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In a Vase on Monday - Spring bulbs

It’s over a month to the first official day of Spring, but the very first daffodils and hyacinths and the first muscari are blooming, and in the space of the weekend 3 new little lambs appeared in the field next door. 192 more words


Christchurch Botanic Gardens; Alpine House

The Christchurch Botanic Garden surprised me on more than one level. They don’t just play host to a spectacular array of plants. They also hold several uniquely specialized greenhouses. 637 more words

Botanical Gardens

Bringing kiwis home

I don’t know about you, but I’ve found a lot of plants here in New Zealand that I really like. I like seeing them grow in their home range, but I think it would be a shame if I never saw them again. 661 more words

Seed Germination

A Picture A Day

Recently as 2015 draws to a close, I have been reading about “one-a-day-projects” which seem like a great idea to keep creativity alive and well. Then I remembered that during my stay on Maatsuyker Island, I took a photo from the same viewpoint every day, mainly to record the changing weather conditions. 173 more words

Maatsuyker Island