Tag Archives: Garden

The Photo Gallery | Green

Punga fern in the garden, New Zealand

I used to think blue was my favourite colour, like the ocean and a perfect summer’s sky, but more and more it is green that really rocks me. I love all the contrasting shades of green in nature, and the … Continue reading

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Things I’m Loving…

Peek a boo

A Monday that started with rain and wind, where the only sign of summer was the strawberries on my muesli, gave us a breather in the afternoon. Sunshine peeked from between the clouds as Sophie and Alice ran around Katherine … Continue reading

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Walk through the tulips with us…


It’s nearly Spring Festival time in Wellington’s Botanical Garden and the tulips are as glorious as ever. It’s impossible not to smile when faced with all this joyful colour – from bright sunshine gold… To carpets of pinks… They always surprise … Continue reading

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Grass | LOVE | Photo a Day May *Monday & Tuesday*

Grasses rippling in the breeze in our garden

Couldn’t resist combining these two, as I LOVE the varied GRASSES of New Zealand. So many colours and such varied textures – from coarse and spiky, to fine and wispy. In my back garden we have a steep bank, where nothing … Continue reading

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Things I’m Loving: Nature abound

A water lilly in Wellington

It has been a week of celebrating the beauty of nature. ♥ Loved learning of New Zealand’s native trees and the amazing variety of different trees the world over. ♥ Loved identifying different tree species in our garden at home … Continue reading

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Flying into February

Monarch butterfly visiting the garden

A visitor to my garden on Monday marked the start of a new school year and the end of the summer holidays. I have a special affection for Monarch butterflies. To me they are spiritual guardians, carrying messages from loved … Continue reading

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