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B&W Garden 3: Darwin Botanic Gardens (2)

Mimosa flowers

A bit cheeky here, as I’ve left a splash of colour in this photo of Mimosa flowers.

In my second post of black-and-white garden images, I have a few flowers from Darwin Botanic Gardens.

A type of orchid, I think.

A type of orchid, I think.

Mystery spiky flower

Feel free to tell me what this is!

(By the way, the pig sculpture peering from the foliage in the badge below is also from the Darwin Botanic Gardens.)


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B&W Garden 2: Darwin Botanic Gardens (1)

Dead leaves

Dead leaves hanging from a branch.

I have two posts featuring the Darwin Botanic Gardens in black and white, for inclusion in Jude’s Garden Challenge. While visiting the gardens in September last year, I was struck by the stark beauty of the shapes of the many dead and dried plants, and the play of light and shadow. Next week’s post will highlight some of the gardens’ flowers.

Dried palm fronds like a wing

This sweep of dried fronds remind me of an angel’s wing.

Dried palm fronds

Dried palm fronds.

A scroll of dried bark

A scroll of dried bark.

(By the way, the pig sculpture peering from the foliage in the badge below is also from the Darwin Botanic Gardens.)


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B&W Garden 1: Petunia

Petunia in black and white

Does this look familiar? 😉

Does a windowbox of petunias constitute a garden? While the philosophers among you debate this weighty matter, I would like to present my first entry in Jude’s Garden Challenge with the February theme of black and white (monochrome). And if you’re thinking this photo looks awfully familiar, you’re right! It was Wednesday’s Flower a couple of weeks ago, in glorious colour.


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dahlia black and white