Category Archives: plants

daffodils underwater in the river dart

under water flowers

  Daffodils in the River Dart at Dartington on March 18th 2007

daffodils underwater in the river dart

under water flowers

  Daffodils in the River Dart at Dartington on March 18th 2007

Hamamelis Jelena

witch hazel, a cycle

I love the Hamamelis flowering – such a particular flower at such a particular time of year. Last year, I was photographing the Hamamelis intermedia ‘Jelena’ at Kew in February, and I started this blog at Imbolc (February 2nd) last

Hamamelis Jelena

witch hazel, a cycle

I love the Hamamelis flowering – such a particular flower at such a particular time of year. Last year, I was photographing the Hamamelis intermedia ‘Jelena’ at Kew in February, and I started this blog at Imbolc (February 2nd) last

Aconite at Mottisfont

aconite, eranthis

During one of my visits to the extraordinary Mottisfont Abbey as part of an artist residency – on a break from recording every door in the house opening and closing – I found this bank of Aconite under the ancient

Aconite at Mottisfont

aconite, eranthis

During one of my visits to the extraordinary Mottisfont Abbey as part of an artist residency – on a break from recording every door in the house opening and closing – I found this bank of Aconite under the ancient

Dart’s Blanket

Euonymus Fortunei, on the border I was weeding at Kew, (I was volunteering as part of the Rose and Hardy team). Dart’s Blanket, with those white capsules splitting to give orange seeds. Good for the time of year, sun re/turning.

Dart’s Blanket

Euonymus Fortunei, on the border I was weeding at Kew, (I was volunteering as part of the Rose and Hardy team). Dart’s Blanket, with those white capsules splitting to give orange seeds. Good for the time of year, sun re/turning.

acony bell, gillian welch

“The fairest bloom the mountain knows Is not an iris or a wild rose But the little flower of which I’ll tell Known as the brave acony bell Just a simple flower so small and plain With a pearly hue

acony bell, gillian welch

“The fairest bloom the mountain knows Is not an iris or a wild rose But the little flower of which I’ll tell Known as the brave acony bell Just a simple flower so small and plain With a pearly hue

the floor of flowers

My friend Gretchen very brilliantly sent me a book, ‘The Wood’ by John Stewart Collis, a writer and academic, and conscientious objector during the Second World War, who was put to work clearing and thinning an ash wood in Dorset. 

the floor of flowers

My friend Gretchen very brilliantly sent me a book, ‘The Wood’ by John Stewart Collis, a writer and academic, and conscientious objector during the Second World War, who was put to work clearing and thinning an ash wood in Dorset.