Down the garden path

West Australians love their gardens and spend hours tending to their blooms, whether of the lush green variety or the hardy native types. WA is also very lucky to have amazing wildflowers at various times of the year, providing a riot of colour in our vast Sunburnt Country.
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143535PD: Hakea victoriae, Fitzgerald River National Park, near road in to Quaalup, October 1983. http://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb4649479

143535PD: Hakea victoriae, Fitzgerald River National Park, near road in to Quaalup, October 1983. http://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb4649479

143755PD: Verticordia spicata, Wongan Hills, December 1958. http://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb4658443__SPerry%2C%20Dick%2C1902-2003%2C__P0%2C18__Orightresult__X3?lang=eng&suite=def

143755PD: Verticordia spicata, Wongan Hills, December 1958. http://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb4658443__SPerry%2C%20Dick%2C1902-2003%2C__P0%2C18__Orightresult__X3?lang=eng&suite=def

143539PD: Wedding Bush, Ricinocarpus tuberculatus, Rossiter Bay, Cape Le Grand National Park, October 1983. http://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb4649920

143539PD: Wedding Bush, Ricinocarpus tuberculatus, Rossiter Bay, Cape Le Grand National Park, October 1983. http://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb4649920

Wildflowers of Western Australia, by Emily H. Pelloe, 1921.

Wildflowers of Western Australia, by Emily H. Pelloe, 1921.

228006PD: Group of women and children at the floral clock outside Kings Park Garden Restaurant ca. 1962. https://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb3756096

Decades-old films showing everyday Aussie life a window into the past for online audiences

143533PD: Lechenaultia formosa, Rossiter Bay, Cape Le Grand National Park, October 1983. http://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb4649475

143533PD: Lechenaultia formosa, Rossiter Bay, Cape Le Grand National Park, October 1983. http://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb4649475

148156PD: Wehlia thryptomenoides among spinifex and mallee, Great Victoria Desert between Laverton and Cosmo Newbery, Western Australia, 28 September 1966. (Click to Start Zoom)

148156PD: Wehlia thryptomenoides among spinifex and mallee, Great Victoria Desert between Laverton and Cosmo Newbery, Western Australia, 28 September 1966. (Click to Start Zoom)

BA2286/103: Francis Street and the State Library of Western Australia, November 2013  https://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb3794124

BA2286/103: Francis Street and the State Library of Western Australia, November 2013 https://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb3794124

061559PD: Vegetable garden at residence, Manager Meatworks, ca. 1930.  http://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb2442197__S061559PD__Orightresult__U__X3?lang=eng&suite=def

061559PD: Vegetable garden at residence, Manager Meatworks, ca. 1930. http://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb2442197__S061559PD__Orightresult__U__X3?lang=eng&suite=def

1991B: Children of the State Schools artwork album, 1909. http://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb1956070__SChildren%27s%20art%20--%20Western%20Australia%20__P0%2C21__Orightresult__U__X3?lang=eng&suite=def

1991B: Children of the State Schools artwork album, 1909. http://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb1956070__SChildren%27s%20art%20--%20Western%20Australia%20__P0%2C21__Orightresult__U__X3?lang=eng&suite=def

135860PD: Peace Memorial Rose Garden, Nedlands, 1950s https://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb2908388

135860PD: Peace Memorial Rose Garden, Nedlands, 1950s https://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb2908388

143609PD: Darwinia macrostegia, Stirling Range, October 1956. http://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb4660607__SPerry%2C%20Dick%2C1902-2003%2C__P0%2C20__Orightresult__X3?lang=eng&suite=def

143609PD: Darwinia macrostegia, Stirling Range, October 1956. http://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb4660607__SPerry%2C%20Dick%2C1902-2003%2C__P0%2C20__Orightresult__X3?lang=eng&suite=def

143665PD: Grevillea dielsii, Morowa, September 1958.  http://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb4661070__SPerry%2C%20Dick%2C1902-2003%2C__P0%2C17__Orightresult__X3?lang=eng&suite=def

143665PD: Grevillea dielsii, Morowa, September 1958. http://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb4661070__SPerry%2C%20Dick%2C1902-2003%2C__P0%2C17__Orightresult__X3?lang=eng&suite=def

143648PD: Eucalyptus erythronema var. marginata, Bindi Bindi, December 1959. http://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb4661048__SPerry%2C%20Dick%2C1902-2003%2C__P0%2C15__Orightresult__X3?lang=eng&suite=def

143648PD: Eucalyptus erythronema var. marginata, Bindi Bindi, December 1959. http://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb4661048__SPerry%2C%20Dick%2C1902-2003%2C__P0%2C15__Orightresult__X3?lang=eng&suite=def

143619PD: Kangaroo paws, Compt. 19, Gnangara, Our national flower, September 1963. http://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb4660613__SPerry%2C%20Dick%2C1902-2003%2C__P0%2C13__Orightresult__X3?lang=eng&suite=def

143619PD: Kangaroo paws, Compt. 19, Gnangara, Our national flower, September 1963. http://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb4660613__SPerry%2C%20Dick%2C1902-2003%2C__P0%2C13__Orightresult__X3?lang=eng&suite=def

143724PD: Nuytsia floribunda, Xmas tree, Victoria Park, 1972.  http://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb4662353__SPerry%2C%20Dick%2C1902-2003%2C__P0%2C12__Orightresult__X3?lang=eng&suite=def

143724PD: Nuytsia floribunda, Xmas tree, Victoria Park, 1972. http://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb4662353__SPerry%2C%20Dick%2C1902-2003%2C__P0%2C12__Orightresult__X3?lang=eng&suite=def

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