From the autumn….If you ever buy seeds from Wisley or any other of the RHS gardens for that matter, this is how they find their way into a seed packet. Hand-picked, sieved, sorted and labelled!
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I worked on an allotment series in Richmond for Gardeners’ World magazine between 2008-10. The adjacent plot was looked after by a very quiet Irishman, Michael Hobbs, who I got to know during my frequent visits. I loved his plot, which was like a 1960’s back garden, complete with gnomes and ornamental frogs, and I frequently left with handfuls of spare fruit, veg or flowers. These unpublished portraits were taken in 2010 after my last visits for GW.
Portfolio shot from a couple of years ago – Wedding flowers, styled by Clare Nolan and Susanne Hatwood for The Mail on Sunday’s You Magazine.
Monet’s garden at Giverny, from a feature for SAGA Magazine. The main lake with waterlilies.
Monet’s garden at Giverny, from a feature for SAGA Magazine.
Portfolio shots – abstract view of pink tulips on a white background.
Miscanthus sinensis still life. Never a dull moment in a garden, even in winter.
Fritillaria meleagris or Snakeshead fritillary. Three colour gum bichromate print on watercolour paper.
Nice to have the cover of this month’s Gardeners’ World magazine, with their Gardens of the Year competition issue. Congratulations to all the lovely folk I met en-route in a slightly mad 8 day dash across the UK from Kent, Hampshire, Wales, up to the Lake District, Scotland and finally to the Orkney Islands. And thanks for all the 5am cups of coffee, bacon sandwiches and chocolate biscuits to keep me going…I promise, I wasn’t a judge!
From a shoot last summer, a lovely layout in the latest issue of SAGA Magazine, illustrating the work of rose grower, Rosebie Morton. Some out-takes too, as there is never enough room for all the shots taken for a feature.