Week 2 June 2005: Rain = 41 mm!!! Let joy be unrestrained. The rain caused remarkable rejuvenation. Within a day or so our wilted plants came back to life.Garden Diary
This week, before the rain, we spent some time at a
Retirement Villagein Inverell, a town of Armidale. They have constructed new residences and are planning to plant natives around these buildings. We will be making lists of species suitable for this large project. north west
On the way home from Inverell we stopped at a nursery. We purchased a number of plants including a dwarf Hakea verrucosa and a prostrate Grevillea juniperina with yellow flowers.
We will also be advising on another project near Uralla, south of Armidale. The area is a Reserve that protects some of the gold mining activities that occurred in the area in the 19th century.
This week we started work on a new garden that will bridge the area between the
Correa Gardenand . We will be publishing a map and photos of these areas in the future. Lawn Garden
To the west of the house there is a medium-sized Eucalyptus laevopinea (Silvertop Stringybark). At the moment the tree is flowering and every morning it is full of small honeyeaters and Crimson Rosellas.
Two relatives visited this week and we spent a pleasant morning walking around the garden. They are involved in planting a large native garden near