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Category: Seasons (page 2 of 13)

Short Days

Morning Workout

Morning Workout

Tomorrow morning will be the solstice – days are short, but will be getting longer. This was the scene early today at the Portage Road playing fields.

Liquidambar

Liquidambar

Liquidambar

This time of year …

Leap!

Zac's Leap

Zac’s Leap

My tribute to all calendar makers and whoever else leaps about!

Grandson Zac shows how it’s done, while his Omi proves she is no slouch either.

Extreme?

Extreme?

Seasonal

Strawberries

Strawberries

The taste of the season.

Ready for Summer?

Shades

Shades

Take your pick!

Flowering

Cabbage Tree

Cabbage Tree

The cabbage trees (Cordyline australis) are bursting out with flowers.

From the Window

Raindrops

Raindrops

Raindrops…

More skies on the Skywatch Site.

Green

Green

Green

Oak buds bursting open.

Daffodil Day

Daffodils

Daffodils

Today is Daffodil Day, the Cancer Society’s main event for fundraising and awareness (this year is the 25th anniversary for this event). The flowers in the picture are along Titirangi Road – the council has done us proud with a new planting.

Blossom Time

Prunus Campanulata

Prunus Campanulata

The Taiwanese cherry (prunus campanulata) have been going strong for some weeks now. Some trees have finished their crop of flowers, while others are only just showing the first signs of pink. Lovely to behold – and, of course, classified a weed …

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