These are photos I took in the Mediterranean Garden at Dunedin Botanic Gardens on the evening of 24 November 2019. The vertical was over-exposed and with my basic editing skills I couldn't retrieve the colour. I knew other bloggers have had success playing with effects on 'bin' photos so I had a go and it... Continue Reading →
at Dunedin Botanic Gardens, New Zealand. I love their silver foliage and they become large imposing plants that add character to the garden. When the flowers develop they're fascinating too. Photos by Liz. Disclaimer: I think these are cardoon rather than globle artichoke - I'll know for sure once I see the flowers. For this... Continue Reading →
I really enjoyed the white and blue colour beds when we were in Dunedin Botanic Garden on Sunday 08 Dec 2019. These two beds are at one end of a row of five colour beds. Opposite is the long border with large silvery cardoon plants and a great variety of colourful flowers. It's a beautiful... Continue Reading →
Open park, formal garden 'rooms' and a lovely cafe are features at The Orchard Garden Cafe and Function Centre. We had a pot of tea and desserts there after leaving the art gallery in Alexandra on my birthday. October 31, 2019. This is the place where we found the very pleasing blue doors that provided... Continue Reading →
Transition from open park area to the enclosed gardens at The Orchard Garden Cafe and Function Centre between Alexandra and Clyde, Central Otago, New Zealand. I've already shown a photo Nigel took of me through the Blue Doors, here's more context. We were there on my birthday 31 October 2019. All photos taken by Nigel... Continue Reading →
Beautiful feature tree with weeping foliage, taken by Liz at Maple Glen Garden, Glenham, Southland, New Zealand. 06 Oct 2019.
The distant hillside behind the cherry blossom is covered in daffodils, and the white birch trunks are also lovely. Maple Glen, Glenham, Southland, New Zealand. Taken by Liz, 06 Oct 2019.
In Queens Park, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand there's a small Japanese Garden that can be viewed from a covered shelter. It really comes alive in spring with the beautiful blossom. We were there Saturday 28 September. Blossom tree near the shelter. The following photos are views taken from the shelter. Text by Liz, photos by... Continue Reading →