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The cool shade of trees

An occasional blog about plants, people and landscape.

Peak chlorophyll

07-Sep-2017

It’s the Nyoongar season of Djilba in the south-west just now, a time of transition between the cold rain and blustering wind of Makuru (June–July) and the wildflower season of Kambarang (September–October). Some early bloomers have already bolted: the candy-cane pink of Geraldton wax (Chamelaucium uncinatum) and sunlight yellow of acacias festoon the banked earth along the edges of the freeway, the sheer exuberance of their display enough to bewitch even the most surly of commuters.  More>>

Filled with hope and possibilities: the art of Vanessa Liebenberg

02-Feb-2017

It all begins with burning the wood.

Vanessa Liebenberg loves this phase of developing a new work. “I love wood, the feel of it, the ‘organic-ness’ of it, and when I’m burning into it it’s just got a beautiful look. I find the whole process really meditative. I can do that for hours.”  More>>


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    Viki Cramer   PhD BSc
    Freelance science writer specialising in ecology and the environment.
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