Japanese Gardens by Michael W. Veith

Gardens can be thought provoking in many ways. I love the multiple layers, this could be water, plants, trees, rocks and stones, sculpture could also play a big part in how an outdoor area is shaped. I think a well designed garden can play with all your senses, especially if there’s fruit or plants in the garden that are edible. Although I don’t have any particular experience with garden design, I have a real admiration for the work as the basis for it is …

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Lauri Kranz Series by Brian W Ferry

It’s rather grey in our part of England today, so I’ve been on the hunt for a little sun rich greenery to remind me of the warmer days to come. I’m definitely not an embracer of winter so I’m a fan of letting my imagination wander, pretending that the cold weather isn’t here. It looks glorious in Los Angles where Brian Ferry recently captured this photo series of Lauri Kranz, being the perfect distraction from the good old English weather …

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Garden People, The Photographs of Valerie Finnis

I stumbled across some fantastic photography from a book that records the English gardening scene, titled “Garden People: The Photographs of Valerie Finnis”. The pictures in the book were taken by well known British photographer and gardener Valerie Finnis, renowned for her contribution to horticulture and also her flower photography. All were shot on a Rolleiflex camera that had been given to her by a close …

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