Fritillary Gallery

– Posted in: Bulbs, Garden Visits
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By Andrea Jones I love fritillaries – they are so elegant and graceful.  Most of the species below were photographed at the nursery of Jim and Jenny Archibald in Wales, JJ Archibald Seeds. Very sadly our friend Jim died of cancer in August  last year; so this was a particularly good opportunity to pay tribute[...]

Obsession: A Chase Story

– Posted in: Garden Musings, Garden Visits
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Written by Josh McCullough This is the second in a series of posts by Joshua McCullough, the creator of PhytoPhoto, a specialist collection of expertly identified botanical, horticultural and environmental photos; images supplied to a wide variety of print mediums.  Josh has been a judge for Picture This Photo Contest on multiple occasions. His work[...]

Locus Flevum: A Modern Walled Dutch Garden

– Posted in: Garden Visits
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It was the end of  a long day. After seeing 8 other gardens in less than 48 hours, with some long stretches of traveling time, I was ready to pack it in. Walking into a graveled courtyard with a minimalistically styled residence, an orangery with a garden shop, a narrow, rectangular pool,  surrounding light colored walls and large olive trees in sunken tubs, it was easy to imagine being[...]