the huntered housewife

our family life, our way

A Day at the Gardens

on September 28, 2015

The younger two kids & I headed off to Hunter Valley Gardens for the day. We usually go twice a year – once during the Christmas Lights season and one other season during the year, on school holidays.

I’m sure I write about it every time, but it is the kind of place where each time you go, you see something that you didn’t see last time.  The Christmas Lights Spectacular is always fabulous, with over a million lights on display. July school holidays sees a Winter Wonderland, with man made snow to have snowball fights, an ice skating rink and a toboggan ride. This was our first springtime visit, with so many flowers in bloom. Too early for the roses – they will be in bloom over the next two months, but still lots to see and admire. And we like to admire the colour, scent and feel of the different plants and flowers.

Here are some pics from today:

across the water holding hands with the grandmother in the garden The Grandmothers Garden scarecrow vegie patch vw beetle garden gardens in guitars waterfall from the lookout 4 seasons garden mad hatters tea party  attaching Humpty Dumpty Liam and Megan at the water on the super soft grassMegan and I in the big chairLiam posing in the big chair

Hope you like them!

Karen.

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