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The arboretum is set on a hill on the south side of town. After the recent rain, everything’s looking pretty green.
A pond, reeds and trees. The trees on the left are being blown about by the gusty wind.
A view up one of the hills. The grass trees (or spikes) add to the Australian flavour – and of course, the gum trees in the background.
Small fish swim amidst the reeds. And larger fish – here a goldfish.
The artificial waterfalls run on command – I pressed the button and a few minutes later the falls we see here started to run. I quite like the effect. Now if only I could do the same at home.
We get a sense of the slope that the arboretum sits on by virtue of the fact that the ground drops away below this pond.