Friday, September 9, 2016

First Week of Spring


The blossom has been a joy the last week and it's almost all over again already.
6 more David Austin roses have gone in to our English rose garden...can't wait!









A beautiful Spring sunset



My butterfly bush is blooming...it smells divine and is covered in honeyeaters, bees and butterflies






My girls are loving the sunshine




Plum tree blossom



Manchurian Pear tree blossom




Camellias are still in bloom






15 comments:

  1. I believe you have a lot of rain in SA, Meg. The garden will like that. Beautiful photos as usual. I was reading the WiFi instructions in my camera manual last night. My eyes were starting to glaze over :-)

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  2. As summer winds down and we head into fall in the US, it is wonderful to be able to enjoy my favorite season - Spring - through your blog! That sunset pic is divine!

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  3. Your garden is lovely and it is nice to see the bird photos as we don't see them over here x

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  4. The blossom and those views are simply stunning, and the Sussex hens. We have a pair of Sussex amongst our little flock, I love their markings. We are thinking about the end of summer here, just as you are thinking about it's beginning. It's been very hot and very dry, the plants have suffered and thanks to the drought there are very few flowers and very little colour left in the garden. Enjoy yours, it looks so stunning

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    1. We have come out of 2 years of drought so I'm not looking forward to another summer of 110-115 heat xx

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  5. These pictures make my heart feel good. Thank you.

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  6. I love looking at your beautiful photos of your gorgeous property. I also enjoy looking at everything on Instagram. The roses are just gorgeous. :) Enjoy the weekend.

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  7. Such a lovely setting to enjoy! Beautiful photos.

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  8. Makes me {almost} want to break into song...The hills are alive ♪ ♪ ♪

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  9. Hello Meg, Thank you for leaving a comment on my blog. Just as you are anticipating spring I am sliding into autumn so I shall be looking enviously at your summer when I'm stuck in the gloomy an English winter! You obviously live in a lovely place and the blossom trees look beautiful with the gentle hills beyond. I especially like the sunset shot. Which Austin roses did you buy? I visited his place a few years ago in June to decide which roses to buy. What decisions, everything looked fabulous! I love camellias and your final photo is perfect!

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    1. Hi again...summer here is brutal..110-115 days, bushfires and deadly snakes...we moved up here in 2013 from the city and I am sort of regretting it although we love our garden. We planted an English rose garden and my David Austin's are Mary Rose , Princess Alexandra of Kent,
      Jude the Obscure, Sharifa Asma, Heritage, Claire, Munstead Wood, The Wedgewood Rose xxx


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  10. Liebe Meg,so unterschiedliche Jahreszeiten wir auch haben, eine Pflanze blüht bei dir und mir zur selben Zeit, der Schmetterlingsstrauch!
    Bei uns sind die Temperaturen noch sommerlich, obwohl der Herbst vor der Türe steht.
    Du hast uns wieder fantastische Bilder von deinem Garten und deiner Umgebung mitgebracht. So schöööön!
    Hab noch schöne Frühlingtage,
    alles Liebe,
    Manuela

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I love to hear from you and appreciate your messages. Meg xx