Underneath the Brigalows

It’s pleasant to stroll in the dappled shade among the Brigalow (Acacia harpophylla) trees on my property.  In some areas, the trees have created a thick layer of leaf mulch which seems to have inhibited the growth of understorey species.  There are, however, two interesting plants that appear in spots, and that go hand-in-hand withContinue reading

Beak Hour

When we first moved to Lefthand Branch, I set up a small sandstone bird bath near the backyard fence where it could be seen from the lounge room windows.  A few days later, a local magpie attempted to have a wash in it, but was struggling to move in the small bowl. Realising that somethingContinue reading