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Some of our favourite plant and garden photographs not featuring in other gardeners tips. tips for your own garden photography.

Garden Photos in the Morning

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When thinking of when the garden is at its best, we often imagine the sun at its peak –  a hot summers day in the middle of June. However, for taking photos, this can be difficult.

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As well as bright sun, there are also some magical moments at other times of the day and year. Early in the morning, the sun light is soft. It’s angle throws a fascinating light onto the garden. The whole garden can be transformed by the different light and angle. Even when the garden is at its quietest, there are still some fascinating and beautiful aspects.

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Try setting the alarm and viewing the garden at a different time of the day, you may be surprised.

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Early Morning mist highlights this spiders web amidst Verbena bonariensis

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Top Ten Snowdrop Gardens

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  1. Waterperry Gardens Oxfordshire
  2. Chelsea Physic Garden London   Snowdrops have always provided one of the great delights of these openings 6th, 7th, 13th & 14th February 2010, 10am-4pm.
  3. RHS Wisley Surrey
  4. Hopton Hall Derbyshire
  5. Weeping Ash Garden Cheshire
  6. East Lambrook Garden Somerset
  7. Sherborne Garden Somerset Local gardens open for the National gardens Scheme
  8. Brandy Mount House Garden Hampshire National collection of snowdrops
  9. Easton Walled Garden & Little Ponton Hall Lincolnshire
  10. Bennington Lordship Hertfordshire

This is our selection unless you know better – if so let us know.
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Check for open days in February and March for a day out to enjoy. You may also find snowdrops in unexpected locations. I snapped these pictures in Haworth church Bronte land.

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Snowdrops in an alpine house at Harlow Carr.

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Galanthophiles see beauty many varieties.
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