Continue reading “Photographing Enough”
When I photograph creatively I deliberately seek to show a mood, emotion or concept. In this instance I was thinking ‘What is the least amount of detail I can photograph so the image portrays the wispy fragility of Acer palmatum leaves?’ Too little in focus and the plant can no longer be identified; too much detail and I don’t convey the graceful quality of the foliage. There’s a sweet spot to be found, a balance, that sense of ‘enough’.
Continue reading “Judicious Neglect of My Veggie Garden”
I’m practising judicious neglect in my garden this year – leaving the coriander to flower and go to seed instead of chopping it down after it’s culinary use by date; growing a head of broccoli amongst the tomatoes; allowing strawberry runners to escape their patch: in short mixing plantings up.
Continue reading “New Urban Edible Garden – review”
It’s the ‘feel’ of my established garden that I dream about. I want her to nourish bodies with food; soothe souls with pretty and fill minds with wonder.