25 March 2012

Japanese Gardens, Dubbo, N.S.W., Part Two



loving the creative down-pipe for when it rains, outside the tea-house, which is opened only for special occasions and ceremonies





eventually those branches will stay where they're put




colourful (purple) Mexican Sage or Salvia in the background



ivy-geraniums, each planted in it's very own black material growing-bag, laid horizontal into the wall.  A row of irrigation 'drippers' were lined up along the top edge.

9 comments:

Julie said...

Being curious to discover why Dubbo has a Japanese Garden, I scrolled back for Part I of this post. Ahha, thought I. A sister city link.

I should think that keeping up the water requirements for a Japanese Garden in Dubbo would be a challenge. Maybe not this year, but in normal years, I should think.

However, it delivers instant tranquillity to the brain of this reader.

eileeninmd said...

Lovely captures from the Japanese gardens. The water features like the down pipe and the beautiful ponds are my favorites. Beautiful photos, Happy Sunday!

TexWisGirl said...

i love the rain cups. so cool!

Sinbad and I on the Loose said...

I didn't bonsai was practiced on large trees too. Still, no one else around. What did you do, hop the fence? (;^))

Horst in Edmonton said...

Looks like there is way more to this garden than raked sand. It surely is a beautiful place. Wonderful photos.

Jan Castle said...

Looks soooooo OREGON!!! We have a Japanese Garden here in Portland, Oregon...AWESOME!
Jan

Laura said...

Beautiful Japanese gardens! Thank you for taking such gorgeous photos for us to enjoy!!! I love the ivy-geranium shot too, with your comment! So pretty!

Grandma Barb's This and That said...

More great photos Carole. I love the down drain. I would like some on my house.

Shirley said...

Thank you for sharing! Japanese gardens are some of my all-time favourite gardens to visit! I incorporated a few of the ideas into my own garden but would love to learn more!