Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Winter Beauty

A bench or table smothered in white snow is transforming. Lines may be accentuated as in the table and chairs scene; creating a surreal view. Or the picture can be softened as with the bench fronted by whispy oregano seedheads now holding the snow. Either way, while it lasts and gardening boots are put to rest, this moment is one of great beauty.

Monday, 21 January 2013

Season switch: Formal Garden in Winter and Summer

What a contrast from winter to summer; the seasons certainly bring about change here in England. This view of the formal garden at The Manor Hosue, Stevington is a total contrast!