Tag Archives: spring

‘Birds’ (part 2)

Once you start looking out for something (in this case strelitzias), you see them everywhere. These bird of paradise plants are flowering all over the place at the moment, and I couldn’t resist a few more snaps of them to … Continue reading

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Bird-watching (sort of)

Spring has definitely arrived, and I am a bit obsessed with all the gorgeous colours and flowers that are in gardens, on verges, everywhere you look at the moment. In previous years with this blog, I have featured wisteria, jacarandas … Continue reading

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Outside the fence

Spring is here and there are flowers blooming everywhere. I went for a walk the other morning and was struck by how many people have planted on the verges or by the footpaths outside their front gates (or side gates). … Continue reading

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Dreads

Bottlebrushes are flowering everywhere at the moment, absolutely everywhere. They are very common street trees, and in people’s gardens, with the most common kind, the red-flowering ones vastly outnumbering the pink ones, and the pale yellow kind. They remind me … Continue reading

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A wild spring

There has been a couple of weeks of wild spring weather here after a long winter. Finally this week the sun shone for a couple of days – a relief. Auburn was headline news (too weird!), when the river rose … Continue reading

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Wisteria Central

Writing this blog has made me aware of some things about myself that I wasn’t really conscious of. One of them is how much I like plants – flowers and trees especially. I have written posts about roses and spring flowers and jacarandas (a couple … Continue reading

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Blossoms

My sister Helen had a birthday this past week. She was born in the final days of winter, and we caught up last weekend up in Auburn for another blow-away sponge cake and little celebration. She reminded me that the … Continue reading

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