpureus (Rock rose, Sun rose)

Cistus x purpureus (Rock rose, Sun rose)

<em>Clematis</em>

Clematis

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Rose (Pansy)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Rose (Pansy)

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

Malus sylvestris (Crab apple) blossom

Houttuynia cordata 'Variegata'

Houttuynia cordata 'Variegata'

Wild garlic

Wild garlic

<em>Dahlia</em>

Dahlia

Quercus robur (Oak, English oak, Common oak)

Quercus robur (Oak, English oak, Common oak)

Viola (Pansy)

Viola (Pansy)

Regal pelargonium

Regal pelargonium

Wisteria sinensis (Chinese wisteria)

Wisteria sinensis (Chinese wisteria)

Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' AGM (Lilyturf)

Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' AGM (Lilyturf)

Viburnum carlesii

Viburnum carlesii

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

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

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.

Hemerocallis fulva (Daylily)

Hemerocallis fulva (Daylily)

Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary)

Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary)

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Alcea (Hollyhock) with bumble bee

Alcea (Hollyhock) with bumble bee

Squirrel

Squirrel

Making leaf mould (13)

Making leaf mould (13)

Duck

Duck

Quercus robur (Oak) tree

Quercus robur (Oak) tree

Cistus (Rock rose)

Cistus (Rock rose)

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

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

Malus floribunda (Japanese flowering crab apple)

Patio planter with a lilac theme

Patio planter with a lilac theme

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

Canna (Canna lily) poss. 'Bengal tiger'

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Mahonia japonica

Mahonia japonica

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

Convallaria majalis (Lily-of-the-valley)

Primula

Primula

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

Narcissus 'Camelot' (Daffodil)

Lobelia erinus

Lobelia erinus

Fremontodendron californicum 'California Glory' (California Flannel Bush)

Fremontodendron californicum 'California Glory' (California Flannel Bush)

Cacti

Cacti

Brassica rapa (Turnip)

Brassica rapa (Turnip)

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

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

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

Hawthorn shield/stink bug (Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale)

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

Dahlia 'Arabian Knight'

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Blackfly on philadelphus

Blackfly on philadelphus

Araucaria araucana (Monkey-puzzle)

Araucaria araucana (Monkey-puzzle)

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

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

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image69

Seedling (Tomato)

Seedling (Tomato)

Heron

Heron

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

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

Geometra papilionaria Large Emerald moth

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Ladybird (7 spot)

Ladybird (7 spot)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Primula

Primula

Lonicera (Honeysuckle)

Lonicera (Honeysuckle)

Ants

Ants

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

Malus sylvestris (Crab apple)

Rosa 'Ballerina' (Polyantha rose)

Rosa 'Ballerina' (Polyantha rose)

Caltha palustris (Kingcup, Marsh marigold)

Caltha palustris (Kingcup, Marsh marigold)

Pelargonium Ivy-leaved hybrid (Geranium)

Pelargonium Ivy-leaved hybrid (Geranium)

Mahonia japonica

Mahonia japonica

Hebe

Hebe

Mahonia japonica

Mahonia japonica

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Pelargonium (Geranium)

<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)

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

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Zantedeschia

Zantedeschia

Solenostemon scutellarioides (Coleus)

Solenostemon scutellarioides (Coleus)

Ornamental grass

Ornamental grass

Cistus (Rock rose)

Cistus (Rock rose)

Chaenomeles 'In Variety' (Quince)

Chaenomeles 'In Variety' (Quince)

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Papaver orientale (Ornamental poppy)

Papaver orientale (Ornamental poppy)

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

Angle Shades caterpillar (Phlogophora meticulosa)

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Cherry

Cherry

Slug

Slug

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort, Fighting cocks)

Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort, Fighting cocks)

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Chusquea culeou

Chusquea culeou

Bougainvillea glabra

Bougainvillea glabra

Quercus rubra (Red oak)

Quercus rubra (Red oak)

<em>Fuchsia</em>

Fuchsia

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

Clematis 'Lambton Park'

Gerbera (African daisy)

Gerbera (African daisy)

Palm House at Royal Botanic Gardens. Kew

Palm House at Royal Botanic Gardens. Kew

Patio planter

Patio planter

Mushroom

Mushroom

Hosta 'Tardiana group'  (Plantain lily, Funkia)

Hosta 'Tardiana group' (Plantain lily, Funkia)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Chile Black'

Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Chile Black'

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - catkins

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - catkins

Blossom

Blossom

Fallopia japonica syn. Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed)

Fallopia japonica syn. Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed)

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

Hawthorn shield bug (Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale)

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

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

Summer chafer (Amphimallon solstitialis)

Summer chafer (Amphimallon solstitialis)

<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)

Convallaria majalis (Lily-of-the-valley)

Convallaria majalis (Lily-of-the-valley)

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IMG_0198.jpg

Malus domestica 'Bramley's Seedling' (Apple)

Malus domestica 'Bramley's Seedling' (Apple)

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

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

Palm

Palm

Thumus vulgaris (Thyme)

Thumus vulgaris (Thyme)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Primula

Primula

Betula pendula (Birch)

Betula pendula (Birch)

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Papaver orientale 'Allegro'

Papaver orientale 'Allegro'

Hydrangea quercifolia (Lace cap hydrangea)

Hydrangea quercifolia (Lace cap hydrangea)

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

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

Hebe

Hebe

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

Convallaria majalis (Lily-of-the-valley)

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

Seedling (Tomato)

Seedling (Tomato)

Leaf miner

Leaf miner

Fencing

Fencing

Hydrangea quercifolia (Lace cap hydrangea)

Hydrangea quercifolia (Lace cap hydrangea)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

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>Solanum dulcamara</em> (Woody nightshade)

Solanum dulcamara (Woody nightshade)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

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

Narcissus 'Camelot' (Daffodil)

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

Fritillaria meleagris (Snake's head fritillary)

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

Chocolate-tip caterpillar (Clostera curtula)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Tulip

Tulip

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

Leucanthemum x superbum 'Aglaia' (Shasta daisy)

Viola (Pansy)

Viola (Pansy)

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

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

Hebe

Hebe

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

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

Mushroom poss. Boletus luridus

Mushroom poss. Boletus luridus

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Quercus robur (Common oak) with oak apple gall

Quercus robur (Common oak) with oak apple gall

<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'

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

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

Amanita muscaria (Fly agaric)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Roof Garden

Roof Garden

<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.

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

Fuchsia 'Dollar Princess'

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

Large rose sawfly (Arge pagana) larva

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

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

Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist)

Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist)

Papaver orientale 'Allegro'

Papaver orientale 'Allegro'

Ladybird larvae

Ladybird larvae

Ismene x fetalis (Peruvian daffodil, spider lily)

Ismene x fetalis (Peruvian daffodil, spider lily)

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' (Ornamental onion)

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' (Ornamental onion)

Cercis siliquastrum (Judas tree, Redbud)

Cercis siliquastrum (Judas tree, Redbud)

Lantana camara

Lantana camara

Clianthus punieus 'Albus'

Clianthus punieus 'Albus'

Lobelia erinus

Lobelia erinus

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Stag beetle (Larva,grub)

Stag beetle (Larva,grub)

Gladiolus communis (Gladioli)

Gladiolus communis (Gladioli)

Potting on 3

Potting on 3

<em>Clematis</em> 'Arabella'

Clematis 'Arabella'

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Lathyrus odoratus (Sweet pea)

Lathyrus odoratus (Sweet pea)

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

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

Azalea

Azalea

Vine weevil - juvenile

Vine weevil - juvenile

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

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

Blossom

Blossom

Lobelia erinus

Lobelia erinus

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

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image42

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

Forget-me-not

Forget-me-not

Hosta (Plantain lily, Funkia)

Hosta (Plantain lily, Funkia)

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

Solanum nigrum (Black nightshade)

Cherry blossom

Cherry blossom

<em>Fuchsia</em>

Fuchsia

Geranium 'Johnson's Blue' (Cranesbill)

Geranium 'Johnson's Blue' (Cranesbill)

Bonsai

Bonsai

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

Fritillaria meleagris (Snake's head fritillary)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato)

Bergenia 'Baby Doll' (Elephant's ears)

Bergenia 'Baby Doll' (Elephant's ears)

Pond cover

Pond cover

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

Lunaria annua syn. L. biennis (Honesty)

Lathyrus odoratus 'Melody' (Sweet pea)

Lathyrus odoratus 'Melody' (Sweet pea)

Lobelia erinus

Lobelia erinus

Frozen water

Frozen water

Waterfall

Waterfall

Compost bin (just starting the composting process)

Compost bin (just starting the composting process)

Philadelphus 'Sybille' (Mock orange)

Philadelphus 'Sybille' (Mock orange)

<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).

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy)

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy)

Gerbera (African daisy)

Gerbera (African daisy)

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

Phymatocera aterrima (Solomon's seal sawfly) larvae

Stellaria holostea (Greater Stitchwort, Addersmeat)

Stellaria holostea (Greater Stitchwort, Addersmeat)

Quercus robur (Oak, English oak, Common oak)

Quercus robur (Oak, English oak, Common oak)

Capsicum annuum (Bell pepper) - growing in the greenhouse

Capsicum annuum (Bell pepper) - growing in the greenhouse

Pelargonium Ivy-leaved hybrid (Geranium)

Pelargonium Ivy-leaved hybrid (Geranium)

Lemon

Lemon

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Azalea

Azalea

Ranunculus repens (Buttercup, Creeping Buttercup)

Ranunculus repens (Buttercup, Creeping Buttercup)

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

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

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

Aglais io Peacock butterfly (European peacock)

Clematis

Clematis

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Rosa (Rose)

Rosa (Rose)

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Lupin

Lupin

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

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

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

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

Euphorbia milii var. splendens (Coronne des Epines)

Euphorbia milii var. splendens (Coronne des Epines)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

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

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

Lavatera (Tree mallow)

Lavatera (Tree mallow)

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Campanula takesimana (Korean Bellflower, Bellflower)

Campanula takesimana (Korean Bellflower, Bellflower)

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Garden design

Garden design

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

Slug

Slug

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

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

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

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

Tree trunk

Tree trunk

Hieracium pilosella (Hawkweed)

Hieracium pilosella (Hawkweed)

Hemeocallis (Daylily)

Hemeocallis (Daylily)

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

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

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

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

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Ladybird (14 spot) on lily

Ladybird (14 spot) on lily

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Acer (Maple)

Acer (Maple)

Washingtonia robusta (Fan palm)

Washingtonia robusta (Fan palm)

Praying matis

Praying matis

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

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

Leaf mould (finely chopped after running over with lawnmower)

Leaf mould (finely chopped after running over with lawnmower)

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

Malus sylvestris (Crab apple) blossom

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IMG_9227.jpg

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

Prunus serrulata 'Kanzan' AGM (cherry, blossom)

Compost bin (traditional heap)

Compost bin (traditional heap)

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.

Landscape with bluebells

Landscape with bluebells

Tanacetum argenteum syn. Achillea argentea

Tanacetum argenteum syn. Achillea argentea

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

Primula denticulata (bog primula, drumstick primrose)

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IMG_8967.jpg

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Bromeliaceae (Bromeliad)

Bromeliaceae (Bromeliad)

Bergenia syn. Megasea (Saxifragaceae)

Bergenia syn. Megasea (Saxifragaceae)

Bumble bee

Bumble bee

<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)

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

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

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

Bougainvillea glabra

Bougainvillea glabra

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

Large white, cabbage white (Pieris brassicae) caterpillar

<em>Dahlia</em>

Dahlia

Hyacinthus orientalis (Hyacinth, Dutch Hyacinth)

Hyacinthus orientalis (Hyacinth, Dutch Hyacinth)

<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)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Pure White (Pansy)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Pure White (Pansy)

Erica (Heath , Heather)

Erica (Heath , Heather)

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

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

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Chaenomeles japonica (Quince)

Chaenomeles japonica (Quince)

Alliaria petiolata (Garlic mustard)

Alliaria petiolata (Garlic mustard)

Plumbago auriculata syn. P. capensis (Cape leadwort)

Plumbago auriculata syn. P. capensis (Cape leadwort)

Ulex europaeus (Common Gorse)

Ulex europaeus (Common Gorse)

Rose moss

Rose moss

Ladybird

Ladybird

Lychnis coronaria alba (White rose Campion)

Lychnis coronaria alba (White rose Campion)

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

Angle Shades caterpillar (Phlogophora meticulosa)

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

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

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Oxalis articulata (Shamrock)

Oxalis articulata (Shamrock)

Primula

Primula

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

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

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

Spathiphyllum cochlearispathum (Peace Lily)

Spathiphyllum cochlearispathum (Peace Lily)

Typha latifolia (Bulrush)

Typha latifolia (Bulrush)

Spiraea japonica

Spiraea japonica

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

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

Ipomoea hederacea (Morning glory)

Ipomoea hederacea (Morning glory)

Blackberry

Blackberry

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

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

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Hosta 'Yellow River'

Hosta 'Yellow River'

Magnolia

Magnolia

<em>Crocus biflorus</em>

Crocus biflorus

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Penstemon

Penstemon

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Ribes sanguineum v. Glutinosum (Pink flowering currant)

Ribes sanguineum v. Glutinosum (Pink flowering currant)

Petunia

Petunia

Hypochaeris radicata (Cat's-ear)

Hypochaeris radicata (Cat's-ear)

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

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

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Seedling (Tomato)

Seedling (Tomato)

<em>Clematis</em> 'Rebecca'

Clematis 'Rebecca'

Tropaeolum majus (Nastutium)

Tropaeolum majus (Nastutium)

Bibio marci (St. Mark's Fly)

Bibio marci (St. Mark's Fly)

Hebe

Hebe

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

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

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

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P1000241

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

Chaenomeles (Quince)

Chaenomeles (Quince)

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

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

Vinca minor (Common periwinkle, Lesser periwinkle)

Vinca minor (Common periwinkle, Lesser periwinkle)

Duck

Duck

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

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

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato)

Heron

Heron

Mixed border

Mixed border

<em>Clematis armandii</em>

Clematis armandii

Polygonatum (Solomon's Seal)

Polygonatum (Solomon's Seal)

Lathyrus odoratus (Sweet pea)

Lathyrus odoratus (Sweet pea)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Syringa (Lilac)

Syringa (Lilac)

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

Canna (Canna lily) poss. 'Durban'

Making leaf mould (11)

Making leaf mould (11)

Quercus robur (Common oak)

Quercus robur (Common oak)

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Blue tit on feeding station

Blue tit on feeding station

Cytisus scoparius (Broom)

Cytisus scoparius (Broom)

Daisy

Daisy

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>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

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

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

Hypochoeris radicata (Cat's-ear)

Hypochoeris radicata (Cat's-ear)

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

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender) with bee

<em>Fuchsia</em>

Fuchsia

Wildflower Display

Wildflower Display

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

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

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

Large white, cabbage white (Pieris brassicae) caterpillar

Orchid

Orchid

Wisteria sinensis (Chinese wisteria)

Wisteria sinensis (Chinese wisteria)

Gazania

Gazania

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.

Primula

Primula

Acanthus spinosus (Bears breeches)

Acanthus spinosus (Bears breeches)

Gazania

Gazania

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IMG_1502.jpg

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Blossom

Blossom

Primula, polyanthus

Primula, polyanthus

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

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

Common lizard (Zootoca vivipara)

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

Amanita muscaria (Fly agaric)

<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

Compost bin (just starting the composting process)

Compost bin (just starting the composting process)

Common newt

Common newt

Kniphofia (Red hot poker, torch lily)

Kniphofia (Red hot poker, torch lily)

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Gerbera (African daisy)

Gerbera (African daisy)

Papaver (Poppy)

Papaver (Poppy)

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

<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)

Ladybird

Ladybird

Plumbago auriculata syn. P. capensis (Cape leadwort)

Plumbago auriculata syn. P. capensis (Cape leadwort)

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

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

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

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

Dicentra spectabilis (Bleeding heart, Dutchman's trousers)

Malus domestica (Apple)

Malus domestica (Apple)

Agave

Agave

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Heron trying to catch fish

Heron trying to catch fish

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Deutzia gracilis

Deutzia gracilis

Petunia

Petunia

Primula

Primula

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

Crocus vernus Crocus, Dutch crocus, giant crocus

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Hemeocallis fulva (Daylily)

Hemeocallis fulva (Daylily)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Duck with chicks

Duck with chicks

Ants

Ants

Deutzia crenata

Deutzia crenata

Deutzia gracilis

Deutzia gracilis

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Deutzia gracilis

Deutzia gracilis

Pentaglottis sempervirens (Green Alkanet)

Pentaglottis sempervirens (Green Alkanet)

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

Azalea

Azalea

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

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

Crab spider (Misumena vatia) on foxglove

Rhododendron 'Porzellan'

Rhododendron 'Porzellan'

Lemon

Lemon

Allium sphaerocephalon (Round-headed leek)

Allium sphaerocephalon (Round-headed leek)

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

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

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnut catkins

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnut catkins

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

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

Nursery web spider (Pisaura mirabilis)

Pond waterfall

Pond waterfall

Papaver somniferum (Poppy)

Papaver somniferum (Poppy)

Erica (Heath , Heather)

Erica (Heath , Heather)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Hemeocallis fulva (Daylily)

Hemeocallis fulva (Daylily)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnut catkins

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnut catkins

Caterpiller

Caterpiller

Azalea

Azalea

Sempervivum (Houseleek)

Sempervivum (Houseleek)

<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)

Osmanthus x burkwoodii, syn. x Osmarea burkwoodii

Osmanthus x burkwoodii, syn. x Osmarea burkwoodii

Trees covered in snow

Trees covered in snow

Petunia

Petunia

Rhododendron 'John Cairns'

Rhododendron 'John Cairns'

Fallopia japonica syn. Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed)

Fallopia japonica syn. Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed)

P1000146

P1000146

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

Ulex europaeus (Common gorse)

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

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

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

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

Crab spider (Misumena vatia - female)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

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

Speckled bush cricket (juvenile) Leptophyes punctatissima

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Viola (Pansy)

Viola (Pansy)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Pinching out side shoots from cordon tomatoes (3)

Pinching out side shoots from cordon tomatoes (3)

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

Hawthorn shield/stink bug (Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale) on clematis

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Erica (Heath, Heather)

Mushroom

Mushroom

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

Slowworm (Anguis fragilis)

<em>Clematis montana</em> Anemone clematis

Clematis montana Anemone clematis

Hypochaeris radicata (Cat's-ear)

Hypochaeris radicata (Cat's-ear)

Forsythia x intermedia

Forsythia x intermedia

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

Fritillaria meleagris (Snake's head fritillary)

Hosta 'Pinwheel'

Hosta 'Pinwheel'

Making leaf mould (12)

Making leaf mould (12)

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

Crocus vernus Crocus, Dutch crocus, giant crocus

Lychnis coronaria (Rose Campion)

Lychnis coronaria (Rose Campion)

Formal garden in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Formal garden in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Anemone blanda

Anemone blanda

Garden design

Garden design

Formal arch in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Formal arch in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

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

Primula vulgaris (primrose, common primrose, English primrose)

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

Aglais io Peacock butterfly (European peacock)

<em>Fuchsia</em>

Fuchsia

Bougainvillea glabra

Bougainvillea glabra

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily) - Bulb

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily) - Bulb

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Malus domestica (Apple)

Malus domestica (Apple)

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Lonicera (Honeysuckle)

Lonicera (Honeysuckle)

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Compost bin (square pre-fabricated)

Compost bin (square pre-fabricated)

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

Trametes versicolor (Turkeytail)

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

Large white, cabbage white (Pieris brassicae) caterpillar

Making leaf mould (6)

Making leaf mould (6)

<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)

Coconut palm

Coconut palm

Blossom

Blossom

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

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender) with hoverfly

Mentha aquatica (Water mint)

Mentha aquatica (Water mint)

<em>Fuchsia</em>

Fuchsia

Sorbus aucuparia (Mountain ash, Rowan)

Sorbus aucuparia (Mountain ash, Rowan)

<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)

Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii (Tree peony)

Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii (Tree peony)

Tulip

Tulip

Daisy

Daisy

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

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

Dicentra spectabilis (Bleeding heart, Dutchman's trousers)

Potting on 4

Potting on 4

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

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

Azalea

Azalea

Rope trellis

Rope trellis

Pond

Pond

Chaenomeles 'In Variety' (Quince)

Chaenomeles 'In Variety' (Quince)

Lathyrus odoratus 'Fragrant skies' (Sweet pea)

Lathyrus odoratus 'Fragrant skies' (Sweet pea)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

Quercus rubra (Red oak)

Quercus rubra (Red oak)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

Centranthus ruber (valerian, red valerian)

Centranthus ruber (valerian, red valerian)

Song thrush sitting on vibunum in the snow

Song thrush sitting on vibunum in the snow

Lilium (Asiatic Lily)

Lilium (Asiatic Lily)

Patio planter with a lilac theme

Patio planter with a lilac theme

Aegopodium podagraria (Ground elder, Bishop's Weed)

Aegopodium podagraria (Ground elder, Bishop's Weed)

Primula

Primula

<em>Clematis</em>

Clematis

Mushroom

Mushroom

Lychnis coronaria (Rose Campion, Dusty Miller)

Lychnis coronaria (Rose Campion, Dusty Miller)

Fig

Fig

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Skimmia japonica 'Rubella'

Skimmia japonica 'Rubella'

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Viola odorata (Sweet violet , pansy)

Viola odorata (Sweet violet , pansy)

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

Geometra papilionaria Large Emerald moth

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

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P1010744.jpg

Dianthus

Dianthus

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

Fritillaria meleagris (Snake's head fritillary)

Primula japonica

Primula japonica

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

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image85

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Syringa (Lilac)

Syringa (Lilac)

Ipomoea hederacea (Morning glory)

Ipomoea hederacea (Morning glory)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' (Spotted laurel)

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' (Spotted laurel)

Quercus robur (Common oak) - covered in snow

Quercus robur (Common oak) - covered in snow

Cherry blossom

Cherry blossom

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Bougainvillea 'Purple-Robe'

Bougainvillea 'Purple-Robe'

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

Iris ensata (Japanese clematis flowered iris, Japanese iris)

Frozen shrub

Frozen shrub

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

Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist)

Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Vinca minor (Common periwinkle, Lesser periwinkle)

Vinca minor (Common periwinkle, Lesser periwinkle)

Crocosmia (Montbretia)

Crocosmia (Montbretia)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Pricking out

Pricking out

Alcea (Hollyhock) seed pod

Alcea (Hollyhock) seed pod

Alcea (Hollyhock) seed pod

Alcea (Hollyhock) seed pod

Sorbus aucuparia (Mountain ash, Rowan)

Sorbus aucuparia (Mountain ash, Rowan)

Lactuca sativa (Lettuce)

Lactuca sativa (Lettuce)

Ladybird larvae

Ladybird larvae

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

Strawberry - ripening fruit

Strawberry - ripening fruit

Isotoma 'Avantgarde Blue'

Isotoma 'Avantgarde Blue'

Knarled bark of tree

Knarled bark of tree

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

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

Slug

Slug

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.

<em>Clematis armandii</em>

Clematis armandii

Fern

Fern

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

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

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

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender) with Bee

Orchid

Orchid

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.

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

Crocus tommasinianus (Crocus) Galanthus (snowdrop)

Chaenomeles 'In Variety' (Quince)

Chaenomeles 'In Variety' (Quince)

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Flame'

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Flame'

Vinca minor (Common periwinkle, Lesser periwinkle)

Vinca minor (Common periwinkle, Lesser periwinkle)

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

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

Alcea (Hollyhock) with bumble bee

Alcea (Hollyhock) with bumble bee

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)

Mixed border

Mixed border

Papaver orientale (Ornamental poppy)

Papaver orientale (Ornamental poppy)

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Cistus x purpureus (Rock rose, Sun rose)

Cistus x purpureus (Rock rose, Sun rose)

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

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

Hosta 'Crested Surf'

Hosta 'Crested Surf'

Passiflora caerulea (Passion flower)

Passiflora caerulea (Passion flower)

Deer

Deer

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

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

Salvia officinalis 'Purpurascens' (Purple sage)

Salvia officinalis 'Purpurascens' (Purple sage)

Compost bin (modular recycled plastic bins)

Compost bin (modular recycled plastic bins)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Rhamnus alaternus 'Argenteovariegata' (AGM)

Rhamnus alaternus 'Argenteovariegata' (AGM)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Lobelia erinus

Lobelia erinus

Banana

Banana

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Bergenia syn. Megasea (Saxifragaceae)

Bergenia syn. Megasea (Saxifragaceae)

Lathyrus odoratus (Sweet pea)

Lathyrus odoratus (Sweet pea)

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

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

Lychnis coronaria alba (White rose Campion)

Lychnis coronaria alba (White rose Campion)

Frozen water

Frozen water

Formal garden in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Formal garden in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Petunia

Petunia

Hebe

Hebe

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

Bergenia cordifolia (Heart-leaf bergenia, Elephant ears)

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

Cotoneaster simonsii (Himalyan cotoneaster)

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

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

Pelargonium Ivy-leaved hybrid (Geranium) - plant plugs

Pelargonium Ivy-leaved hybrid (Geranium) - plant plugs

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Rose (Pansy)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Rose (Pansy)

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Flame'

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Flame'

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Myosotis scorpioides (Water forget-me-not)

Myosotis scorpioides (Water forget-me-not)

Fagus sylvatica var. heterophylla (Beech)

Fagus sylvatica var. heterophylla (Beech)

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IMG_0030.jpg

Split tomato due to infrequent watering

Split tomato due to infrequent watering

Lichen on oak branch

Lichen on oak branch

Vine weevil - adult

Vine weevil - adult

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

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

Amanita muscaria (Fly agaric)

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

Slowworm (Anguis fragilis)

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

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

Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii (Tree peony)

Paeonia lutea var. ludlowii (Tree peony)

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

Primula

Primula

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

Aubrieta 'Royal Velvet'

Malus domestica 'Bramley's Seedling' (Apple)

Malus domestica 'Bramley's Seedling' (Apple)

Viburnum carlesii

Viburnum carlesii

Wier at Cowley Manor

Wier at Cowley Manor

Azalea

Azalea

Syringa (Lilac)

Syringa (Lilac)

Palm

Palm

Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary)

Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary)

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.

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

Piptoporus betulinus (Birch polypore, bracket or birch fungus )

Ladybird (7 spot) on philadelphus

Ladybird (7 spot) on philadelphus

<em>Clematis</em> 'Cezanne'

Clematis 'Cezanne'

Pinching out side shoots from cordon tomatoes (1)

Pinching out side shoots from cordon tomatoes (1)

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Making leaf mould (1)

Making leaf mould (1)

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

Dahlia 'Bishop of Llandaff' AGM

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Fallopia japonica syn. Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed)

Fallopia japonica syn. Polygonum cuspidatum (Japanese knotweed)

Heuchera

Heuchera

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

Solanum dulcamara (Woody nightshade)

Vine weevil - adult

Vine weevil - adult

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

Rudbeckia hitra 'Rustic Dwarf'

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Compost bin (traditional heap) - just emptied

Compost bin (traditional heap) - just emptied

<em>Clematis armandii</em>

Clematis armandii

Hebe

Hebe

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Rose (Pansy)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Rose (Pansy)

Spider

Spider

Making leaf mould (4)

Making leaf mould (4)

Malus domestica (Apple)

Malus domestica (Apple)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Cucurbita pepo (Pumpkin)

Cucurbita pepo (Pumpkin)

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

Crocus vernus Crocus, Dutch crocus, giant crocus

Forget-me-not

Forget-me-not

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

Lunaria annua (Honesty, English honesty)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Cabbage

Cabbage

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

Clerodendrum thomsoniae (Bleeding-heart vine)

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Fremontodendron californicum 'California Glory' (California Flannel Bush)

Fremontodendron californicum 'California Glory' (California Flannel Bush)

Euphorbia

Euphorbia

Container display

Container display

Enallagma cyathigerum  (Common blue damselfly)

Enallagma cyathigerum (Common blue damselfly)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Astrantia major

Astrantia major

Petunia

Petunia

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

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

Bergenia cordifolia syn. Megasea (Saxifragaceae)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

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

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Black Millet

Black Millet

Skimmia japonica 'Rubella'

Skimmia japonica 'Rubella'

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

Yucca aloifolia (Spanish bayonet)

Yucca aloifolia (Spanish bayonet)

Small water feature

Small water feature

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

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Echinops ritro (Thistle, Globe Thistle)

Echinops ritro (Thistle, Globe Thistle)

Magnolia

Magnolia

Enallagma cyathigerum  (Common blue damselfly)

Enallagma cyathigerum (Common blue damselfly)

Meconopsis cambrica (Welsh poppy)

Meconopsis cambrica (Welsh poppy)

Gladiolus communis (Gladioli)

Gladiolus communis (Gladioli)

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

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

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

Lilium 'Orange Pixie' (Asiatic Lily)

Lilium 'Orange Pixie' (Asiatic Lily)

Myosotis scorpioides (Water forget-me-not)

Myosotis scorpioides (Water forget-me-not)

Dianthus

Dianthus

Cyclamen

Cyclamen

Mushroom

Mushroom

<em>Clematis</em>

Clematis

Gladiolus communis (Gladioli)

Gladiolus communis (Gladioli)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato)

Nicotiana (Tobacco plant)

Nicotiana (Tobacco plant)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Primula

Primula

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Kerria japonica var. Japonica with Chenomeles speciosa growing through

Kerria japonica var. Japonica with Chenomeles speciosa growing through

Moss in the lawn

Moss in the lawn

Primula

Primula

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IMG_9966.jpg

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)

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Vinca major subsp hirsuta (Large Periwinkle, Greater Periwinkle)

Vinca major subsp hirsuta (Large Periwinkle, Greater Periwinkle)

Hottonia palustris (Water violet , Featherfoil)

Hottonia palustris (Water violet , Featherfoil)

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

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

Pinching out tomatoes

Pinching out tomatoes

Wildflower Display

Wildflower Display

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

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

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

Cyclamen purpurascens syn. C. europaeum, C. fatrense

Astrantia major

Astrantia major

Bumble bee

Bumble bee

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Russelia equisetiformis (Coral plant)

Russelia equisetiformis (Coral plant)

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Vine weevil - adult

Vine weevil - adult

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

Dicentra spectabilis (Bleeding heart, Dutchman's trousers)

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

Lunaria annua syn. L. biennis (Honesty)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

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

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

New Guinea impatiens

New Guinea impatiens

Temperate House at Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Temperate House at Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

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

Camellia japonica 'Gloire de Nantes'

Rhus typhina (Stag's Horn Sumach)

Rhus typhina (Stag's Horn Sumach)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Slug

Slug

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Buddleia, butterfly bush

Buddleia, butterfly bush

Polypodium vulgare (Fern) spores

Polypodium vulgare (Fern) spores

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

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

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

Lunaria annua syn. L. biennis (Honesty)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Laurel

Laurel

Pieris formosa var. Forrestii 'Wakehurst'

Pieris formosa var. Forrestii 'Wakehurst'

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P1020299

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

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P1000151

Centranthus ruber (valerian, red valerian)

Centranthus ruber (valerian, red valerian)

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

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

Wisteria brachybotrys 'Shiro Kapitan'

Wisteria brachybotrys 'Shiro Kapitan'

Forget-me-not

Forget-me-not

Echinops ritro (Thistle, Globe Thistle)

Echinops ritro (Thistle, Globe Thistle)

Cricket on flowerpot

Cricket on flowerpot

Impatiens walleriana (Busy Lizzie)

Impatiens walleriana (Busy Lizzie)

Caltha palustris (Kingcup, Marsh marigold)

Caltha palustris (Kingcup, Marsh marigold)

Cyclamen

Cyclamen

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Calendula officinalis (Pot marigold, marigold)

Calendula officinalis (Pot marigold, marigold)

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Hedera helix 'Goldheart' (Common english ivy)

Hedera helix 'Goldheart' (Common english ivy)

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

Beta vulgaris var. cicla (Swiss Chard)

Beta vulgaris var. cicla (Swiss Chard)

Hottonia palustris (Water Violet, Featherfoil)

Hottonia palustris (Water Violet, Featherfoil)

Choisya ternata 'Sundance' (Mexican orange blossom)

Choisya ternata 'Sundance' (Mexican orange blossom)

Fern

Fern

Wild garlic

Wild garlic

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Blackfly

Blackfly

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Rose (Pansy)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Rose (Pansy)

Mahonia japonica

Mahonia japonica

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Blossom

Blossom

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Primula

Primula

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Pure White (Pansy)

Viola x wittrockiana F1 Pure White (Pansy)

Making leaf mould (17)

Making leaf mould (17)

Iris graminea (Iris)

Iris graminea (Iris)

Primula

Primula

Ceanothus (Californian Lilac)

Ceanothus (Californian Lilac)

Wisteria sinensis (Chinese wisteria)

Wisteria sinensis (Chinese wisteria)

Courgette

Courgette

Viburnum opulus (Guelder Rose) berries

Viburnum opulus (Guelder Rose) berries

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

Primula vulgaris (primrose, common primrose, English primrose)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Polypodium vulgare (Fern) spores

Polypodium vulgare (Fern) spores

Lotus corniculatus (Bird's-foot-trefoil)

Lotus corniculatus (Bird's-foot-trefoil)

Euphorbia

Euphorbia

Euphorbia

Euphorbia

Foxtail lily <em>Eremurus stenophyllus</em>

Foxtail lily Eremurus stenophyllus

Azalea

Azalea

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

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

Cycas revoluta (Sago palm)

Cycas revoluta (Sago palm)

Rubus (Blackberry, Bramble)

Rubus (Blackberry, Bramble)

Washingtonia robusta (Fan palm)

Washingtonia robusta (Fan palm)

Taxus baccata (Yew)

Taxus baccata (Yew)

<em>Clematis armandii</em>

Clematis armandii

Making leaf mould (2)

Making leaf mould (2)

Hemerocallis fulva (Daylily)

Hemerocallis fulva (Daylily)

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

Phymatocera aterrima (Solomon's seal sawfly) larvae

Malus domestica (Apple) - fan trained

Malus domestica (Apple) - fan trained

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' (Ornamental onion)

Allium hollandicum 'Purple Sensation' (Ornamental onion)

Primula

Primula

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IMG_1515.jpg

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

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image46

Iris

Iris

<em>Verbena bonariensis</em>

Verbena bonariensis

Lonicera (Honeysuckle)

Lonicera (Honeysuckle)

Alliaria petiolata (Garlic Mustard)

Alliaria petiolata (Garlic Mustard)

Rosa 'Sweet Chariot' (Rose)

Rosa 'Sweet Chariot' (Rose)

Mushroom

Mushroom

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

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image77

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

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

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

Primula vulgaris (primrose, common primrose, English primrose)

Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist)

Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist)

Lantana camara

Lantana camara

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IMG_1492.jpg

Viola (Pansy)

Viola (Pansy)

<em>Clematis</em>

Clematis

Rosa (Rose)

Rosa (Rose)

Cistus (Rock rose)

Cistus (Rock rose)

Nicotiana sylvestris (Tobacco plant)

Nicotiana sylvestris (Tobacco plant)

Lantana camara

Lantana camara

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.

Palm

Palm

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IMG_1079.jpg

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

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

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Campanula (Bellflower)

Campanula (Bellflower)

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

Lycoperdon perlatum (Common puffball)

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IMG_1076.jpg

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' (Spotted laurel)

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' (Spotted laurel)

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Malus domestica 'Bramley's Seedling' (Apple)

Malus domestica 'Bramley's Seedling' (Apple)

Viburnum carlesii

Viburnum carlesii

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

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

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

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

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

<em>Clematis armandii</em>

Clematis armandii

Viburnum carlesii

Viburnum carlesii

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

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

Leucophyta brownii (Cushion bush)

Venus Fly Trap

Venus Fly Trap

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)

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

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IMG_9591.jpg

Nymphaea (Water lily)

Nymphaea (Water lily)

Belted hoverfly <em>Volucella zonaria</em>

Belted hoverfly Volucella zonaria

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom)

Gunnera manicata

Gunnera manicata

Cytisus scoparius (Broom)

Cytisus scoparius (Broom)

Making leaf mould (3)

Making leaf mould (3)

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P1000147

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Rosa (Rose)

Rosa (Rose)

Diascia fetcaniensis

Diascia fetcaniensis

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

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

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

Quercus robur (Common oak) - covered in snow

Quercus robur (Common oak) - covered in snow

Rosa (Rose)

Rosa (Rose)

Oxalis articulata (Shamrock)

Oxalis articulata (Shamrock)

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Lupin seed pod

Lupin seed pod

Compost bin (traditional heap) - just emptied

Compost bin (traditional heap) - just emptied

Ajuga reptans (Bugle)

Ajuga reptans (Bugle)

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Lilium (Asiatic Lily)

Lilium (Asiatic Lily)

Hebe

Hebe

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

Making leaf mould (14)

Making leaf mould (14)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Gerbera

Gerbera

Fairy statue from 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Fairy statue from 2009 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Potting on 1

Potting on 1

Zantedeschia aethiopica (Arum Lily, Calla Lily)

Zantedeschia aethiopica (Arum Lily, Calla Lily)

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

Convallaria majalis (Lily-of-the-valley)

Delphinium (early growth)

Delphinium (early growth)

Compost bin (just starting the composting process)

Compost bin (just starting the composting process)

Primula 'Candelabra' (Candelabra primula)

Primula 'Candelabra' (Candelabra primula)

Duck

Duck

Viburnum carlesii

Viburnum carlesii

Piptoporus betulinus (Birch polypore, bracket or birch fungus )

Piptoporus betulinus (Birch polypore, bracket or birch fungus )

<em>Fuchsia</em>

Fuchsia

Delphinium (early growth)

Delphinium (early growth)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

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

Aster amellus 'King George' [AGM]

Primula

Primula

Patio planter with a white theme

Patio planter with a white theme

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.

<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

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IMG_9204.jpg

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Banana

Banana

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

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

Pinus sylvestris (Scots pine)

Cordyline australis (Cabbage palm) - covered in snow

Cordyline australis (Cabbage palm) - covered in snow

Black Eyed Susan

Black Eyed Susan

Hyacinthus orientalis (Hyacinth, Dutch Hyacinth)

Hyacinthus orientalis (Hyacinth, Dutch Hyacinth)

Wooly aphid on beech leaf

Wooly aphid on beech leaf

<em>Fuchsia</em>

Fuchsia

Compost bin (traditional heap)

Compost bin (traditional heap)

Muscari armericanum (Grape hyacinth)

Muscari armericanum (Grape hyacinth)

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

Common lizard (Zootoca vivipara)

Chaenomeles japonica (Quince)

Chaenomeles japonica (Quince)

Lupin

Lupin

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Buddleja

Buddleja

Petunia

Petunia

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' (Spotted laurel)

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' (Spotted laurel)

Wildflower Display

Wildflower Display

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

Stag beetle (Adult)

Stag beetle (Adult)

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

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

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

Prunus serrulata (cherry, blossom)

Ladybird (2 spot) on sweet pea

Ladybird (2 spot) on sweet pea

Hyacinthus orientalis (Hyacinth, Dutch Hyacinth)

Hyacinthus orientalis (Hyacinth, Dutch Hyacinth)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

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

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender)

<em>Fuchsia</em> 'Multa'

Fuchsia 'Multa'

Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist)

Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist)

Forsythia x intermedia 'Golden Bells'

Forsythia x intermedia 'Golden Bells'

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

Sarracenia North American pitcher plant

Blue tits feeding in winter snow

Blue tits feeding in winter snow

Landscape with bluebells

Landscape with bluebells

Thymus vulgaris (Thyme)

Thymus vulgaris (Thyme)

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

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

Deutzia gracilis

Deutzia gracilis

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Waterlily

Waterlily

Agapanthus africanus 'Black Pantha'

Agapanthus africanus 'Black Pantha'

Garden roller

Garden roller

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

Prunus serrulata 'Kanzan' AGM (cherry, blossom)

Syringa (Lilac)

Syringa (Lilac)

Petunia

Petunia

Scabiosa (Scabious, Pincushion flower)

Scabiosa (Scabious, Pincushion flower)

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

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

Fritillaria imperialis 'Lutea' (Crown Imperial)

Viburnum

Viburnum

Brachycome angustifolia

Brachycome angustifolia

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P1000015

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

Malus floribunda (Japanese flowering crab apple)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Ipomoea hederacea (Morning glory)

Ipomoea hederacea (Morning glory)

Washingtonia robusta

Washingtonia robusta

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Dilophus fibrilis (Fever Fly)

Dilophus fibrilis (Fever Fly)

Garden design

Garden design

Beta vulgaris var. cicla (Swiss Chard)

Beta vulgaris var. cicla (Swiss Chard)

Agave attenuata

Agave attenuata

Hyacinthus orientalis (Hyacinth, Dutch Hyacinth)

Hyacinthus orientalis (Hyacinth, Dutch Hyacinth)

Ceanothus (Californian Lilac)

Ceanothus (Californian Lilac)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Agapanthus africanus (African lily)

Hosta (Plantain lily, Funkia)

Hosta (Plantain lily, Funkia)

Iris

Iris

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

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

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

Forsythia x intermedia

Forsythia x intermedia

Slugs

Slugs

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

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

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Ceanothus (Californian Lilac)

Ceanothus (Californian Lilac)

<em>Iris sibirica</em>

Iris sibirica

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

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

Washingtonia robusta (Fan palm)

Washingtonia robusta (Fan palm)

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P1020306

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

Pinching out side shoots from cordon tomatoes (2)

Pinching out side shoots from cordon tomatoes (2)

Cercis siliquastrum (Judas tree, Redbud)

Cercis siliquastrum (Judas tree, Redbud)

Cucurbita pepo (Pumpkin)

Cucurbita pepo (Pumpkin)

Callistemon citrinus (Bottlebrush)

Callistemon citrinus (Bottlebrush)

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

Iris laevigata 'Colchester' (Japanese iris, iris)

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

Iris ensata (Japanese clematis flowered iris, Japanese iris)

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P1010181-sml.jpg

Landscape with bluebells

Landscape with bluebells

Paeonia delavayi (Tree peony)

Paeonia delavayi (Tree peony)

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

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

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Slug

Slug

Fatsia japonica (Castor oil plant)

Fatsia japonica (Castor oil plant)

Pyracantha 'Orange Glow' AGM (Firethorn)

Pyracantha 'Orange Glow' AGM (Firethorn)

Lysichiton americanus (Skunk cabbage)

Lysichiton americanus (Skunk cabbage)

Ceanothus (Californian Lilac)

Ceanothus (Californian Lilac)

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

Lunaria annua (Honesty)

Ladybird (14 spot) on lily

Ladybird (14 spot) on lily

Lantana camara

Lantana camara

Alcea (Hollyhock) with bumble bee

Alcea (Hollyhock) with bumble bee

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Cycas revoluta (Sago palm)

Cycas revoluta (Sago palm)

Laurus (laurel) in flower

Laurus (laurel) in flower

Dandelion

Dandelion

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

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

Blight on tomatoes

Blight on tomatoes

Pentaglottis sempervirens (Green Alkanet)

Pentaglottis sempervirens (Green Alkanet)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Lychnis coronaria (Rose Campion)

Lychnis coronaria (Rose Campion)

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

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender)

Almond

Almond

Compost bin (tumbler bin)

Compost bin (tumbler bin)

Blackfly on floxglove

Blackfly on floxglove

Rhododendron 'John Cairns'

Rhododendron 'John Cairns'

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

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

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

<em>Clematis</em>

Clematis

Lupin

Lupin

Trees covered in snow

Trees covered in snow

Cacti

Cacti

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Leucophyta brownii (Cushion bush)

Leucophyta brownii (Cushion bush)

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IMG_0105.jpg

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

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

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

Juvenile european garden spiders (Araneus diadematus)

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

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

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image94

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Flesh fly <em>Sarcophaga nodosa</em>

Flesh fly Sarcophaga nodosa

<em>Dahlia</em>

Dahlia

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Gunnera manicata

Gunnera manicata

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

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

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

Strawberry - ripening fruit

Strawberry - ripening fruit

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Compost bin (traditional heap)

Compost bin (traditional heap)

Maybug, cockchafer (Melolontha melolontha)

Maybug, cockchafer (Melolontha melolontha)

Aegopodium podagraria (Ground Elder)

Aegopodium podagraria (Ground Elder)

Garden design

Garden design

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

Lavandula angustifolia (Common or English lavender)

Narcissus (Daffodil) bulb planting

Narcissus (Daffodil) bulb planting

Pyracantha rogersiana 'Flava'

Pyracantha rogersiana 'Flava'

Malus domestica (Apple)

Malus domestica (Apple)

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

Pale tussock (Calliteara pudibunda) caterpillar

Viola odorata (Sweet violet , pansy)

Viola odorata (Sweet violet , pansy)

Lemon

Lemon

Cosmos

Cosmos

Mixed border at Hampton Court Palace

Mixed border at Hampton Court Palace

Squirrel

Squirrel

Ribes nigrum (Blackcurrant)

Ribes nigrum (Blackcurrant)

Making leaf mould (5)

Making leaf mould (5)

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

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

Grass

Grass

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

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

Rosa (Rose)

Rosa (Rose)

Penstemon

Penstemon

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Petunia

Petunia

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Lycopersicum esculentum (Tomato) 'Gardener's Delight'

Iris graminea (Iris)

Iris graminea (Iris)

Strawberry - ripening fruit

Strawberry - ripening fruit

Rhododendron 'Snow Hill'

Rhododendron 'Snow Hill'

Philadelphus 'Sybille' (Mock orange)

Philadelphus 'Sybille' (Mock orange)

Woods in late spring

Woods in late spring

Viburnum carlesii

Viburnum carlesii

Ipomoea hederacea (Morning glory)

Ipomoea hederacea (Morning glory)

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

Nursery web spider (Pisaura mirabilis)

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Iris

Iris

Crocosmia (Montbretia)

Crocosmia (Montbretia)

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

Pyracantha (Firethorn)

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Rosa canina (Dog rose)

Rosa canina (Dog rose)

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

Allium 'Globemaster' AGM (ornamental onion)

Alliaria petiolata (Garlic Mustard)

Alliaria petiolata (Garlic Mustard)

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

Primula vulgaris (primrose, common primrose, English primrose)

Wisteria growing through silver birch

Wisteria growing through silver birch

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

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

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

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

Geometra papilionaria Large Emerald moth

Pond cover

Pond cover

Ocimum basilicum (Basil, Sweet basil)

Ocimum basilicum (Basil, Sweet basil)

Making leaf mould (10)

Making leaf mould (10)

Spathiphyllum cochlearispathum (Peace Lily)

Spathiphyllum cochlearispathum (Peace Lily)

Malus floribunda (Japanese flowering crab apple)

Malus floribunda (Japanese flowering crab apple)

Banana

Banana

Slug

Slug

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)

Greenfly on lupin

Greenfly on lupin

Aesculus hippocastanum (Horse-chestnut)

Aesculus hippocastanum (Horse-chestnut)

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

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

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

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<em>Clematis</em>

Clematis

Wisteria brachybotrys 'Shiro Kapitan'

Wisteria brachybotrys 'Shiro Kapitan'

Fagus sylvatica purperea (Purple beech)

Fagus sylvatica purperea (Purple beech)

Coconut palm

Coconut palm

Blight on tomatoes

Blight on tomatoes

Geranium 'Johnson's Blue' (Cranesbill)

Geranium 'Johnson's Blue' (Cranesbill)

Bumble bee on Thymus vulagris (Thyme)

Bumble bee on Thymus vulagris (Thyme)

Ismene x fetalis (Peruvian daffodil, spider lily)

Ismene x fetalis (Peruvian daffodil, spider lily)

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

Camellia japonica with frost damage

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

Ilex aquifolium (Holly)

Cistus x purpureus (Rock rose, Sun rose)

Cistus x purpureus (Rock rose, Sun rose)

<em>Heuchera</em>

Heuchera

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Flame'

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Flame'

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Rheum palmatum (Rhubarb) leaves

Rheum palmatum (Rhubarb) leaves

Formal garden in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Formal garden in Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Bumble bee on Hyacinth

Bumble bee on Hyacinth

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

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

Dicentra spectabilis (Bleeding heart, Dutchman's trousers)

Compost bin (finish compost ready to be used)

Compost bin (finish compost ready to be used)

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

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

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image11

Rhododendron 'Everestianum'

Rhododendron 'Everestianum'

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

Helleborus orientalis (Christmas rose, Lantern rose, Hellebore)

Making leaf mould

Making leaf mould

Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Chile Black'

Scabiosa atropurpurea 'Chile Black'

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Hibiscus (Tree Hollyhock)

Azalea

Azalea

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

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

Malus sylvestris (Crab apple) blossom

Fencing

Fencing

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy)

Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy)

Stag beetle (Larva,grub)

Stag beetle (Larva,grub)

Grass roof

Grass roof

Primula 'Candelabra' (Candelabra primula)

Primula 'Candelabra' (Candelabra primula)

Piptoporus betulinus (Birch polypore, bracket or birch fungus )

Piptoporus betulinus (Birch polypore, bracket or birch fungus )

Nicotiana (Tobacco plant)

Nicotiana (Tobacco plant)

Houttuynia cordata 'Variegata'

Houttuynia cordata 'Variegata'

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Lilium 'Red Dwarf' (Lily)

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

Dryopteris lacera (Fern)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower) seedlings

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower) seedlings

Chaenomeles speciosa (Ornamental quince, japonica, Japanese quince)

Chaenomeles speciosa (Ornamental quince, japonica, Japanese quince)

Rhododendron 'Hugh Koster'

Rhododendron 'Hugh Koster'

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Ladybird (Harlequin) - Harmonia axyridis

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

Verbena

Verbena

Cosmos

Cosmos

Cordyline australis (Cabbage palm)

Cordyline australis (Cabbage palm)

Malus floribunda (Japanese flowering crab apple)

Malus floribunda (Japanese flowering crab apple)

Sisyrinchium bellum (Blue-eyed grass)

Sisyrinchium bellum (Blue-eyed grass)

Rhododendron 'Everestianum'

Rhododendron 'Everestianum'

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Cosmos

Cosmos

Daisy

Daisy

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

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

Common frog

Common frog

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris)

Cistus x purpureus (Rock rose, Sun rose)

Cistus x purpureus (Rock rose, Sun rose)

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Citrus sinensis (Sweet Orange)

Citrus sinensis (Sweet Orange)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Lunipus (Lupin)

Yucca aloifolia (Spanish bayonet)

Yucca aloifolia (Spanish bayonet)

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

Ilex aquifolium (Holly)

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

Narcissus 'Tête-à-tête' (Daffodil)

Lamium album (White Dead Nettle)

Lamium album (White Dead Nettle)

Duck

Duck

Pelargonium (Geranium)

Pelargonium (Geranium)

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Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

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

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

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image45

Hebe

Hebe

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Greenfly on lupin

Greenfly on lupin

Ipomoea

Ipomoea

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P1000144

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

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

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

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

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

Small water feature

Small water feature

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech)

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech)

Orchid

Orchid

Mushroom

Mushroom

<em>Aster amellus</em>

Aster amellus

Gazania

Gazania

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

Ilex aquifolium (Holly)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Tropaeolum (Nasturtium)

Garden lighting!!

Garden lighting!!

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

Lavandula stoechas (French lavender)

Seed propagation

Seed propagation

Pyracantha rogersiana 'Flava'

Pyracantha rogersiana 'Flava'

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

Chrysolina americana (rosemary beetle) on lavender flower stem

Crocosmia x latifolia 'Lucifer' (Montbretia)

Crocosmia x latifolia 'Lucifer' (Montbretia)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Ribes sanguineum (Pink flowering currant)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower)

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' (Spotted laurel)

Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia' (Spotted laurel)

Palm

Palm

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Allium cernuum (Nodding wild onion)

Banana

Banana

Viburnum and cherry blossom

Viburnum and cherry blossom

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

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

Ribes nigrum (Blackcurrant)

Ribes nigrum (Blackcurrant)

Ladybird

Ladybird

Lilium oriental 'Robina'

Lilium oriental 'Robina'

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

Bread fruit

Bread fruit

Callistemon citrinus (Bottlebrush)

Callistemon citrinus (Bottlebrush)

Pelargonium (Geranium) - mass planting

Pelargonium (Geranium) - mass planting

Malus domestica (Apple)

Malus domestica (Apple)

<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)

Rosa 'Sweet Chariot' (Rose)

Rosa 'Sweet Chariot' (Rose)

Hosta (Plantain lily, Funkia)

Hosta (Plantain lily, Funkia)

Slug

Slug

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Trifolium repens (Clover)

Making leaf mould (16)

Making leaf mould (16)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Alcea (Hollyhock)

Prunus domestica 'Victoria' (Victoria plum)

Prunus domestica 'Victoria' (Victoria plum)

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower) fading flower head

Helianthus annuus (Sunflower) fading flower head

Pinching out tomatoes

Pinching out tomatoes

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Large beefsteak tomato

Large beefsteak tomato

Waterlily

Waterlily

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Phaseolus vulgaris (Runner bean)

Mentha aquatica (Water mint)

Mentha aquatica (Water mint)

Helenium autumnale 'Moerheim Beauty' (Sneezeweed)

Helenium autumnale 'Moerheim Beauty' (Sneezeweed)

Tropical Garden

Tropical Garden

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Fagus sylvatica (European beech, Common Beech) hedge cutting

Pisum sativum (Pea)

Pisum sativum (Pea)

Alcea (Hollyhock) with bumble bee

Alcea (Hollyhock) with bumble bee

Ants

Ants

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

Corylus avellana (Common Hazel) - Hazelnuts

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

Prunus serrulata (cherry, blossom)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Philadelphus (Mock orange)

Hosta

Hosta

Gunnera manicata

Gunnera manicata

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

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

Garden design

Garden design

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IMG_0126.jpg

Blight on tomatoes

Blight on tomatoes

Ceratonia siliqua (Carob tree)

Ceratonia siliqua (Carob tree)

<em>Narcissus</em> (Daffodil)

Narcissus (Daffodil)

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