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From the Bush to the City

15 May 2018 3:34 PM | Anonymous

It is now 4 weeks since we left Yallaroo and started a temporary life in the western suburbs of Sydney before moving to the Blue Mountains.

A walk around the suburb, where we are living, revealed a paucity of native plants in the gardens. “Robin Gordon” type grevilleas predominate. The garden, of our temporary residence, is home to a couple of splendid Blueberry Ashes (Eleocarpus recticulatus) (see image). Both specimens are about 5 metres tall.

Many eucalypts are being planted by the local council. In fact a team of council workers were planting a line of eucalypts in the median strip of the Great Western Highway at eight o’clock one night. This reveals a dedication to increasing the greenery in the local area.

Meanwhile the relentless search goes on as we seek a home in the lower Blue Mountains.


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