I am pretty sure I have shared my goal of visiting the botanical gardens every school holidays in a calendar year - therefore experiencing it during every season? To date it hasn't happened. While we have now visited in every season, we haven't managed it in a calendar year. (Need to check out if we have done in a financial year?)
I even have the scrapbooking embellishments for my layout for when it happens! Does that make me super organised or sad?
So, you may wonder why this is such a thing with me? Well 'the mountain' is really quite close to home, but they have seasons up there. Here were we live we really only have varying degrees of summer.
We started with a picnic lunch at a park near the gardens. We took the soccer ball as well to get some of the energy out of the system so I could take lots of photos at the gardens :)
It worked! I took LOTS (and lots) of photos. While it is not at it's best in the winter, it is still a very pretty place to be. Here is a selection.....