AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes

AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes
I love a sunburnt country / A land of sweeping plains / Of ragged mountain ranges / Of droughts and flooding rains / I love her far horizons / I love her jewel-sea / Her beauty and her terror / The wide brown land for me / ~ Dorothea Mackellar (1885-1968)

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Thursday, September 23, 2010

A Stretch at Vision Gardens


Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ The newly opened Vision Gardens at Bittern, Mornington Peninsula stretches the use of plant pots into flower pot men!

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Theme Thursday meme ~ Stretch
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Terracotta pots
Stretch the imagination
Quaint flower pot men
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Pic by Gemma Wiseman
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8 comments:

JeffScape said...

In the wrong light, those things could freak me out.

There's an artist in North Carolina who does something similar in construction zones with road cones. Interesting stuff.

Lenora said...

ok - who would have thunk it?

Jaime said...

those are great looking flower pots. and probably more effective at scaring off the birds than scarecrows

Kris said...

That looks like a bloke that I work with.

Janice said...

What fun...and a great stretch of the imagination!

Nanka said...

Loved the terracotta pot men...lovely imagination and make great planters.

Megan said...

Hee! Those are great!

Prayer Girl said...

Those pictures are fascinating. What stretching of the imagination....

Mine is up.

PG

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