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Monday, January 12, 2009
Nature at her best
of nature which has been on show from one side of the country to
Please click on photos to enbiggen.
This magnificent flowering gum (eucalyptus) was in central NSW.
A lovely pink rose, this and the next three photos are fro DIL Lyn's garden,
I'm sure my son Alan won't mind that I have defined this as Lyn's garden,
he inherited his fathers gardening ability... Zilch.
Kangaroo Paw this grows very well in Perth's sandy soil.
The ever popular white rose.
I may have mentioned that I like pink roses.
The town of Esperance has some lovely garden beds down the centre of many roads.
The Western Australian Christmas Tree, thus named because it flowers
during the Christmas period, this tree is a parasite which grows on the
root system of a host plant which it eventually kills.
They can be found in isolationm, as above, or in clusters of trees.
Always a favourite of mine these Fuchia's were growing at the front of a little
cafe where we had lunch on the way to Esperance WA.
To finish up, another couple of roses, it seems that all of Australia had a
"good year for the Roses"
Hope you enjoyed your nature study class.