Saturday, 14 May 2011

Looking for Jarrahs

While removing veldgrass on top of the ridge I couldn't help noticing the lack of Jarrah coming up to replace the mature trees - this is not a good sign for the future. There are lots of banksia and casuarina, but very few jarrah to be found.
I went off in search of Jarrah seeds to spread around the bushland - very few trees had seeds on them - possibly due to timing, possibly due to the hailstorm last march which had a massive impact on the bushland.
I did find a few trees near Lemnos St where the storm was not as severe - and there were some seed pods close to the ground - so I have collected them and will smoke them to distribute next weekend (hopefully we will have rain soon).
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