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Photos from last day of winter

IMG_2769Showing a variety of wattles flowering at this time of the year. We have many colours, some quite dull and others bright yellow. The flowers themselves vary too.IMG_2744IMG_2783IMG_2778IMG_2777IMG_2780 IMG_2784 IMG_2781 IMG_2774Thanks for coming on an Australian stroll.

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Time to garden:

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Tomatoes, our staple

A new tiny snail, I haven't seen before.

A new tiny snail, I haven’t seen before.

A gentle change

A gentle change

The Acer drops seeds and the seedling are being potted up.

The Acer drops seeds and the seedling are being potted up.

Roses still blooming

Roses still blooming

Looking up

Looking up

Autumn colour

Autumn colour

Delicate semi-shade plants

Delicate semi-shade plants

In Victoria known as Virginian Creeper, in Tasmania known as Boston Ivy. These creepers are growing on the water tanks.

In Victoria known as Virginian Creeper, in Tasmania known as Boston Ivy. These creepers are growing on the water tanks.

Chilli plant in front of zucchini

Chilli plant in front of zucchini

Verbena, still a few jewels to be found.

Verbena, still a few jewels to be found.

Baby cyclamen, treasures .to be nurtured

Baby cyclamen, treasures .to be nurtured

Finally, figs for the birds and us. Thanks for your visit, Barbara

Finally, figs for the birds and us. Thanks for your visit, Barbara

 

Spring in the southern hemisphere:

Today we started daylight saving, so the longer days are finally here. Have captured some flowers that we pass on our walks:IMG_0327

Waratah, native to Western Australia

Waratah, native to Western Australia

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Callistemon

Callistemon

Clivia in our garden

Clivia in our garden

Mt. fuji, double cherry tree in our garden.

Mt. fuji, double cherry tree in our garden.

Our walk takes us past the tennis courts to the oval where a cricket match is in progress. You can see that horses pass this way!

Our walk takes us past the tennis courts to the oval where a cricket match is in progress. You can see that horses pass this way!

Monday painting update:

Today’s update ¬†of Christopher’s painting is not totally true, but I boosted the colour to enhance it, so that it was more visible. His work needs to be seen in reality, rather than a photograph. There is a wonderful translucent quality to them.

Christopher Pyett's painting  of Barbara in progress 8-9-14

Christopher Pyett’s painting of Barbara in progress 8-9-14

 

 

Maybe I should show you the windy spring day outside with the lawns mown too!

Spring in Victoria, Australia

Spring in Victoria, Australia

Boronia has a fantastic perfume

Boronia has a fantastic perfume