Weekly Photo Challenge : Habit

When I am at home one of my regular habits is to walk around the garden every morning before breakfast. It is a visual treat.

I have been away for the 4 months of winter, house sitting in the warm tropical North Queensland area. (If you would like to see more of our time up north click here) Now I am home it is a pleasure to wander out into our patch of paradise each day. We have good friends stay in the house and look after the garden for us. It has been a dry and very windy winter and Rex and June have watered and nurtured the garden through this difficult season.

So come with me as I wander around…

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Bromeliads and succulents love this hot dry weather

Bromeliads and succulents love this hot dry weather

Jack created these ponds from 3 old bath tubs

Jack created these ponds from 3 old bath tubs


Buddha sits and meditates

Buddha sits and meditates

Matilda sits and relaxes in her corner wondering what the next adventure will be

Matilda sits and relaxes in her corner wondering what the next adventure will be


I hope you enjoyed your wander around our garden, now it is time to go inside and have breakfast


Michelle has invited us to show a part of our life that is a habit. It will be very interesting to see the habits of other people from around the world. Click here to explore other people’s habits.


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32 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge : Habit

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  2. omg … it’s like paradise!!!


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  4. You have a wonderful tropical garden, so colourful and yet peaceful. I’d love to have your garden 🙂


  5. your garden does look tropical … and very colourful, I would love to walk around there too, there is nothing as nice as the garden before breakfast!


  6. lovely photographs, just what i needed on cold dark wet night in England. I can almost feel the warmth of your garden


    • What a lovely comment Steve I’m pleased it warmed you up. I still remember those cold wet nights in UK and I shiver to think of them


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  8. So quiet and peaceful… Zen garden… I love it…


  9. I just love your garden, I can see why you would choose to begin your day there.


  10. What can I say? Devine!


  11. It’s a gorgeous botanical garden you have….I would be so happy to greet the plants each morning.
    Looks like they’re blooming to welcome you home…..do you think they missed you? The pond is fabulous.


    • Thanks Deanna it was good to be home and see them all. I don’t think they missed me as June lavishes as much love on them as I would I she is a true garden person.


  12. It’s beautiful, so its summer there now?


  13. I love your garden!!


  14. Such a lovely garden. I would also happily wander around it every day. 🙂


  15. thehumansarah



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