ydney Turpentine Ironbark Forest. Significant Angophora costata (Sydney Red Gum), Eucalyptus pilularis (Blackbutt) and Syncarpia glomulifera (Turpentine) trees dominate this area.
In 2020, Floriade has been reimagined (due to COVID-19) with the celebration moving from its traditional home in Commonwealth Park to bloom across Canberra.
The Kambah Community Garden is located near the Kambah District Park which also has remnants of the old Kambah homestead. Unfortunately, the garden was closed when we visited, but we did speak to two community gardeners just as they were leaving. We also had a quick look at the historic woolshed that used to be part of the homestead.
Mayfield was established in 1984 by the Hawkins family, initially as a sheep farm. The heart of our property has been gradually transformed – with the help of talented local landscapers and tradespeople – from bare paddocks into one of the largest, privately owned cool climate gardens in the world.
This is the fifth of a series of articles showcasing pictures taken on the Voigtländer Nokton 40mm 1:1.2. These pictures were taken at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Sydney.