Four years ago, I knew nothing about our local wild flowers. Moving to a property with bushland piqued my curiosity about the larger, more noticeable species. I began to photograph them to identify what they were in field guides.  Along the way, I am fortunate to have met local people who showed me native orchids […]

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Winter in 2015 was quite dry, and the Swamp Wallaby was often seen near the house – which is when I took this photograph.  It’s actually eating the native plants in the garden, after drinking from the water feature. Thankfully, this Winter has been much wetter, with lots of food for wallabies in the bush. […]

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Recently, on sunny winter days, the Climbing Sundew (Drosera macrantha) flowers open into beautiful, clear white blooms.  I’ve posted photographs of Sundew flowers before. They are one of my favourite wild flowers.  In addition to the beauty of the flowers, they have fascinating leaves. Designed to catch insects, the leaves of the Climbing Sundew are round, […]

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Nodding Greenhoods (Pterostylis nutans) a native Australian terrestrial orchid, begin flowering in the bushland in mid-Winter.  Usually they grown in colonies and it is always a wonderful sight to come across a patch of them.  I photographed this small group at the end of July.