Frangipani Heaven

Hidden away on the Sunshine Coast, between Nambour and Maroochydore, is a little gem of a farm.  With paddocks and paddocks full of frangipani trees of all shapes and sizes, both common and exotic, not to mention all the colours and wonderful perfumes, it is an absolute delight to behold.

And for a couple of hours on Saturday, I was in Frangipani Heaven.

When my friend Lisa asked if I’d like to go with her to the Sunshine Coast Frangipani Farm open day, naturally I said ‘Yes!’ and, naturally, I took my camera along.
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A Splash of Colour

I feel as though I’ve been MIA, but to be perfectly honest, I’ve just been busy working my way to lunchtime on Friday’s when I catch the train home.  Sunday night then arrives all too soon and I head off to bed, far too early, to get a good nights sleep before this working madness starts all over again at first bird call on Monday morning.

Some days there doesn’t seem time for must else, and I do miss writing on my blog.
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A Bloomin’ Good Time

With blue skies and sunshine, my camera in hand, and its battery fully charged, I headed out into my garden to take a few ‘happy snaps’.

So, as promised last weekend, the following is a bit of a ‘pictorial’ update on how the garden is coming along.  Certainly, everything is loving the warmer weather and, following a glorious 88 mm drenching last Tuesday (3.4 inches of rain), it’s lovely to see my plants ‘singing’ so to speak.
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My First Orchid

Of all the myriad colours that Crucifix Orchids come in, I’m wrapped that my first orchid to flower is a colour true to my heart.

I don’t remember who gave me this plant, whether it was my friend Denise, or my friend Sue, (deep down inside, I do think it was Sue), but I couldn’t be more delighted with the gorgeous colour it just so happens to be.
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Early Spring

I just love these Fuchsias, they are like little dancing ballerinas.

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