This plant has a famous generic name.
Ron Watson I went out into the welcoming, autumn-crisp, sweet wood-smoke scented morning.
Ron Watson What it boils down to is this: Do the ants belong in our bush?
Ron Watson Standing in the street on the Wellington Road at the new Capstan Drive intersection are these giant sentinels to open up the distant past.
Putting on the ritz, Hollyhocks.
Ron Watson Shoyoen Garden, Elizabeth Park at Dubbo Regional Botanic Garden, the hot part of the day with the Japanese Consul General visiting shortly; and yes, we are all in a fluster.
Ron Watson Step onto the Sensory Garden Bridge at Elizabeth Park, making your way past a bubbling brook, water fountains, and Paperbark trees shedding layers like old history books with annals of lost monarchies. Like a journey over an ocean. All at once there they are; two walls growing aromatic European mint.
Ron Watson A little shady grove at Dubbo Regional Botanic Garden.
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