Category: flowers

  • Trinity College Gardens May

    I was postering for some upcoming meditation classes in Oxford. Visiting Trinity College on the High Street I poked my head around the garden and there was a wonderful wildflower meadow – carefully managed to give a wonderful naturalistic style of planting. When it is good in Oxford in May, it is very good. This […]

  • Magnolia Blossom

    I waited until 5pm to get this photo. The sun sets low enough to just start to hit the Magnolia blossom. “What a strange thing! to be alive beneath cherry blossoms.” – Kobayashi Issa, OK, these are photos of Magnolia blossom not Apple blossom. But, I don’t think the the spirit of Haiku is to […]

  • Garden May 2015 – Wildlife and more

    Some photos of back garden. Trying to combine competitive cycling and gardening is difficult. You never want to over-tax your muscles after a long five hour cycle ride, so I tend to favour the cultivated meadow look. I would call it – a contemporary combination of avant-garde style companion planting, innovate use of native wildflowers, […]