More ideas from Rosie
Why not dress your garden with a little black this year?

dress your garden with some black foliage

Frosted ivy flower/fruit capsules

There isn't much foliage to photograph in winter except for ivy leaves. The frosted ivy leaves were shot using a prime lens to create dreamy bokeh.

Verbascum 'Pink Kisses' macro photography

This floral photography subject is called Verbascum Pink Kisses commonly known as 'Mullein'. They give a good vertical structure in the flower border.

Anemone blanda 'Pink Shades'

Dancing in the Wind - Leavesnbloom Gardening & Photography

Autumn at Branklyn Garden, Perthshire, Scotland ... more on the blog http://www.leavesnbloom.com/2014/12/autumn-colour-branklyn-garden-2014.html

A cold and biting snap of air can produce this change in appearance! (Autumn at Branklyn Garden, Perthshire, Scotland )

Ladybird diapause details on my blog http://www.leavesnbloom.com/2015/01/7-spot-ladybird-winter-diapause-scotland.html

Ladybird winter diapause: How does a ladybird survive a Scottish winter?

Winter in the garden - not everything is as dormant as you'd expect!

The story of the 7 Spot Ladybird in Winter!

Photographing ladybirds by Rosie Nixon, leavesnbloom fine art& photography, Scotland.

The leavesnbloom garden is full of Scottish wildlife activity.

Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beetles away from roses and corn. Chives make carrots sweeter, and basil makes tomatoes even tastier

Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beet

Before you plant rose cuttings push the end into a potato and plant in the soil.  Seemingly the potato keeps the end of the rose moist as it grows roots.  Click on the image to find out more ...

The SECRET to propagating roses is said to be the "potato"! TIP: Before planting rose cuttings, push the bottom end into a small potato, which keeps the cuttings moist as they develop roots. It sounds crazy, but apparently it works really well.