I took this picture today at the local botanical garden. My father would have loved them; he adored azaleas. I thought of him as soon as I saw that these were in bloom. 51 more words
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Not long after I moved to the mountains I read an article in a local magazine which mentioned in passing that springtime comes a little later to the mountains. 412 more words
I just ordered a new garden shovel. It’s called a Root Slayer. I could have used it yesterday when I planted ten new azaleas.
I put the plants in a section of the garden that will now get more light because our neighbors removed a hedge of very tall Leland Cyprus. 216 more words
The National Rhododendron Gardens are situated in the lovely township of Olinda which nestles in the centre of the Dandenong Ranges. Managed by Parks Victoria, these 104 acres of gardens are a magnificent colour palette of rhododendrons, azaleas, camillias and many other floral wonders set amongst stands of mighty Mountain Ash. 27 more words