Arbor Camp Review & The Eucalyptus
October 15, 2014 | Michael Spence
I didn’t get a chance to blog last week since we had a short week with the Labour Day public holiday. That’s the last public holiday till Christmas now!
Arbor camp was held on the first weekend in October. It was a great weekend, the weather was beautiful, the venue (Ewan Maddock Dam camp) was perfect and the events were awesome! TheQAA did a great job organising it, there was so much to do for everyone. My particular favourites were the kids climbing trees, the kids were fearless! The Stihl Timbersports was great to watch, it was easy to see why Brad Delosa is the world champion; he makes it look so easy. The workshops were really informative and of course the wide range of machinery on show, everyone likes checking out the latest tree toys! It’s that time of year that the smooth bark
A bit of mess in the garden I do like it when this happens. It just gives the garden a whole new feel. The trees suddenly look bright, colourful and vibrant. There are approximately 300-400 different species of Eucalyptus trees, often with very similar characteristics only identifiable by their buds. The Eucalyptus tree is the tallest flowering species of tree in the world!