Edit Common Garden Katydid and Purple Loose-strife

Posted on Thu 10th Feb 2011

I found this Katydid in my garden yesterday. Going by photos I can find on the web the species appears to be the Common Garden Katydid (Caedicia simplex). However given that there are over a thousand katydid species in Australia, I'm not 100% sure. (I've got a big collection of flora and fauna ID books, but don't yet possess the Guide to the Katydids of Australia.)

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Edit First tomato for the season

Posted on Fri 21st Jan 2011

They've been a bit slow this year. This one is from a plant that self-sprouted in the native garden at the front of my house. Delicious!


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