Ecology Quest 2 – Bauhinia and what’s in a place name ?

I am in the midst of a first draft of a ‘nature essay.’  The journey of this essay includes being fascinated by the plants in the streets around me.  There are at least four varieties of Bauhinia. This plant originates in India.  The one above is the Bauhinia  Purpurea, also known as geranium tree.  The tree flowersContinue reading “Ecology Quest 2 – Bauhinia and what’s in a place name ?”

Ecology Quest 1 – Bush turkey holes, and finding a bat wing coral tree

Yesterday I read the following from David Attenborough:  “Where in 1945 it was thought that the way to solve the problem was to create wildlife parks and nature reserves, that is no longer an option. They are not enough now. The whole countryside should be available for wildlife. The suburban garden, roadside verges … allContinue reading “Ecology Quest 1 – Bush turkey holes, and finding a bat wing coral tree”