Kangaroo Paws

I love these flowers. The plants in the garden are very old and neglected but still produce a few flower stems each year. It is worth checking out the newer varieties which produce many flowers but you need to keep feeding them.


Hiding a tank or other structures

Recently I have noticed examples of gardeners trying to hide tanks. One was in Bacchus Marsh where some of the narrow 1000 litre tanks were used to form the side fence. They were covered in ring-lock fencing and covered with climbing geraniums. The other example is at the Melton Botanic Gardens where a larger tank is gradually being hidden by the native clematis, Clematis microphylla.




Patterns in bark

Lately I have been interested in looking at patterns in nature and found some in these trees.