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A pretty garden, I love all your little ornaments, but not sure about the snake ! Is that real, it's very lifelike.

8 Jul, 2017

 

Hi Cinderella! It's real and it's the biggest one I have seen to date. I have plenty of frogs and earthworms in my garden for it and the other ones in my garden to feed on.

8 Jul, 2017

 

Wow! So much colour and variety, a garden with a sense of humour.

8 Jul, 2017

 

Wow again ! I don't think I could garden there, that's one thing I really don't like.

8 Jul, 2017

 

I love the fairy with her knee up. I'm not keen on the idea of sharing my garden with snakes....unless they are harmless ones...I don't mind those. What i would really like is Lizards. I've never seen one around here though.

8 Jul, 2017

 

Well Ck the only thing that I have in my garden with a lizard like appearance are salamanders. I see them all to infrequently though to get a photo of them, they are very secretive. Yes, Jk, it always fun to see what kind of reaction I get from visitors when they come upon those little unexpected garden surprises.

8 Jul, 2017

 

Its a lovely garden with some beautiful plants..The view through the arch looks very inviting. I wouldn't mind the snake at all as long as it isn't one that bites! We have them here very occasionally but nothing like the size of yours!

Agree with Karen about the fairy, and I like the row of little mushrooms as well, even though they will be very temporary!

8 Jul, 2017

 

Oh wow! Lots of colour. I am quite jealous as ours is mainly a Spring garden as I have often said!

It's a handsome snake, a grass snake and harmless, I believe. Can't see a V on its head.

Lots of lizards here, Karen. They are protected. When one of our cats used to bring one indoors I thanked Providence a Warden wasn't around!

LS2: "Salamander" sounds really exotic!

8 Jul, 2017

 

I saw these little guys at my feet Stera and I thought that fungus is about, the most important thing growing in my garden. They break down organic matter and release nutrients; make soil nice and crumbly; they can even kill plant pests such as nematodes; provide food for worms and ants...etc. So, the fruit, so to speak, of the unseen fungus, the mushrooms, certainly deserve recongnition with a photo all their own too.

8 Jul, 2017

 

I really like them. there's such an enormous variety of shapes colours and sizes. And the one you find is usually the one that doesn't seem to be in the book....

8 Jul, 2017

 

That reminds me Stera that there is a new iPad and iphone App out now where you take a photo of a plant, insect etc... and it will give you an exact identification of that image. I still prefer the books, why? Because one comes upon so many other interesting life forms on the way to the specific identification.

8 Jul, 2017

 

What wonderful colour LS. The end of your garden made me laugh. I'm not sure about the snakes though. I am sure if you are brought up in a country you just live with the wildlife.
My sons bought a small holding in rural Sweden and when shopping they have an app that you hold the camera over the item and it translates every word.

9 Jul, 2017

 

These apps Linda like most innovations these days and in the past too, are both a blessing and a curse. It's like having a book about a subject you are inquirering about and every time it is first opened it at random, the right page with the answer is there in front of you. What is missing is going through that book in search of the answer....so much additional knowledge is gained that way. With the language of other than one's own, communication is effortless and that is a blessing for many reasons. On the other hand, the app tosses aside the need to learn the spoken and written language. The drawback to this is when the battery on the device drains to zero, one instantly becomes deaf, dumb and blind to the language not native to ones own. You cannot listen and understand what is being said; you cannot speak it and you cannot read it.

9 Jul, 2017

 

Stunning plants love everything in your garden even the naughty knome 😀

9 Jul, 2017

 

Loosestrife the app will be great if you are in a hurry but I would hate to be without my books - its so easy to get side tracked into other interesting stuff as you say.

9 Jul, 2017

 

LS" and Stera: I have to find that app. I have disposed of over 400 books already and still lots to go. So much to learn and so little time! :O)

Had a few more looks at the images and the cow one particularly made me smile. We have to protect our garden with fences (Supplied by NT) to keep out cattle and horses on the Heath.

10 Jul, 2017

 

Wow, now this is my type of garden with what feels like something new to see every time you look but you can keep the snake!!!!!!!!! I don't like even looking at them on TV. My brother has 2 pet ones so I won't go into his flat anymore. The last picture did make me laugh, as I was going through your blog, I wondered what the "end" would be, very funny. :-)

10 Jul, 2017

 

Wow, lots of wonderful colour there! I love a garden with a sense of humour. Tell me, is the cheeky chappy at the end modelled on yourself?

11 Jul, 2017

 

The figure modeled after myself can be found not in my garden but rather in the Accademia Gallery in Florence Italy.

11 Jul, 2017

 

Your garden is not only beautiful but it is very fun, too. I love the quirkiness.

20 Aug, 2017

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