As part of our Special Spring Meeting at Lenham on Sunday 20 March 2016 we held a photographic competition. Here are the winning images in each of the six classes. Click on an image to view full size and to scroll through each class, and F11 for a full screen experience.
A close-up of the detail of part of a plant For example, stamens, veins in a flower or leaf, markings on a seedpod or stem etc.
1st. Dandelion seed head, Anne Smith
2nd. Astrantia rosea, Martin Castle
3rd. Leaf with parasite, Bryn Lerwill
A picture of part of a plant For example, one or more whole flowers, buds, leaves, stems, seed heads etc.
1st. Clematis ‘Helios’, Karin Proudfoot
2nd. Crocus chrysanthus ‘Gipsy Girl’, Robert Lines
3rd. Eryngium, Sheila Georgiades
A picture of a whole plant
1st. Crocus, Virginia Oakes
2nd. Colchicum, Virginia Oakes
3rd. Zantedeschia aethiopica, Anne Smith
Plants in association Two or more plants in the garden, or in the wild, to show an attractive or interesting combination.
1st. Allium christophii and Salvia ‘East Friesland’, Bryn Lerwill
2nd. Rubus phoenicolasius and Carex, Virginia Oakes
3rd. Astrantia major ‘Gill Richardson’, Symphytum, Veronicastrum, Anne Smith
Garden ornament A garden view showing an attractive man-made ornamental feature, such as statuary, urns or pots, seats, garden structures, gates, etc.
1st. ‘Cheers’, Robert Lines
2nd. Gateway at East Ruston Od Vicarage, Karin Proudfoot
3rd. Walled garden at Corpusty Mill, Norfolk, Karin Proudfoot
Life in the garden A light-hearted look at people, pets and wildlife in the garden.