Regular Random – Fractal Protea

Last week I featured some dried hydrangea, that I photographed with my new Fractal prism filters and promised this week some more. Well, here is a King White Protea from my garden. It was in the afternoon, with a bright burst of Winter sunshine, managed to capture some sunbursts as well. I think I prefer…

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King White Protea

If you have been following me for a while, I am sure you will have seen my giant King White Protea before, well, it is in bloom again – how divine. The blooms on this plant when fully open are about dinner plate size, and a creamy white, I have also seen a pink version,…

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And now for something completely different – Case moth

We got home from a family outing to find this curious critter on the garage wall. I have not seen one in many, many years, I had to do a bit of research and ask a few questions but it is a Case Moth – [more info here]. Curious little critter, I could not help…

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Share Your World – 21st May 2019

Back on schedule this week for SYW, last week I felt like I was falling behind, so much to do, but this week, back on track. Melanie has some less than serious questions for this week, she even calls them silly…just means some serious fun. Some Silly Questions: Is it better to suspect something (bad…

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Autumn Outings – Heronswood Gardens

Last week we visited Cloudehill Gardens, the last hoorah before Winter comes and steals all our lovely flowers, this week…we decided as it was still such lovely weather to visit it Sister Gardens in Dromana – Heronswood…we have our yearly pass, so why not use it. We ended up having a lovely lunch in Dromana…

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Regular Random – Orange Flower

On a recent outing to Cloudehill gardens, I was completely captivated by this flower, I could not find a tag in the flower bed and sadly a Google image search said it was either a Blackeyed Susan or an African Daisy; somehow I do not think either is correct…hopefully someone within my friends will know?…

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Autumn Outings – Cloudehill Gardens

I visit Cloudehill Gardens & Nursery so often, this year we bought an annual pass, the best thing is there is also another two gardens attached to the group, need to visit them soon. I like to visit at least three times a year, Summer, Autumn and Spring… the autumn colour was just perfect and…

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Tuesday’s Textures…

I found this rather unique and textural plant in several places while we were in New Zealand, apparently, it’s called a Teazel. During a visit to Howick Village, I came across this against a darkened doorway, brilliant sunlight and deep shadows behind…just perfectly framed and displaying the little spikes…just magnificent, how could I not take…

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Auckland’s Domain Winter Garden

I mentioned yesterday about showing some more flowers from this wonderful spot, so here they are… You can see and read more about this wonderful Auckland Garden [here]. Will be back shortly with day 3… ~ Julz

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Tuesday’s Textures…

One thing I did while on our big NZ Adventure was collect textures; sand, rock, plants, walls – all sorts of things and I will hope to eventually create some fabulous new texture packs. So while I was going through some of my photos I decided to have a break and a little bit of…

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