Azaleas

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Azaleas

Postby midgin » Tue Sep 04, 2007 10:04 am

Back patio, under the sail, looking at azaleas. We have two white azaleas in the foreground, another two white to right (see above garden light) and two pink in background (left of pink pot)... those last two are barely visible.



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Postby abwal » Tue Sep 04, 2007 11:24 am

Another great photo, Midgin.
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Postby Mister Wisteria » Tue Sep 04, 2007 11:27 am

Absolutely beautiful Midge, straight out of a picture book. :D 8) :D
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Postby The Estate » Tue Sep 04, 2007 12:45 pm

Oh I do like that pic :shock: lots going on there Mids :P
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Postby Bulbinella » Tue Sep 04, 2007 3:05 pm

gorgeous Midg....I always love 'visiting' your garden, I also noticed your nestbox in the Casuarina, love those trees....yes, I know..a bit messy, but the sound of the wind blowing through them is quite enchanting, although some might say 'spooky' :lol:
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Postby midgin » Tue Sep 04, 2007 3:13 pm

Thanks people... B. they are a messy tree aren't they.... I also love that whoshy (?) sound of the wind through those trees.
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Postby Luzy » Tue Sep 04, 2007 6:11 pm

Whoshy's a great word. Those trees might be messy but what an excellent, soft contrast to your haven, midgin. Lovely... :D
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Postby bubba louie » Tue Sep 04, 2007 7:19 pm

Really inspiring. I'm sooooo envious of those gorgeous pots.
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Postby mitcho » Tue Sep 04, 2007 7:30 pm

That is a very nice back patio.

Anything using the nest box? We have one in some paperbarks out the front with a couple of pale headed rosellas using it.
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Postby midgin » Wed Sep 05, 2007 8:02 am

Thanks Luzy, BL and Mitcho. The nesting box did have a young possum but I think he grew a bit big for the door opening. A couple of rosella came for a look one day, however mum wasn't fussed on the decor (it's too 70's she said...lol..) so they settled elsewhere. I have wanted to climb the ladder and peek in.. but it is along way from the ground :roll:
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Postby Deciduous_Blaze » Wed Sep 05, 2007 8:04 am

Awesome photo midgin, beautiful garden
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Postby Pam » Wed Sep 05, 2007 8:08 am

There's some very nice-looking foliage there Midgin. :D
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Postby midgin » Wed Sep 05, 2007 8:50 am

Thanks DB and Pam... that photo doesn't do it justice as there are other flowering plants in the same area... hard to get them all in one shot.
Some of my cordylines and succulents are yet to buck up... this winter hit rather hard.
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Postby Spider Lily » Wed Sep 05, 2007 4:40 pm

Oh Midgin, what a beautiful, tranquil garden you have!!

Absolutely love it :D
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Postby midgin » Wed Sep 05, 2007 4:50 pm

Thanks SL... not always so tranquil. ...at times a disaster area with no tranquility.. sigh..
I just enjoy being able to get out there and do some gardening... when time/circumstances permit.....like most of us.
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Postby tilly » Fri Sep 07, 2007 7:28 pm

Mister Wisteria wrote:Absolutely beautiful Midge, straight out of a picture book. :D 8) :D

agree Mr W.....a winning shot... :)
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Postby orchid40 » Fri Sep 07, 2007 7:43 pm

A lovely area, Midgin. it must be tranquil there. So nice to sit there and enjoy the Azaleas and all the other plantlife.
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