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A Walk in Fish Hoek - September 2008

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Nasturtiums on a vacant plot. The round leaves are tasty.

Spring flowers on unowned ground

Orange Pincushion Proteas

Yellow Pincushion Proteas

Unplanned poppies stake their claim.

Bokbaai Vygies

This nasturtium patch is three minutes’ walk from home.

Next, we’ll take a closer look at it. The leaves are looking ragged – they will disappear in summer, to reappear in autumn.

Pincushion Proteas growing wild.

A Protea seen on a vacant plot along the road.

A Pincushion Protea

Small flowers nestling on a vacant plot.

Next morning : Oscar wants his breakfast!


The End

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Pretty pics. gurthbruins.
I enjoyed the tour :o)

5 Mar, 2010

 

~lovely protea!

5 Mar, 2010

 

I like the proteas very much. They looked grand, and Oscar aswell :o))
Last year someone on GoY persuaded me to taste a nasturtium leaf. I had never tried them before. I must say I found it had no taste at all.

5 Mar, 2010

 

Those plants called Bokbaai Vygies look like what 'we' call Delosperma, i have them growing here.

5 Mar, 2010

 

i regularly used to eat nasturium leaves and flowers as a child. They had a mild peppery flavour.

Lovely photos and i am envious of the proteas.

5 Mar, 2010

 

Interesting to see what grows wild in your home area!

Welcome to GOY. :)

5 Mar, 2010

 

Lovely photographs as are the others especially all the roses and the beautiful scenery where you live, not forgetting the handsome Oscar....
Welcome to Goy..........

5 Mar, 2010

 

Wonderful Proteas & pics, Welcome to GoY

6 Mar, 2010

 

Welcome to GOY and hello to Oscar.

6 Mar, 2010

 

Lovely blog, especially like the pincushion protea.

9 Mar, 2010

uma
Uma
 

Thanks for this lovely blog, Gurth! Hello to Oscar! :)

10 Mar, 2010

 

I love the Proteas, would love to grow these over here, thanks for sharing your pics with us....

18 Mar, 2010

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