But it is a good season for dry-loving plants, and there are some spectacular flowers coming out. The flannel flowers (Actinotus helianthi) and lesser flannel flowers (Actinotus minor) are having a wonderful time.
|Actinotus helianthi (flannel-flower) flowering cheerily|
|The under-appreciated native holly|
The garden as a whole is coming on well. Small birds such as Eastern spinebills are starting to visit more often, finding safe places in some of the bushier plants.
|Eventually, little of the house will be visible from|
the road where this picture was taken