Weekly Photo Challenge: Spring – but not here!

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The theme relates to something that doesn’t really happen at the coast of KwaZulu Natal, and inland it has six months to go before it is underway.  I could, of course, go rummaging through archives for some springy stuff, but I’m too lazy for that.  So my pics will be a ‘post … um … Autumn’ rather than a ‘post mortem’ of Spring not going sproing.  Colourful, anyway!

Spring 1
Garden© Colonialist May 2014 (WordPress)

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Active septic geranium who plays with words writing fantasy novels and professionally editing, with notes writing classical music, and with riding a mountain bike, horses and dinghies.
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39 Responses to Weekly Photo Challenge: Spring – but not here!

  1. Tokeloshe says:

    Your garden is beautiful.
    Appreciate your weather, here it feels as if Spring will never come this year, never mind summer.


  2. bluebee says:

    It’s always spring in the subtropics.


  3. The Asian says:

    Those could easily be passed off as spring photos!


  4. adeeyoyo says:

    Beautiful photo’s Col, and a beautiful time of the year up here! Leaves, leaves and more leaves – such lovely colours, but such a job to rake up.


  5. Grannymar says:

    We have spring, but someone forgot to pull back the cloud blinds to allow the sun shine through! 😥


  6. bulldog says:

    Do you know what autumn is where you live Col.???


  7. I don’t like to speak of envy, but I must tell you I do envy all that gorgeous green! Beautiful!


  8. Funny to think of you falling into autumn and all that letting go….while we burst forth into fresh bright spring 🙂 lovely looking garden


  9. PookyH says:

    Beautiful, regardless of the season!


  10. Pussycat44 says:

    At last I get to see real autumn leaves falling and scattered over the lawns. Not looking forward to the Highveld winter too much, but then it’ll be Spring again. (The song: Tulips/Twolips from Amsterdam springs to mind) 😉


  11. gipsika says:

    It looks gorgeous. 🙂 Of course, the bit right at the header is the best…


  12. Incredible borders. I hope you get plenty of time to sit out in them and drink the odd glass of wine, Col 🙂


  13. granny1947 says:

    Is that your garden????


  14. melouisef says:

    Still stunning!


  15. disperser says:

    . . . looks like Spring to me . . .


  16. If that’s your garden, I am green with envy!


  17. misswhiplash says:

    what a beautiful garden, how lucky you are….is it possible to see pics of your house as I think that it must be as beautiful as your garden please


  18. I get so homesick for England when I see wonderful spring photos of crocuses and daffodils on people’s blogs. I wouldn’t like to have to endure the winter though, so I’ll opt to stay in warmer climes. 🙂 Lovely garden pics, Col.


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