This is quite an amazing sight. The creeper has nearly reached the top of this dead gum tree and at this time of year is red flowers from top to bottom.
A great garden has a mixture of the old, new, special and common plants. The brilliantly red nasturtiums have a place that brightens up their corner of the garden.
Summercrush - orange
This is a very new plant in Mum's garden. It must have been one her last acquisitions and would undoubtedly be "something very special" It has a lovely citrus smell and the real name is Agastache mexicana.
The garden has lots of spiders as always and you have to be wary where you walk because the love to build their webs across the paths which could mean a face full of spider webs. The St. Andrews Cross spider is one of the prettiest and builds a unique web with the little zig zag pattern in some sections.
For some strange reason this little family of cranes decided that our roof was a good spot to perch while their mother fed them. They were around for a couple of days, and helped themselves to the bugs on the verandah roof as well.
2011- 365 Challengers