garden photography: Shrewsbury flower show

August’s theme is Open Gardens, or a Flower Show (This can be a local flower show in your village or town, a national show like Chelsea, Hampton Court etc. or maybe even a small garden open for charity or to the public several times a year) Fruit Basket Competition: Annual fairs such as the Gooseberry and CarnationContinue reading “garden photography: Shrewsbury flower show”

garden photography: wildlife garden

August’s theme is Open Gardens, or a Flower Show (This can be a local flower show in your village or town, a national show like Chelsea, Hampton Court etc. or maybe even a small garden open for charity or to the public several times a year) Other gardens open for charity too, the Wildlife Trust in CornwallContinue reading “garden photography: wildlife garden”

garden photography: organic garden

August’s theme is Open Gardens, or a Flower Show (This can be a local flower show in your village or town, a national show like Chelsea, Hampton Court etc. or maybe even a small garden open for charity or to the public several times a year) One of the best ways to discover gardens open for charityContinue reading “garden photography: organic garden”

garden photography: spring flower show

August’s theme is Open Gardens, or a Flower Show (This can be a local flower show in your village or town, a national show like Chelsea, Hampton Court etc. or maybe even a small garden open for charity or to the public several times a year) A flower show is a quintessential English thing. I remember from being a young childContinue reading “garden photography: spring flower show”

August flowers

After the blues, purples and paler colours that seem to dominate late spring and early summer, August is full of bolder colours. Reds, oranges, crimsons and deep purples now join in. Though blue still holds its own with hydrangeas, veronicas, agapanthus and fuchsias in full bloom this month. Or do you have a different favouriteContinue reading “August flowers”