A tranquil retreat: Eaton Square Gardens, London, in autumn

Habitat for stag beetles: St Mary’s Garden

London, UK, images; Eaton Square Gardens, London, SW1X; Belgravia; famous landscaped gardens, founded in Victorian times by the Grosvenor family and named after the country residence Eaton Hall, Cheshire

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Seasons in London: Early Spring in St James’s Park

Ornamental water gardens in London: The Italian Gardens, Kensington Gardens

Seasons in London: Heralds trumpeting the season of summer at Chelsea Bridge

South East London: November Impressions

White red post box: Snow in winter in London

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Brockley Cemetery, Lewisham, London, UK

London, UK, images; parks, gardens and cemeteries; Brockley Cemetery; address: 347 Brockley Road, Crofton Park, London SE4 2QY

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Opening hours: March to October: 10am to 4.30pm daily; November to February: 10am to 3.30pm daily

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Ladywell Cemetery; address: Ladywell Road, Ladywell, London SE13 7HY

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Opening hours: March to October: 10am to 4.30pm daily; November to February: 10am to 3.30pm daily

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Ladywell Cemetery is adjacent to Brockley Cemetery.

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Both cemeteries were founded in Victorian times; they are picturesque, peaceful places which also play an important part in nature conservation; many species of plants and wildlife are present

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A fascinating account of St Mary the Virgin Churchyard, Lewisham

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Bus connections to Brockley Cemetery and Crofton Park Station

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“Trees withstanding the injurious effects of the smoke laden atmosphere” – Green spaces in Victorian times

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This Victorian garden was created due to Victorian sewers

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Popular pubs in London: The Brockley Jack

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Seasons in London, UK: Autumn in South East London

London, UK, images; flora and fauna; autumn, October; seasonal change of deciduous trees

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Seasons in London: Summer at the Imperial War Museum

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“It’s not a bed of roses” in London

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A solitary pigeon surrounded by sparkling glass (Princess Arcade)

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Bamboo flourishing in London

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Winter in London: The Gardens of the Imperial War Museum

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Observing the seasonal progress: Trees in full bloom

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Seasons in London: Spring in Kensington Gardens

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Bindweed – heralds trumpeting the season of summer in London

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“White and red post box”: Snow in London

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Habitat for stag beetles: St Mary’s Garden

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