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Gateway to Gardening

A marvellous showgarden at Malvern 2013 (Spring Gardening Show)

Blog author Ann Somerset Miles adding sketches at Malvern in her gateway to gardening notebook

Gardeners seeking inspiration and ideas for their home plot will assuredly enter a gateway to gardening when visiting RHS Shows. The RHS (Royal Horticultural Society)  is Britain’s gardening charity, keeping gardeners up to date in so many ways. It’s worth becoming a member for the many advantages that brings, not least the help and advice available through its monthly magazine, free entry to RHS gardens, personalised garden advice – and priority on RHS Show tickets. Continue Reading

Photography on location

The colours on these Honesty seedpods are perfect for a watercolour sketch

The colours on these Honesty seedpods are perfect for a watercolour sketch

Photography in the garden or when out and about has surely never been so easy, whether using an iPhone or iPad or similar, or a simple digital camera. It depends what you want to use the images for – ‘happy snaps’, slide show on your TV, online in blogs or social media, or to obtain prints. How fortunate we gardeners are to HAVE digital facilities – remember the days when you used film and had to wait for the prints to come back from processing, by which time that beautiful flower had faded and you could not capture it again. Now, you can even check your images as you take them; and you don’t have to pay for poor shots to be processed.

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