Pond Scene, Maple Glen Garden Pond at Maple Glen Garden, Glenham, Southland, New Zealand. Taken by Nigel, 13 Oct 2019. Click on the photo to enlarge. Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading... Related 13 thoughts on “Pond Scene, Maple Glen Garden” Add yours A lovely scene, Liz, and such a beautifully landscaped pond with the clouds adding a great touch! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Lovely scene, Liz. Looks like a nice spot for a picnic and a little quiet time. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply It’s perfect for some peace and quiet! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply The scene looks so peaceful, Liz. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply No swan guardian, therefore peaceful. We were on a tiny island where the black swans nest. Usually we can’t go anywhere near here – he who must be obeyed (i.e. the male swan) stays sentry on the bridge! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I remember you reporting about those defensive/aggressive swans at some point in the past, Liz. They are VERY territorial! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Reminds me of western New York state, where I grew up. This is the thing about New Zealand: different parts of New Zealand remind me of so many different places in the world. But they are all in New Zealand. One of the most remarkable, if not THE most remarkable countries in the world. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply The younger me didn’t appreciate just how fortunate I was to be born in NZ. Many NZers travel overseas for OE and also to gain professional work experience. But when it comes to “settling down” and starting a family, they often come back home. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply From my perspective New Zealand is one of the most wonderful places in the world. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Lovely shot LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Truly lovely! What a serene spot. My narrow imagination would never have guessed that this was a view in New Zealand. ☺️ LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Maple Glen is a huge private garden, all the work of one family. Only ~45min drive from where we live 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Beautiful! And how nice that the public can enjoy it. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.