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Plants

Heart of Oak

Owls carved on top of oak trees that lost their canopy in 2009 storm.

Nymans Woods, Handcross, West Sussex, UK

Nymans is a National Trust property, https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/nymans

 

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Poisonous Beauty

View from my outdoor office this week. Foxgloves (Digitalis). Poisonous but pretty.

Wollongong Botanical Gardens, Keiraville, NSW, Australia.

Robertson Waratahs 

Waratah, (Telopea speciosissima) state floral emblem for NSW.

Robertson, NSW, Australia

Pigface

Must be the season for flowers. Known as Pigface this little plant grows on the sandunes. It tolerates being  blasted by salt spray, covered in sand, is apparently edible and can relieve inspect bites. Think we could give it a nicer name.

Carpobrotus Glaucescens

North Wollongong Beach, NSW, Australia

Spring in the Gardens

Wollongong Botanical Gardens with Mt Keira in the background.

Keiraville, NSW, Austraila

The Trumpets Call

Daffodils announcing the 1st day of Spring.

Robertson, NSW, Australia

Blossom Time

First of the blossoms, Spring is coming.

Bowral, NSW, Australia 

Winters yellow

Delicate yellow Acacia (Wattle) flowers 

Illawarra, NSW, Australia

A Touch of Frost

Chilly mornings, sunny days, cold winds. Winter is here. 

Bowral, NSW, Australia

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