Monthly Archives: May 2020
The camelia did not do particularly well at the main flowering time, but surprisingly there is still one flower left, and of course it has not been damaged by frost, which is the usual problem.
I put some seed out last year, supposedly wildlife friendly. Nothing much happened in 2019, but some of it is doing well this year, although the insects aren’t showing much interest in it!
There are still very few bees in the garden, and it was quite difficult to find one which I was able to photograph.
I thought it was time to try IR for a change, and this is the result! Normally I only use IR for monochrome pictures, and the sensor filter is really more suited to that than for false colour, but it … Continue reading
It was quite a challenge trying to photograph this lewisia on a very windy day, and the bee on one the alliums was even more difficult.
I’ve never been sure what this shrub is, but plantnet has come to the rescue once again – just photograph it in the app on the phone, and it almost always comes up with what seems the right answer!