Tag: Angophora hispida

  • Bee Friendly Gardening

    Bee Friendly Gardening

    Bees play an important role in our ecosystem and we rely heavily on them to pollinate our food crops and our native bushland, not to mention supply us with delicious honey. There are over 1,500 native bee species in Australia with a whole host of interesting shapes and forms. Bees feed on nectar nestled within…

  • Why are birds not visiting my bird bath?

    Why are birds not visiting my bird bath?

    There are a number of reasons for not seeing birds in a birdbath. You may not have allowed enough time for birds to find your birdbath, birds may actually be coming but you don’t see them or cats may be disrupting an array of local species. Placement as well as the type of habitat provided…

  • Perfect Small Feature Tree: Angophora hispida

    Perfect Small Feature Tree: Angophora hispida

    I have been waiting for two Angophora hispida that are local to my daily route to start budding up and flowering so I can photograph them. ┬áThis morning I couldn’t wait any longer and took a few snaps. The reason I say budding up as well as flowering is because these trees have stunning red…

  • Red and White: Angophora hispida

    Red and White: Angophora hispida

    Reds and whites are out at the moment on two native trees, this photo is of the dwarf Angophora, Angophora hispida. This is a beautiful small tree that buds up in furry red clusters for a month before the cream flowers come out, I love the rusty reds this tree produces and even better when…