ALL IS SPRINGING TO LIFE IN THE COUNTRY GARDEN AT MIDDLETON TASMANIA
Viburnum tomentosum "Mariesii"
All the photos are taken with a digital camera in late September and October
by Gay Klok
flowers in the background. This is
a very useful shrub with its layered
branches upon which the white sterile
flat flowers flutter like giant butterflies
In front the small rock Rhododendron
will be adding a dash of red in a few days.
The creeping rosemary is a pleasant contrast
One of the many scented Rhododendrons
with Magnolia xloebneri "Leonard Messel"
Cornus nuttallii is
a lovely white
In a quiet corner of the "Home Orchard"
garden several "Ukon" cherries
pleasure with their dancing green-white
clusters of flowers. Through the branches
you may see the first of the orange deciduous
azaleas coming into bloom. I have many of
these strongly coloured plants and I will show
you how beautiful they are in next month's
Tasmanian Journal. I keep them away from
the other types of Rhododendrons.
The New Zealand Cordyline australia
with the American Halesia
small tree in front. Rhododendron "Alice"
may be seen in the back ground
Rh "Mrs Furnivals Daughter x with
The guinea fowl, a cock and his two
man ferns Dicksonia antarticta just
unfurling its fronds
wives, searching for worms and or slugs
for lunch. the channel may be seen in
front of the "Big Pond" and you can read
the story of the building of the "Big Pond"
in my Home Page
Do let me know how you have enjoyed my Tasmanian
Garden Journal this month by starting or joining in the
Discussion from the first page. In a few weeks watch
for the magnificent deciduous Azaleas and Primulas. I am
looking forward to their flowering season and I would like
you to join me in the relishing of their beauty