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.
The magnolia trees in Queens Park are wonderfully messy, exuberant trees in spring. The writhing branches are covered in bountiful blossom and soon large petals are scattered over the lawn. It's heavenly to wander among them, like being in fairyland. Some blossoms are scented.. this place is more like paradise! Magnolia Blossom in Queens Park... Continue Reading →
Snow falling in the back yard 6.09pm this evening. The white streaks are falling snow. Cold, wet and wintery. Tapanui, West Otago, New Zealand. 25 Sept 2019 (Liz).
Alstroemeria flowers brightly blooming even though the stem has collapsed to the lawn. Photo taken by Nigel this morning in our garden. Gore New Zealand
Band rotunda with white columns, birch trees with white trunks. Queens Park in Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand. Taken by Nigel 01 Dec 2018
As you walk along the big main path that cuts through Queens Park in Invercargill you come across the band rotunda, a focal point of the Gardens. More recently, birches have been planted here and are notable for their extremely white trunks. Queens Park, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand. Liz 01 Dec 2018 Text and photos... Continue Reading →
Photos of ways through the Gore Public Gardens and Maple Glen Gardens, all taken in September (early spring in New Zealand). Both gardens make use of mown paths and lawn areas where you can wander at will although we'll see one example where access is enabled via a bridge but the sentry makes it clear... Continue Reading →
Shadow of its former self. Part of an old bridge that once crossed the Mataura River. It sits alongside the newer bridge, at the town centre end. Gore, Southland, New Zealand. Liz, 22 Oct 2018 (morning)
Even when the magnolia flowers are old and falling to bits, the petals still look pretty scattered on the ground. Nigel and I took these photos in Gore Public Gardens on 23 September 2018. Gore, Southland, New Zealand First two photos taken by Nigel, last two taken by Liz Posted by Liz; Exploring Colour (2018)