• NZ Gardens,  Scenic Image NZ

    NZ Plants in My Garden

      Why NZ Plants in my garden? I have decided to do something a little unusual for this post and share my garden images. Well, this post idea is actually inspired by my flower photo images that are all taken in my home garden North of Auckland.With my Nikon Coolpix Micro setting the flowers can make top close up subjects. You may soon guess   I love to garden and after moving to a house that had next to no gardens 5 years ago I have spent years creating a small oasis right in the middle of town.  Living in this location means that the climate is subtropical and apart…

  • NZ Gardens,  Scenic Bush NZ

    Quarry Garden’s Whangarei Visit NZ Garden

    Quarry Garden’s Whangarei gets the thumbs up from me. It got me thinking the other day. Just what do you do during the weekends? As we slide into spring yet it is still to cool for a beach day. Then I remembered my visit to the Quarry Garden’s  Whangarei, a perfect days outing for the ultimate spring-like day. Visiting garden’s is often overlooked, yet they can be a great place to hang out and relax for a while. Auckland has public gardens by the museum, the botanic gardens and others. and there are lots of private gardens and properties that are open for public visits. I had never heard of…