Monday, August 17, 2015

Weekending....

I had such a wonderful weekend 

I wanted to share some of it with you!


Firstly a visit to a market where these carrots,

and beets caught my eye!


Thanks Julie for the recipe...

My husband is going to make a roast vegetable cous cous from them!

We visited an Australian plant nursery....


and stopped to admire the view at Arthur's Seat!



finally ending at Heronswood for a wander around 

the heirloom gardens...




and some light refreshments!


I did get a little sewing time,

adding to Leanne's blue striped block.


It's for a round robin I am participating in!

Did you enjoy some sunshine this weekend?

Happy days!

SUZ

15 comments:

  1. Those carrots are rather gorgeous. What a magnificent view from Arthur's Seat. My agaves look a lot worse for wear than those in the photo - frosts have hit mine very hard this winter, some serious pruning back required. Nice you found time for some sewing too - this all looks rather intriguing.

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  2. those pictures are just amazing. We had sun here too but people are dropping like flies from the heat. Finally today a bit of rain. My garden is hppy but the heat is expected to be bad agin tomorrow.

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  3. What amazing views!!
    I love the carrots - I tried growing purple ones this year but most of them are forked!

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  4. I love that block you made for me and the pictures of the gardens and the vegetables are also beautiful.

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  5. Those carrots and beets look rather lovely, I haven't seen them en masse like that, usually just see two or three bunches which don't look quite as enticing. Gorgeous picture of the gum blossoms.

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  6. It looks as though you had a perfectly wonderful weekend!! Lots of beautiful gardens and tasty things to eat. I always look out for heirloom carrots and beetroots at farmers markets too, they have so much flavour.

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  7. Looks like a fun round robin. Love those vegies you bought and the couscous sounds delicious.

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  8. The carrots and beets are beautiful! When I saw them, my first thought was what a great color palette for a quilt! I love that diamond. It reminds me of a folded log cabin....great little crisp strips!

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  9. I love these photos! Makes me want to come for a visit!!

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  10. I wanted to lick the screen those carrots looked so good : ) I'm hungry.......
    I just looked through your 'quilts I've made' page. Holy smokes. Beautiful work

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  11. Those scenic views are beautiful, as are the gardens. Love the pictures!
    And that quilt block is so very precise...well done!

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  12. Looks like you had a lovely day. Love the photos.

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  13. Beautiful photos, looks like your had a great day.

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  14. those gardens look lovely and the farmers market is always a photographer's paradise

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  15. So many beautiful scenes from your lovely day around your town--I love the views and the idea of lemonade and a treat! And that final block is gorgeous!

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