Fruits of the vine

Cucumber passandra

Cucumber - Passandra What comes first the title or the photograph? Sometimes when out and about in the garden a plant or an insect will catch my eye and a line of poetry, quotation or a phrase will come to mind. On other days it will be the light shining through a leaf, the form… Continue reading Fruits of the vine

A little of this and too much of that!

Photographing pyramidal orchids - definitely not enough of this! I thought it would be a little presumptuous to peer over the blogging garden wall and announce - "I'm back - remember me?"particularly as I couldn't invite you in for tea and cakes. It is hard to believe that the Croft Garden blog has been left… Continue reading A little of this and too much of that!

Fumbling the flowers

The early bees are assaulting and fumbling the flowers:They call it easing the SpringNaming of Parts (1942), Henry Reed White-tailed Bumblebee After a night of heavy rain and blustery winds, the morning was calm with clear cold skies and veils of mist clinging to the distant hills. There is a whisphered promise of a fine… Continue reading Fumbling the flowers