May 2003
While we've been busy building the garage and organising the commencement of the
building of the house, the garden has managed to survive the drought with just a few casualties.

Isotoma axillaris
This pretty little blue plant (which I'm told is an isotoma axillaris) popped up voluntarily
in a heap of gravel at the back of the garden. It had never had any water,
and found it's way up through several planks of wood.

creeper on shed
In the meantime the beautiful creeper which grows over the shed
at the end of the drive is changing into its autumn tones

creeper on shed
And five days later it's a glowing magnificent blaze


And among the jungle of the grass bed this tiny little toadstool grew,
and stayed, for almost a week!

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