Shall We Dance?
Lavender blue autumn crocus - strictly Crocus speciosus
Worth the Hover
Rosa 'Dorothy Perkins' attracts pollinating hover flies
The restored Long Walk at the Petwood Hotel
Cosmos bipinnatus 'Fizzy Purple'
A celebratory pop of colour!
A sophisticated,modern Triumph tulip, pink with a hint of salmon, has form-even in the rain!
Early morning dew on Narcissus 'Capability Brown'
The Hyacinth Walk offers peace of mind with a delightful array of spring gems and the fragrant perfume of fresh hyacinths
Warming the View
Cornus 'Mid-winter Fire' working its magic on a frosty winter's morning!
A shaft of afternoon sunlight picks out a circle of leaves like a catherine wheel: Cotinus 'Grace' on the 5th November, an appropriate display of fireworks
Cotoneaster fruits alternate up the stem
An intricate pattern of box ball and cone topiary is immaculately clipped - a marked contrast to the relaxed, overflowing, colourful herbaceous border beyond
Location: Sturton by Stow, Lincolnshire
Blowing in the Wind
Sorbus aucuparia berries
Rosa 'Munstead Wood' with curvaceous petals lit by afternoon light and shade seems like red velvet
Rosa Alba amongst late spring foliage
A New Dawn
Nectaroscordum siculum flowers first emerging in soft, early morning light
Apple 'Winston' centre stage
Apple blossom sprinkling the lawn with confetti
The Colours of Spring
The joy of new rainbow colours amidst fresh spring foliage
Cotinus coggyria 'Golden Spirit'
Living up to its name in mid-November
Location: Beckingham, Lincolnshire
The season for roses and pinks!
Lest We Forget
The Lincolnshire Peace Garden, International Bomber Command Centre
Single white Colchicum 'Album' and double, violet -pink Colchicum autumnale 'Water Lily' amongst the first fall of leaves
Rosa 'Joseph's Coat' petals seems particularly rich in colour this summer,like scarlet velvet
Colours of spring take flight
An orange-tip butterfly, the spring butterfly, on cow parsley
Magnolia x soulangeana
Location: A garden in Lincoln
The arrival of Spring
Snakeshead fritillaries nodding in long-awaited sunshine
Dipsacus fullonum; striking dried-up teasel seedheads still reaching for the sky
Location: Carlton Scroop, Lincolnshire
The Grass Terrace and Long Border at Hotel Endsleigh, a surviving Humphry Repton design
Blowing in the wind
Moving Heaven & Earth-Capability Brown's Gift of Landscape
Inspirational Book of the Year Finalist Garden Media Guild Awards 2016
Strictly vine tendrils
A rainbow-coloured sumach seems like autumn bunting
the reveal - young beech leaves backlit
Location: My garden
Have Garden Will Travel
Location: Regents Canal London
Rosa Wedding Wishes
my idea of heaven
Location: Easton Walled Gardens, Lincolnshire
Stars in Our Eyes
Vitis Muscat Bianca
Early morning light in a Lincolnshire garden
Tulips and Towels
Bulrushes and birches
A limited wintry palette and the texture of skilled landscaping
Everything goes mad in May- just at Chelsea Flower Show time - so hold your nerve!