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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Friday, September 7, 2012

It's a Green World


Lots of green tones in this corner of the Cranbourne Botanical Gardens


Green palms and ivy
Some bowing eucalypt boughs
Sweeping green parade


Linking to:
Green Day

14 comments:

Emilie's daughter said...

It's all green but the shades are certainly different. It's so well visible now that these plants are on one picture! Christa

✿ chica said...

Lindos verdes sempre!beijos,chica

Sylvia K said...

I, too, love the different shades of green in your beautiful "green parade"! Have a wonderful weekend, Gemma!

oldthings said...

A beautiful picture with all shades of green !
Olympia

Kerri said...

Pretty!

eileeninmd said...

Very pretty, I love the palms. Lovely photo, thanks for sharing. Have a great weekend!

Rita said...

Lovely, lacy, and limey colored greens.

Nice capture. Thanks for stopping by my mean green machine.

BlueShell said...

...and I LOVE all that green...
Thank you.
xoxo
BShell

Carver said...

Beautiful shot of the palms.

Lisa said...

Beautiful leaves.

Chloe Grice said...

Lovely photo, palms are so pretty! Hope you are having a lovely weekend!

Fiona said...


Greetings from Irelan.

Wonderful photos

Thank you so much for linking up
with "Green Day" at Raindrops and Daisies

Wishing you a great week
and hope that you will join in again soon.

Fiona

Crafty Gardener said...

lovely shades of green, my favourite colour

lenalima said...

Linda palmeira!
bjss

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