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  • Looking up. #beautyallaround even in the most depressing times. #silhouette #planetrees #platanus #london #trees
  • Maximalism. Going down a colourful route with this Still life with rose hips on suzani fabric. Oil on old cardboard. 
#maximalism #stilllifepainting #bunchofflowers #suzani #textiles #ceramics #honesty #rosehips #recycling #flowers #design #decor #interiors #paintingoncardboard #artistsoninstagram #londonartists #heatherleys
  • I love moss, so I thought I’d grow some in this antique Japanese bronze bonsai planter. Also because I’m hopeless at keeping bonsais alive and this little planter is so pretty. 
#moss #japanese #bonsai #gardening #decor #design #antiques #decorativeantiques #mygardentoday #bronze
  • There’s nothing like a frost to give the garden structures some definition. Add in the silhouette of the old coppiced hazel with its decaying leaves and the little things you see on the morning stroll with the dogs. Perfect for instagram. I’m also in love with my Victorian cloche from @gardenandwood which gives protection to some tender plants. 
#frost #detail #gardenantiques #parterre #hazel #silhouette #corylus #coppice #leaves #decay #design #gardening #englishcountrygarden #wiltshiregarden #morningwalk #box #buxus #formalgarden
  • Symphyotrichum catching the low sunlight. Beautiful a month ago and now decaying with style. 
A busy day trying not to tidy the garden too much but removing hellebore leaves, lifting and dividing epimidiums and pruning  shrubs. Very satisfying. 
#gardening #horticulture #aster #seedheads #decay #catchingthelight #mygardentoday #wiltshiregarden #englishcountrygarden #plantchoices
  • Prunus subhirtella autumnalis and jasminum nudiflorum making a quiet but welcome entrance. The garden never sleeps. #winterflowering #plantchoices #blossom #jasmine #prunus #gardening #mygardentoday #wiltshiregarden #gardendesigners #smalltrees #shrubs
  • Don’t you love plants that decay elegantly?  The yellow of this agapanthus is a rich buttery yellow and the seedheads remain very decorative. 
#agapanthus #seedheads #beautyindecay #plantsofinstagram #plantoftheday #mygardentoday #wiltshiregarden #plantchoices #yellow #decay #garden #design #colour
  • Botanical perfection. Magnolia grandiflora. The seeds or cones are almost more glorious than the flowers. #plantoftheday #trees #magnoliagrandiflora #plantchoices #gardening #botany #seeds #cones #mygardenthismonth #leaves #wiltshiregarden
  • Horrible dark evening in London but the streetlights lit up the last leaves of this birch beautifully. 
#betula #autumnleaves #darkskies #streetlights #london #chelsea #birch #litup #evening #urbanphotography #designinspiration #inspiration
  • Ridiculously overexcited about my first ever pot! Many attempts ended in the recycling bin. First go at glazing too. Thank you Adrian Bates @theclayloft for brilliant and patient instruction. #stoneware #pottery #ceramics #glaze #tenmoku #pinchpots #nailsworth
  • Sussex morning. Oil on canvas. Back from my brilliant framers. @cr8tiveframing 
#oilpainting #abstractart #abstractlandscapes #framing #artistsoninstagram #artforsale #sussex #autumnpainting #details
  • Ghostly topiary. I quite like walking the dogs round the garden in the dark. Lovely sounds of the night. Owls hooting. Creatures scuttling away. #misty #autumn #walkinginthedark #topiary #carpinus #hornbeam #mygardentoday #englishcountrygarden #wiltshiregarden #gardendesign #design #spooky