Indigenous Impatiens

Just had to share this plant. It is Impatiens hochsteterii. Indigenous to our country. Likes fairly light open shade.  It seems to only grow from seedling and not from cutting. Has anyone had experience with these indigenous plants or had any luck with propagation from cutting. I have managed to salvage seedlings but they are … Read more

Coming home to roost

This pair of swallows has made a nest on the veranda of my parent’s house, built somewhat precariously around the alarm.  Let’s hope it doesn’t go off while their kids are in the nest.

They are remarkably friendly little birds and hang about on the railing with people quite close to them.

Coming home to roost
Coming home to roost

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