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What's On Show This Weekend ... November 28-29, 2015 ... end of Spring.
November is our last Spring month and our Summer officially begins in two days.  The conditions have already been quite summery for weeks now with daytime highs around 32 deg C and humidity levels rising to 60% in the middle of the day. Our dry season conti...
November is our last Spring month and our Summer officially begins in two days. The conditions have already been quite summery for weeks now with daytime highs around 32 deg C and humidity levels rising to 60% in the middle ...
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Hello darling girl.  Yes it look like we're friends on Google now.  So glad you like the flowers.  There's not many around at the moment so that's why I haven't added a post in quite a while on my Google+ page.
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This year's dry season has been particularly harsh at my place.  Thankfully they're still a few blooms around to bring in the birds, and they've enjoyed the pond.
Our dry season is in full swing now.  It's been a long time since we received decent heavy ground-soaking rain.  January saw some heavy rain fall from the skies above, but that was pretty much the end of our wet season.  It's...
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There have been so many birds around our place lately. The long dry season means they're searching for any sources of nectar and water to drink, or little insects to feast on. I've been enjoying spotting the variety of birds popping by for a visit.


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What's On Show This Weekend ... July 11-12, 2015.
The last week of the school holidays is over now, and work starts once more tomorrow.  It's amazing how quickly the time flies when you don't have to set the alarm for an early morning! The weather has been simply glorious.  Whilst we call this time of the ...
The last week of the school holidays is over now, and work starts once more tomorrow.  It's amazing how quickly the time flies when you don't have to set the alarm for an early morning! The weather has been simply glorious.  ...
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What's On Show This Weekend ... July 4-5, 2015.
I've been so very slack in posting on either of my blogs this year, and the year is already half over!!!  It's getting harder and harder for me to find the time to devote to blogging, so I think I'll just try and add a quick post on the weekends as a way of...
I've been so very slack in posting on either of my blogs this year, and the year is already half over!!!  It's getting harder and harder for me to find the time to devote to blogging, so I think I'll just try and add a quick ...
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Thanks +Gunilla Bäck  for your +1.
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Great post by a fellow Aussie.

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Part of the point of planting indigenous plants in the garden is to attract native birds. I used to think it was good to attract as many different species of birds as possible. Over the years I have observed quite a variety o...
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You're so very welcome  +sue catmint 
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What's On Show This Weekend ... October 3-4, 2015 ... mid-Spring.
Here we are in our mid-Spring month and about six months into our dry season.  If you've read the latest post in my other blog (see the sidebar), you'll know that this year's dry has been harsh.  I don't want to repeat myself but let's just say that a faile...
Here we are in our mid-Spring month and about six months into our dry season.  If you've read the latest post in my other blog (see the sidebar), you'll know that this year's dry has been harsh.  I don't want to repeat myself...
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What's On Show This Weekend ... August 29-30, 2015.
Our wintertime is well and truly ended.  It's been one of the warmest winters I can recall for quite some time, and given that tropical winters are usually very, very mild anyway, you could be forgiven for thinking we hadn't had a winter at all.  Officially...
Our wintertime is well and truly ended.  It's been one of the warmest winters I can recall for quite some time, and given that tropical winters are usually very, very mild anyway, you could be forgiven for thinking we hadn't ...
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What's On Show This Weekend ... July 18-19, 2015.
Well, old man Winter arrived in the tropics this past week.  He bought some seriously cold nights and early mornings, and some gorgeous sunrises.   Mid-week it was down to between 7 and 9 deg C  (44 - 48 F).  That is COLD for the tropics.  With very low hum...
Well, old man Winter arrived in the tropics this past week.  He bought some seriously cold nights and early mornings, and some gorgeous sunrises.   Mid-week it was down to between 7 and 9 deg C  (44 - 48 F).  That is COLD for...
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If you haven't visited yet, do take the time to drop by!  It will be worth it.
Sometime today, Bealtaine Cottage will be viewed for the 999,999th time. It will, thereafter, have reached one million views! Who would have ever thought that this little place, tucked away as it i...
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Around the garden ... Week 23 ... June, 2015 ... beginning of Winter.

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Around my place this week ... Week 12, 2015 ... mid-Autumn.

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Known as Bush Bernie in garden blogging circles. I'm a teacher, wife, mother, and grandmother whose interest in gardening has been rekindled after many busy years filled with work and family. My garden is located in a dry tropics region of north Queensland and the climate and weather conditions here can be quite challenging! But I'm whole-heartedly enjoying getting out there and having a go!
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