Elysian Fields in Autumn

Elysian Fields in Autumn

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Is that a wee leprechaun I see?

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Some of our Muscovy ducks (the ducklings joined them yesterday) 🙂

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Our bamboo forest (some would call it a windbreak 😉 )

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A leprechaun house that fell out of a tree!

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Our new Silkie rooster (Edgar Allen Poe) enjoying the company of his ladies (Snowy – the main gal, Vegemite, Henny Penny and Ms Eagle)

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My newly established vege patch (tomatoes,oregano, basil, capsicum, eggplant, silver beet, chives, lettuce etc.,)

24 thoughts on “Elysian Fields in Autumn

    1. It is upside down – hahaha – Australia broke all heat records this summer and plants can burn in the heat of the day – we are in the subtropics and our autumn is probably like your summer – hahaha – a great time to plant veges (lots of sun and not much rain – we have bore water/ground water freely available) – in fact you can plant any time of year around here (though some times are better for some particular plants).

  1. How can I comment on paradise? Each picture is to dream for. I love bamboos and specially the music of the wind in the leaves.
    You do not need protection around your patch of delicious vegetables?

    1. Thanks Ben 🙂 Bamboo is wonderful and it does make some special music and magic – like the bamboo shoots are talking to each other. Nothing is eating my veges so far – maybe all the hares have drowned in the floods – there are no kangaroos here and I haven’t seen any possums – in Brisbane my vege patch would have been demolished by possums, but not around here – we will see and if there are problems I will get some netting 😉 fingers crossed

    1. Thanks Charles – not sure where all the bunnies have gone, but nothing is bothering my crop at the moment – maybe they were all flooded out of their warrens and have gone elsewhere – I haven’t seen the bandicoot around either – maybe there is just a lot of food elsewhere (that is not so close to a house) that they are hanging around.

  2. Oh, it is such beautiful country, and the superb pics really are transportive! gorgeous rainbow, the veggie garden, the land reaching out – it’s a piece of paradise! And Happy Happiness Day too! x

  3. What a wonderful place to be – like your veggie patch, Gabe. My dreamed-of-veggie patch is just a highly fertilised weed patch at the moment!

    1. haha – mine might yet turn out just like yours – wish it would just not rain for a month or so – veggie patches always start out with so much promise, until a miriad of problems come along to give us a headache and a tendency to avoid said crop 😉

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