Sweet peas and sunshine - a bit of a heat wave, and plenty to photograph.
The peonies stole the show this month:
This was one of my favourite darker images from June. I used a bit of HDR blending to keep the detail in the peonies and sweet williams - you can see how to do this in the post I link to at the end.
I'm getting a bit bolder with my hand ties. Sometimes they work, sometimes they don't. I'm aiming for a much bigger, asymmetric bouquet. I was most pleased with the last one - the one with Plantpassion's last anemone of the season.
British Flowers Week is always a treat. It's fabulous to see the profile of British flowers raised all over social media, and I enjoyed meeting the florists who visited Plantpassion for her urn workshop. It was a hot, hot day. Here we are in the shade:
Don't forget your phone camera. The best camera is the one you have with you. Aim for strong composition and a carefully chosen viewpoint.