Posts Tagged: flowers

Imbolc Flowers 1 2016

Imbolc Flowers

Crocus, Hellebore, Knautia Macedonica, Sarcococca confusa. A first for picking a Knautia flower at the same time as a Crocus. Sweet box, here comes the light.    

Imbolc Flowers 1 2016

Imbolc Flowers

Crocus, Hellebore, Knautia Macedonica, Sarcococca confusa. A first for picking a Knautia flower at the same time as a Crocus. Sweet box, here comes the light.    

spring equinox flowers

For Wallace Old pheasant’s eye (poeticus) Fox’s grape (Uva Vulpis) Cowslip Grape hyacinth Forget-me-not Narcissus  

spring equinox flowers

For Wallace Old pheasant’s eye (poeticus) Fox’s grape (Uva Vulpis) Cowslip Grape hyacinth Forget-me-not Narcissus  

January flowers

Flowering plants in January are something.  The flowers are often delicate, secretive, small. Yet the fragrance generates the desire to linger around at the end of January for a good while. January flowers are supposedly more densely fragrant in order

January flowers

Flowering plants in January are something.  The flowers are often delicate, secretive, small. Yet the fragrance generates the desire to linger around at the end of January for a good while. January flowers are supposedly more densely fragrant in order

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

Sister Corita Kent, ‘a flower out of the dark earth’

Sister Corita Kent – one of the most interesting and inspiring artists I lean into (thanks for introducing me to her, Joff), here talking about making art in relation to pain. She’s beautiful. “the flower growing out of the dark

Sister Corita Kent, ‘a flower out of the dark earth’

Sister Corita Kent – one of the most interesting and inspiring artists I lean into (thanks for introducing me to her, Joff), here talking about making art in relation to pain. She’s beautiful. “the flower growing out of the dark

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. 

barbed wire balls

I volunteer as part of the Rose and Hardy Team at Kew Botanic Gardens.  It’s a mixed relationship I have with this region of horticulture – I’ve never been a fan of formal planting, and I find the parterre a

barbed wire balls

I volunteer as part of the Rose and Hardy Team at Kew Botanic Gardens.  It’s a mixed relationship I have with this region of horticulture – I’ve never been a fan of formal planting, and I find the parterre a