The New Year in Flowers …Part 3 Pretty in Pink

The New Year in Flowers …Part 3 Pretty in Pink

The New Year in Flowers …Part 3 Pretty in Pink

February 17th, 2016 by Caroline

For the final post in this series illustrating flowers from my recent photoshoot with Emma Davies (emmadaviesphotography.com), I’ve included the remaining images of my winter/spring arrangements in The Long Barn, Newton Valence.   This time the colour palette included red, pink and white – a combination that can look quite stark and hard.  I tried […]

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Signs of Spring … touched by Winter

Signs of Spring … touched by Winter

January 30th, 2016 by Caroline

Although the official start of Spring is still a month away, it’s lovely to see signs that the countryside is waking up even now.  The warm, wet winter and the lack of any severe frosts and extremely cold days (at least in Hampshire) has seen daffodils in flower before Christmas, blossom revealing itself early and […]

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A Little Chaos … but beauty too!

A Little Chaos … but beauty too!

April 26th, 2015 by Caroline

The garden is waking up with energy and vigour!  This time of year is always special with the fresh green foliage that emerges in abundance.  Later on in the summer, the green colours are less differentiated and take on a more homogenous background blur; but at this time of year, they truly zing with freshness! Below […]

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