NA­TURE NEAR HOME

Mercury (Hobart) - Magazine - - At Home -

THE BACK­YARD

“There’s a per­cep­tion a back­yard is not a wild place – and that is wrong,” says Dean. “The back­yard can have im­mense bio­di­ver­sity. You never fully know your back­yard.”

LONG BEACH, SANDY BAY

“You [see] the houses and you imag­ine liv­ing there. There’s that as­pect but also walk­ing along the fore­shore.”

KUNANYI/MT WELLING­TON

It’s such a barometer for Ho­bart. Ho­bar­tians, if they’re talk­ing to each other, re­fer to it as “the moun­tain”.

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