October Bushcare – More Changing of the Guards

The stockpile site was again the focus of the group’s efforts, with a wary eye kept on the gusty winds blowing through the trees.

The tree plantings were checked, watered, and new guards added where necessary. A general clean-up also occurred.

Wire and water for the young deanei
Weed wagon

One interesting observation was a gall on a eucalypt leaf, made by some kind of parasite, probably an insect, identified by Liz from Else-Mitchell Park Bushcare Group. More info can be found at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gall

Plant gall