Saturday, 24 August 2013

Winter Flowers

I love taking photos of flowers that I see on my walks and in my garden.
We've had a glorious winter this year in Sydney -
lots of sunny days and spectacular sunsets.
Below are just a few examples...



I've also had a guest post published on our local farmer's market page after my recent blogs.
You can click here to check it out.


Saturday Snapshot is a now being hosted by Melinda from West Metro Mommy

The rules are simple:

To participate in the Saturday Snapshot meme post a photo that you (or a friend or family member) have taken and leave a direct link to your post in the Mister Linky. Photos can be old or new, and be of any subject as long as they are clean and appropriate for all eyes to see. How much detail you give in the caption is entirely up to you. Please don’t post random photos that you find online.

17 comments:

  1. Lovely pictures... I hope to get started with flowers one day... just learning few tips and tricks everyday!!! keep them coming...

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    1. Most of these photos were taken on my smart phone and filtered through the Instagram app. It's not always possible to get really clear close-ups with the phone camera, but occassionally I get lucky with one like the daisy photo :-)

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  2. Particularly beautiful pictures today Brona, I especially like the second and second last pics. And I see the magnolia is magnificent in Sydney. Congratulations on your guest post fame- the markets do look fabulous.

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    1. The magnolia's have been glorious this year.
      My husband has a few pics on his phone which I hope to share next week.

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  3. So gorgeous! The colors are some of my favorites. Thanks for sharing...and enjoy your weekend. Here's MY SATURDAY SNAPSHOT POST

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  4. This is your winter? I'm all envious! What beautiful flowers! We can't even get them in the summer.

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  5. Nice! Your winter looks like my spring. A winter flower in Chicago is a dead flower. Yours are much prettier.

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    1. When I lived in Western NSW our winters were much harder and barer. Which is probably why I appreciate the much milder (and more colourful) winters in Sydney.

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  6. Gorgeous photos! I especially love the top one and think that flower would make a great children's story!

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    1. Yes, I love how this rogue violet found its way into our wall!

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  7. I'm glad someone else likes to photograph the wild violets. :-) Your other pics are gorgeous too. Wow- such colors.
    Thanks for sharing them.

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  8. These are so amazing! I've never seen any of these. Stunning.


    Here's my Saturday Snapshot!






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  9. They are so beautiful - I love the second photo. What plant is it? This week I've shifted my Snapshot on to my other blog http://goo.gl/4Z1dgf

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  10. Thank you all for the lovely comments.
    A Sydney winter can be quite wonderful, and this year has been one of those wonderful years. Although, the lovely sunny days also means no rain - which is not a good sign for the coming spring and summer.
    The flowers in order are violet, flowering gum (Aust native), swamp foxtail grass (Aust native), magnolia, daisy, jasmine (which has only just started flowering this past week), serruria florida (part of the protea family from South Africa) & wattle (Aust native).

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  11. I think the violet is my favourite

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  12. Love these! I have 'pinned' your pansy photo to my Pinterest Color! folder ... so lovely!

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