Thursday, November 19, 2015

Views from the Butterfly Garden at Te Puna Quarry


Last week I drove out for a 2nd visit to Te Puna Quarry Gardens and since it was a very very warm sunny Spring day I didn't just limit myself to taking photos of one particular area. This time I walked around 3/4 of the gardens - this shot was taken from the Butterfly Garden section.


This part of the garden was full of annuals and perennials - perfect for the bees and butterflies.

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10 comments:

  1. The flowers are beautiful and I really like the big butterfly on the top of that post. Great photos - thanks for sharing.

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  2. The butterfly garden is lovely. I would like to take a walk there. Lovley photos. Have a happy weekend!

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  3. The gardens look lovely. As we are moving closer to winter with our dark and dismal days it is a pleasure to see bright blue skies and sunnier photos.

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  4. I recognize a few of those flowers, we load up our backyard with butterfly/hummingbird attracting flowers every summer. It looks like a great place to hang out.

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  5. The best part of any Botanical Garden just has to be the Butterfly Garden. Love this one ... And the memories of Spring!

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  6. Oh so pretty and looks warmer there than New England ~ Great photos!

    Happy Weekend to you,
    artmusedog and carol

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  7. That is gorgeous! I thought the butterfly sculpture was real at first and was impressed with its size.

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  8. The gardem is rerally fantastic...amazing photos...

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  9. In my next visit i will go there, are there plenty of butterflies?

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