Category Archives: autumn

Happy

The popular Pharrell Williams song, Happy, was apparently written with the idea of trying to capture what it felt like to be in a good mood. Many famous poets also captured the essence of happiness by reflecting on nature. Nature … Continue reading

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Autumnal Flora and Fauna

Our friend Mr kangaroo is a surprising sight in our front garden amidst the golden foliage. Such a contradictory image – a giant kangaroo nestled under a deciduous, European, weeping apricot tree – staring right at us!

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Four Pumpkins

We harvested the grand total of four pumpkins from our rambling plants. I guess, not bad for a mountain garden in a cool zone. I will definitely try again next year. Happy pumpkin hour! We will savour our little crop … Continue reading

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Spring or Autumn Take #2

After visiting the Melbourne International Garden Show, I am again confused . Are we in autumn? Then these wonderful tulips belong to the Northern Hemisphere not Down Under. e This interesting contraption from fifty years ago sorts the bare bulbs … Continue reading

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Spring or Autumn?

It’s a beautiful day on the Mount. The season is turning and we are approaching the delight which is autumn up here. However, I have this potted plant which I haven’t been able to identify. I have scoured the Plant … Continue reading

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All the leaves are brown….

And the sky is grey… well, I did go for a walk as the song suggests, on a not-so-winter’s day. The sky may not be very grey but winter is just around the corner. The autumnal garden changes so rapidly … Continue reading

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ANZAC Day Tribute

At the going down of the sun And in the morning We will remember them The 98th remembrance of the first diggers of WWI. Just a couple of kilometres from our home stands a giant, white Memorial Cross. Each ANZAC … Continue reading

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