Forest Garden Gallery description plus resources for finding Creative Commons photos

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Forest Garden Gallery home page

The is a gallery of forest garden photographs of individual plants, examples of individual forest gardens and different polyculture combinations.

The purpose is to show what the plants look like, what different forest gardens look like and what plants work well together.

The galleries are:

  1. Plants
  2. Forest gardens
  3. Polycultures
  4. Features
  5. Wild flowers
  6. Wildlife

The photos are all licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 license. This means that they can be shared and adapted, so long as attribution is given and it’s not for commercial purposes.

Finding photos

There are some very handy websites out there for finding Creative Commons licensed photos. Here are some using Horse Mint (Mentha longifolia) as an example:

  1. Wikipedia has lots of information about specific plants, and a partner site called Wikimedia with extra images with Creative Commons license.
  2. Flickr has a Creative Commons filter
  3. Evil Google image search has a filter under Tools -> Usage Rights -> Creative Commons
  4. Pixabay has some amazing quality Creative Commons photos