Arid Botanics

As you might guess, the Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden in Port Augusta, South Australia,¬† is devoted entirely to plants that grow in the driest parts of this continent. To the casual observer, the arid areas might seem dull and lifeless, but there’s plenty to see: discovery requires careful observation. The Botanical garden was established…

A Garden Visit

An April visit to a nearby garden in Rylstone revealed a number of charming views with the afternoon sun glancing through the trees and settling on various sitting areas. I would have been delighted to sink down upon one of these chairs and enjoy the peace on another day, but the garden was full of…