Yetloh's PhotoBlog

This wonderfully exotic looking plant is the Kahili ginger lily (Hedychium gardnerianum). Originating from the Himalaya it comes up every year, producing…

I got lucky this morning. Having a shave when my wife called out that there was a sparrowhawk perched in the garden having its breakfast. Certain that it…

Littlehampton is a smallish West Sussex seaside town. While, in terms of visitor attractions, it can’t compete with major resorts like Brighton, it does have…

In the UK if you mention Geraniums to most non-gardeners they will picture what true gardeners the world over know as Pelargoniums. But my subject today is true…

The end of a dreaming spire In My post Dreaming Spires I included an image of two lofty Echium plants. One of these has now died a little prematurely (they all…

This year our fruit cage has been filled with self-sown wild foxgloves in shades from purple to pink to pure white with an infinite variety of markings. I had…

We have shared our garden with slow worms, as they are known in the UK, for decades. Always found in or near our composting area where there is plenty of warm…

Probably my favourite plant nursery is Beeches Nursery at Ashton near Saffron Walden in Essex. Sadly, this is 130 miles from where we live so we don’t get…

When daughter, Helen, made the decision to go fully mirrorless, largely on the basis of the smaller size and weight of the kit, she offered her Canon 7D mark 2…

The Covid 19 related requirement to maintain social distancing has had some strange effects, but not so strange as to require it for bananas. However, one of…

Unlike my daughter, Helen, who has the talent and application to produce multiple strands of images which have real stand-alone merit, my photography has to…

For my first post, I just could not resist the perfection of these Arum or Calla lilies (or Zantedeschia aethiopica, if you really must) in a pot on our…
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