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Forum: Gardening February 17th, 2014, 10:45 PM
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Posted By Goldfields
You paint, Hazel, how super. What do you prefer...

You paint, Hazel, how super. What do you prefer to paint and can I see some of your work?
Forum: Gardening January 4th, 2014, 07:55 PM
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Posted By Goldfields
Around the walls Barbara has placed photo's of...

Around the walls Barbara has placed photo's of each of her dogs with some of the sashes they each won. I pe4rsonally consider them dust collectors so store mine in a cardboard box. :D Must say it...
Forum: Gardening January 4th, 2014, 07:38 PM
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Posted By Goldfields
Here is a role reversal to make you laugh....

Here is a role reversal to make you laugh. Sparkle, Sheltie, likes to sleep in Sally's(GSD) sized bed, while Sally tries to cram herself into a sheltie bed. :laughing:
In her dog shed, some of the...
Forum: Gardening January 4th, 2014, 07:28 PM
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Posted By Goldfields
Forgot to say that between one lot of steps down...

Forgot to say that between one lot of steps down off the verandah, and the deck where I sat to groom my dogs, they have a fish pond and area for ferns and fuschias (sp?).

Hehehe! Don't tell 'em I...
Forum: Gardening January 4th, 2014, 07:06 PM
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Posted By Goldfields
View of part of the kitchen. One side of the...

View of part of the kitchen.
One side of the dining room is taken up at present with this lovely big puppy pen . The padded seat beside the whelping box was for Misty(mother) to escape to if the...
Forum: Gardening January 4th, 2014, 06:51 PM
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Posted By Goldfields
Their office cum artist studio(for Barb). Has a...

Their office cum artist studio(for Barb). Has a sliding door onto the verandah, which is handy . Beds there for the dogs to sleep in while they are on the computers, or Barb is painting, but also...
Forum: Gardening January 4th, 2014, 06:34 PM
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Posted By Goldfields
Finally getting back to this. Two of Barb's pups...

Finally getting back to this. Two of Barb's pups leave for their new homes today, she is holding onto the third boy because his new owner has to go into hospital for an operation. First photo here is...
Forum: Gardening December 29th, 2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,795
Posted By Goldfields
The beautiful Julia's Rose. A bouquet my...

The beautiful Julia's Rose.
A bouquet my brother, Bernard, gave to me.
Facing the front gate, the big rose bed, climbing roses and clematis on the back.

Must depart to bed, the cold night air...
Forum: Gardening December 29th, 2013, 08:13 AM
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Posted By Goldfields
Harry Wheatcroft. Oranges and Lemons. The...

Harry Wheatcroft.
Oranges and Lemons.
The Childrens' Rose.
Forum: Gardening December 29th, 2013, 08:05 AM
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Posted By Goldfields
Not sure of this first rose, lovely, whatever it...

Not sure of this first rose, lovely, whatever it is.
The second is named Limelight, which is rather appropriate.
A double daylily.
Forum: Gardening December 29th, 2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,795
Posted By Goldfields
It is lovely, DD, but you know the saying, be it...

It is lovely, DD, but you know the saying, be it ever so humble, there is no place like home. My dogs could only be loose down there once a day and then we daren't let Roo loose for fear he'd jump...
Forum: Gardening December 27th, 2013, 11:29 PM
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Posted By Goldfields
I'll show you the inside later. Considering that...

I'll show you the inside later. Considering that they built it themselves and quite a few years ago now, it is surprising how it doesn't seem dated at all. They had good taste in other words.
Forum: Gardening December 27th, 2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,795
Posted By Goldfields
It just rains a lot down there, Hazel. Usually...

It just rains a lot down there, Hazel. Usually just over twice the annual rainfall I have here but for some reason they are now getting lots, which is keeping everything green and growing. Lucky...
Forum: Gardening December 27th, 2013, 06:49 PM
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Views: 6,795
Posted By Goldfields
This long yard that Roo and Jarrah were in is...

This long yard that Roo and Jarrah were in is originally the old chook run I think. The chook pen has been concreted and they could opt for the fully enclosed part, which was where their show...
Forum: Gardening December 27th, 2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,795
Posted By Goldfields
Outside the back door the verandah has an extra...

Outside the back door the verandah has an extra big square deck. This is where I sat and groomed my shelties each day when I first got down there. Dead ahead is her glasshouse, behind that her shade...
Forum: Gardening December 27th, 2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,795
Posted By Goldfields
In the next photo the herb garden is on the left,...

In the next photo the herb garden is on the left, vegie garden on the right, and note that the roses that are along the front of the vegie garden are now in flower. All the one type, maybe Edelweiss....
Forum: Gardening December 27th, 2013, 05:53 PM
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Posted By Goldfields
This garden bed is down the side of their big...

This garden bed is down the side of their big shed.
Pups are, from left to right....Jess(front), Laddie(background), Harry, Zoe(the tricolour girl) and Sylvie(sable girl). Barbara is keeping the two...
Forum: Gardening December 27th, 2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,795
Posted By Goldfields
They have some lovely trees. She could name them...

They have some lovely trees. She could name them but I can't. I was quite amazed by how beautifully that Shepherd moves. Very strong, very fast, and if she is gaiting the topline doesn't move, she's...
Forum: Gardening December 27th, 2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,795
Posted By Goldfields
This rose garden is pretty big. With the roses...

This rose garden is pretty big. With the roses along the drive they total 250 roughly. They were at their peak for Sheltie day, start of Nov. , and are just about to do the second flush of blooms,...
Forum: Gardening December 27th, 2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,795
Posted By Goldfields
I'll ask Barbara the name of that tree, Hazel,...

I'll ask Barbara the name of that tree, Hazel, and yes, it is a weeping cypress. Unfortunately there is a disease now in conifers down there. They aren't admitting it is a disease, they're saying...
Forum: Gardening December 27th, 2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,795
Posted By Goldfields
Yes, Marko, it's lovely, and they put a lot of...

Yes, Marko, it's lovely, and they put a lot of work into it each Spring in order to be ready for the Sheltie Fun Day they run annually for the Club. They have a big raffle to raise money for the...
Forum: Gardening December 27th, 2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,795
Posted By Goldfields
I have to go to bed seeing it'll be hot here...

I have to go to bed seeing it'll be hot here tomorrow, I need to get up early to water the garden. Just for a laugh though, I will finish tonight with a photo that I titled Beauty and the Beast. I...
Forum: Gardening December 27th, 2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,795
Posted By Goldfields
First photo here is taken off the verandah,...

First photo here is taken off the verandah, looking down to the orchard between two trees that HAZEL should recognize - the clue is in the name. Hehehe. Then a better shot of the orchard, and in the...
Forum: Gardening December 27th, 2013, 07:46 AM
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Views: 6,795
Posted By Goldfields
Next is the front lawn, and a couple of my...

Next is the front lawn, and a couple of my shelties in the distance. :) Then looking back to the gate from the front steps, followed by this tree out the front that I really like. Don't know its name...
Forum: Gardening December 27th, 2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,795
Posted By Goldfields
A visit to Ashmont

I thought I might show you photo's of my sister's property, Ashmont(also her prefix for her shelties) in the gardening section simply because her garden is so beautiful, it shows what can be done in...
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