Those special garden features


Father’s Day at a heritage listed mansion, Rippon Lea, built in1867 yielded its many treasures both inside and out. If you’re looking to upgrade your garden feature any time soon, here are my top ten suggestions

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A Romanesque pool

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With extra fountain!

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A lady in waiting…

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A thatched gazebo

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A wind powered water source…

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Some wagon wheels – strategically placed, of course

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A pot or two …

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A little lake.

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With a foot bridge…

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And a lake house…

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Some rock feature..

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To top it all off, a tower from which to view your vast garden empire!
I think I overshot my photos to twelve top garden must have’s.
We had a lovely day sitting in the sun – our first warm day and just in time for spring. Happy Father’s Day Dennis!

About crabandfish

The everyday and the extraordinary loves of life. We have a one acre cold zone garden in the mountains of rural Victoria, Australia. This blog chronicles its ever changing nature. We also love traveling and writing, our cats, our chickens, the sea, cooking, and of course, our garden.
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One Response to Those special garden features

  1. Esther Healy says:

    Indeed we did have a lovely day! But…..Never mind the wagon wheels! There were some beautiful cars with white walled wheels, also strategically placed!
    Dennis thanks you for the pavlova! E H

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