Nico (vilakins) wrote,
Nico
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Spring has sprung

... well and truly. (For those northerners who are puzzled that it's spring here, check out the effect of axial tilt on a planet's seasons.) Most of the blossom has gone from our garden by now because I am slack at doing the photo thing (and Flickr has changed how to embed photos, thanks very much, Flickr), but the garden still smells amazing. All photos taken 2-3 weeks ago, but there you go. Oh, and we do have kowhai in our garden, as shown in the icon. :-)

Blossom downhill

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Our back garden, running down the hill. The steps by the wonky pagoda lead to another bit I call the secret garden.

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Is this an apple tree by the steps? I'm not very up on that sort of thing. The big tree I thought might be cherry but now has red leaves (huh?)
I now think is plum.

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Close-up if it helps

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The secret garden, even more private and secluded than the rest. It'll be lovely and cool in there in summer.

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The blossom below the fence is on Isis Street.

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Ashley watching me from the bay window

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Pink blossom (cherry?) on Isis Street

Uphill garden and cats

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Jasmin was sitting beautifully like a Bast statue but crouched down as soon as I got my phone out. Typical.

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Then the other two turned up. :-) Also posted on Dreamwidth, with comment count unavailable comments.
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