Category Archives: Pilbara

low spring tide, Cable Beach …

Fantastic flora and fauna become exposed at a couple or three times of the month, this time it was in the evening, and the exposed reef was more sandstone than mud. Click for enlargement, and again for a fantastic close-up … Continue reading

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the pink woodland of Australia’s north …

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picking …

The new plant Nursery is almost reticulated, seeds are being collected, but the smoke  and fire is not helping and keeping us away… … lots of seed picking to do over the next three months, subject to fire of course.

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back to the bush … station life

Station country in both Kimberley and Pilbara areas that I visit on field trips are covered in this interesting blog with guest posters from cattle station women. My brother managed Liveringa Station in the ’60s, when it was a sheep … Continue reading

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the tomato business from the bush …

Bush tomatos are a strong commercial possibility for cultivation, something we will be looking at in the near future … http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/bushtelegraph/bush-tomato/5652550 [...] The plant in question is the bush tomato, also known as the bush raisin, a very close relative … Continue reading

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desert trekking …

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desert flora …

From the Great Sandy Desert gardens, more. Click to enlarge …

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desert profiles …

The Great Sandy Desert pictured, click to enlarge …

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blooming desert …

Following two earlier posts on the Great Sandy Desert, some more colour, click to enlarge …

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the fruitful desert …

The Great Sandy Desert gardens are a very fruitful place. Fruits, nuts, seeds and grains have had exceptional growth this year following a solid wet season and some north west cloud bands taking tropical moisture through to Australia’s populated Southeast. … Continue reading

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