Skip to main content

The river

Being so close to the city the river banks are heavily infested with vines and garden escapees. I think that is privet in flower by the water. Nonetheless it is lovely down by the waterside.

Comments

  1. I can't help you with the identification, but I CAN say it's magnificent!

    ReplyDelete
  2. Yes I am sure it is Privet, pretty but gives me terrible hayfever.

    ReplyDelete
  3. ... tut ... tut ... tut ... weeds ..

    ReplyDelete
  4. Mark, it used to put my Mum into bed with a terrible headache. Doesn't affect my hayfever. I don't like it because it seeds all over my garden and is very hard to pull out if I leave it too long.

    We used to have heaps of it along our fencelines .. old hedges I guess. We cut and killed it but there are enough remnants ours and in neighbouring gardens to be a constant pest to us.

    So Julie, yes this one really is a weed.

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

Gundagai exploring

We were having a coffee at the bakery and I noticed a sign on a hotel saying it was a Cobb and Co coach stop.  That got me wondering if there was a hidden Royal Hotel in the town.  A quick google revealed not that hotel but this derelict one as the former Royal.

Clare exploring

We found a little time to go on a drive to see the local towns  This wonderful old squatters mansion is outside Mintaro.

Stawell exploring

I wanted to visit this area to see the Grampian mountains.  We had so little time as by now we were hitting out deadline,  I must visit here again.