FOREST

 

 

Destined for the Paddock.

There are two additions:  Pink Gum (E. fasciculosa), and South Australian Blue Gum (E. leucoxylon).

The collection of  dune-care seedlings  includes Ficinia nodosa (previously Isolepsis), which has a charming common name: Knobby Club Rush – and the shrub of intoxicating scent, Olearia axillaris, otherwise known as Coastal Daisy Bush, or Wild Rosemary.

These  little  plants have acquired the potency of totems: companions of our youthful days – the long days of summer – as we explored the  adjacent dunes, or set sail for distant lands just across the Bay….

2 thoughts on “FOREST”

    1. Greetings Sneha. The forest must be dreaming of its homeland.

      There is a Boatshed Herb patch – but not yet a vegetable patch. The salt air, and seasonal gales from all quarters are a challenge.

      I have at the least built ‘castles (and gardens) in the air’….

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