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Gardening in monochrome

2012.02.06
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I love the Victorian greenhouses and cold frames at West Dean - I think it's wonderful that such old structures are still in use and well maintained. This is the maker's logo from the side of one of the cold frames.
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The trunk of one of the garden's fig trees - this one is about 100 years old and it still fruits well every year.
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It just wouldn't have been right if I hadn't popped in to see Hortus. She was resting up in her favourite spot in the fig house when I found her.
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13 Comments
yetloh Good shots,Helen. Hortus doesn't look her age. Had you noticed the gnoemlike face in the fig tree?
yetloh · 2012-02-06: 17:09
mazpics Amazing texture and I love the b&w!
mazpics · 2012-02-06: 17:19
Jarvo Neat set. Super texture on that second.
Jarvo · 2012-02-06: 18:36
mrmeliska Great B/W shots...
mrmeliska · 2012-02-06: 18:53
lookagain #2 is a wonderful image - I just LOVE the texture! Then there's Hortus....what a beautiful cat :)))
lookagain · 2012-02-06: 18:56
JustmeG so hard to pick a fav out of this set...all are lovely for their own reasons! But...Hortus is a close winner!
JustmeG · 2012-02-06: 19:10
jennyLit amazing set! each one is so interesting!
jennyLit · 2012-02-06: 19:32
josy63 As usual textures are so real, so evident as my hands caress the trunk of the fig tree and the back of the cat :)
josy63 · 2012-02-07: 01:59
Annbramwell Wow that fig tree is amazing... it looks like it may be spawining an orc though, I am sure if you looked again tomorrow at the same spot, there would be an orc shaped hole in the trunk...!
Annbramwell · 2012-02-07: 02:47
????? Hortus looks intense!
????? · 2012-02-07: 13:36
Ryana That trunk from about 100 years is amazing, it really looks old.
your cat is always beautiful to see.
Ryana · 2012-02-07: 13:44
Eiram amazing trunk! And Hortus of course:)
Eiram · 2012-02-07: 15:54
timepiece Great pics Helen - especially Hortus - will have to check him out next time we are in the area!
timepiece · 2012-02-08: 05:02
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