The downside of living on the 27th parallel south in the sub-tropics of Australia is that the season’s tend to be very similar ~ All a bit same same –
It appears that the lower the latitudinal number of where you are on the globe, results in less seasonal variations of vegetation. One lot of 365 days rolls into the next 365 days, with no blatant visual demarcation –
A palm tree is a green palm tree no matter what the time of year! 😉
Also, with Australia’s predominant tree type being the Eucalyptus, which is an evergreen, there are few native trees in this east coastal region (Brisbane) that bare all in winter, allowing for that fabulous flurry of fresh lime green bursting into life as the days lengthen and the sun warms.
Such as these bees busying about their business, collecting this fluffy fresh pollen.
Down by the water’s edge these yellow hibiscus (also known as Native Rosella) are starting to flower –
National Wattle Day heralds the onset of spring in Australia on the 1st September ~ In the northern hemisphere spring is not sprung until the equinox which is 20th/21st March ~ The equivalent in the southern hemisphere being 20th/21st September.
What signs of spring are you noticing?