Bouts Violas

The dedication and expertise of nursery owners and gifted plant breeders never ceases to amaze me, and I was privileged last year to spend a couple of days at Wildegoose Nursery, home to Bouts Violas, with Jack Willgoss and Laura Crowe, who say: ‘We feel so lucky to have had the opportunity to work with Nicola. Her enthusiasm for our collection of violas and the fabulous artistic flair with which she photographed them, has produced some truly beautiful images. We never ceased to be amazed at just how long she could work on a cup of tea and a marmite sandwich — so easily pleased! A truly lovely person to work with.’ (