Saturday, 22 March 2014

Attention to the area around the broken seating.

the first flowers have appeared on one of the Euky Dwarf trees Ian planted in 2011.
At last some good overnight rain has fallen on the Newmarket Station garden. Our next working bee will be concentrated on the area around and above the old seating where it is very difficult to establish plants in dry shade.We examined the seating carefully last working bee and came to the conclusion that we could keep the two intact seats and use the central portion to form part of a planter retaining wall. Metro Trains may be able to help us improve this area.In the following weeks I will post some ideas for you to think about regarding how to achieve something beautiful in this area incorporating suggestions made on how to best utilize our Grant. Please post your comments and suggestions.
Retain seas at either end and build planter behind.


  1. What a beautiful flower! The perfect gumnut baby skirt!

    1. Thanks for your comment- a joy to see the first flowers on this plant. It brightens up the embankment in late summer- early autumn. Eucalyptus leucoxylon 'Euky Dwarf" is small enough for home gardens too; food for the local nectar-feeding birds like White-plumed Honey-eaters at a time of year when there isn't much else in flower in Melbourne.

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