Babylonstoren – an autumn visit

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A favourite place to explore when I need some time-out is Babylonstoren. Visiting the inspiring gardens and taking the morning tour with my garden pixie of choice, Gundula, is a positive way to put the spring back in your step. A few weeks ago, friends and I took the morning off to visit Babylonstoren in all its autumn allure. My son has been desperate to take the tour and Gundula sweetly took him under her green wing as she led us through the seasonal gardens of this most special place.

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Would you like to see more from our morning at Babylonstoren? after the jump…

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A giant bird nest by Porky Hefer for a little solitude

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The magic scent of lemon leaves

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The ever-animated Gundula doing her thing

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Giant gourds growing vertically

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The busy insect hotel is pattern perfection

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Have you ever smelt the pawpaw blossom? My new favourite scent!

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Freshly made spiced-tea at the end

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all photography by Megan Smith

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