Jonathan Ward Full Member
In 1991 when the Croatian Homeland War broke out, the Yugoslav army bombarded and burned their former holiday resort. As they left the hotels and gardens were set alight by phosphorous bombs. The Palm Trees stand testament to the power of nature to survive.
Location: Kupari Beach Resort, Croatia
Sunrise through a laser cut panel by Stark & Greensmith, on the RAF100 garden at the 2018 RHS Malvern Flower Show.
Location: RHS Malvern 2018
The Grass-tree, Southern grasstree, Austral grasstree or Black Boy is an Australian plant. It is the most commonly seen species of the genus Xanthorrhoea. Its trunk can grow up to several metres tall and is often branched. In certain Aboriginal languages, it is called Bukkup, Baggup or Kawee
Lawnmower shown in vertical storage mode, shot in a 'pop up' studio at the clients office, edited to place the product on a clear background.
The project for this garden is based on the relationship between man and nature in the Mediterranean landscape. A closed structure enables the visitor to experience the various phases of interaction with nature, starting from a ‘zero nature’ phase, completely artificial, and gradually discovering specific plants, until he or she emerges into a full-scale Mediterranean garden. Artun Agbulut, Hande Kalender, Melis Yuksel, Murat Usta, Sabahattin Sakalli and Yagmur Yenice – Istanbul Technical University and Mustafa Kemal University (Turkey).
Location: Radicipura Garden Festival, Sicily
Millions of years ago the Mediterranean Sea was transformed into a desert, the water evaporated leaving tons of salt behind it. The salt had a deep impact on human life, and for millennia it was an integral part of the Mediterranean culture through the so-called Salt Routes, examples of which may still be found in Sicily, between Trapani and Marsala. This installation explores the concept of salt in the garden, celebrating the connection with man in the Mediterranean, and in particular in the Island of Sicily.
Location: Radicipura Garden Festival, Sicily
360 Stitched panorama of the longest double border in the United Kingdom, at 250m Long, that's a lot of weeding !
Location: Hillier Gardens, Hampshire, UK
This farm nestled in the South Downs National Park, is where hand-tended garden roses, wildflowers, herbs and foliage are grown. Full of natural charm, character and the vital ingredient – scent, responsibly grown with sustainable farming techniques and eco-initiatives. Certified under the Assured Combinable Crops Scheme, and part of the Countryside Stewardship Scheme this 11 acre farm is a member of the Farm Wildlife Advisory Group.
Location: Hinton Ampner, Hampshire
Dahlia 'Carolina Wagemans' is a bushy, tuberous variety with toothed, pinnate, dark green leaves and, in summer and autumn, dark, upright stems topped off with double, pale apricot flowers, turning pink as they mature.
Location: Withypitts Dahlias, Sussex, UK
The landscape and gardens of Austin, Texas, are captured in this garden’s design, Corten steel and sandstone, materials commonly used in the region, are a significant part of the garden’s hard landscaping. A structure made from aged, rusting scaffold poles topped with corrugated iron and a water feature constructed from blocks of natural stone set in a circle and supporting a corten steel bowl form the focal points. The pathways are constructed from crushed stone and reflect the colours found in the region, with boulders creating a feeling of the Texan landscape. The planting includes Echinacea, Acacia, Agave, Ratibida and Coreopsis
Location: Hampton Court Flower Show 2016
Bosco Verticale (Vertical Forest), Tree covered residential Towers, in the Perta Nuova area of Milan, covered on 900 trees, on 8,900 square meters of terraces.
Location: Milan, Italy
The bright three-coloured flower spikes of this wonderful variety start off as a rich magenta, before fading gradually through bronze to a golden-yellow as they mature and winter comes to a end.
Location: Private garden in theUK
Early morning in a propagation house at one of the leading young plant producers.
Location: Warwickshire, UK
The Jungle sits in a steep-sided valley, creating a microclimate at least five degrees warmer than more Northern Gardens. Here the exotic palette of plants brought back from across the world, both by the intrepid Victorian plant hunters and more recent collectors flourish.
Location: Lost Gardens of Helligan, Cornwall
Image use on Front Cover and multiple images used inside
Location: Images from Hampton Court Flower Show 2015
Front Cover Image, multiple images used in the calender
Location: Chelsea Flower Show 2014, and others
Garden installation by by Leon Kluge and Bayley Luu Tomes
Location: Gardening World Cup, Japan 2014
A floral art installation by Rebecca Louise Law
Location: Huis Ten Bosh Palace, Nagasaki, Japan, 2014
Antirrhinum F1 Liberty Classic Crimson
Location: Trials Grounds, UK
Gnomes working hard, cleaning their glasshouse
Location: RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2013