This 700-metre street is well-established in a well-established suburb. There are many original houses and many newly built modern ones, which didn't look out of place.
An indication of its original establishment is number of wire fences, reminiscence of the 1940's.
These were popular in the 1940's
Many gardens featured large bushes and small trees. A white crepe myrtle and an oleander were tree examples, while a hibiscus and a grevillea were large bushes.
Several gardens had plumbago plants, with many flowing over fences.
Plumbago plants are popular in older gardens.
With Easter coming several groups of Easter lilies were in flower, including a group heading for their Easter break.
These lilies were on their Easter break.
I saw two noisy miners, one posing nicely on an overhead wire and one in a gum tree, surrounded by gum nuts.
Noisy miner at rest.
Noisy miner going nuts.
Another two inhabitants of a tree were two bears, looking well, despite their time in residence.
These fellows seem happy to be there.
A magpie posed in a garden bed. Magpies are easy to photograph as they do not decamp at the approach of humans.
Any time of the year there seem to be roses growing, many as individual specimens, which make for nice photos.
Always worth a close inspection.
Some individual bloom also made nice photos. Cherry blossoms, fuchsia, and geraniums were three.
Many picket fences were in front of some of the older residences.
Picket fences are great to look at.
Apart from lychgates, picket fences are often home to picket gates.
Every picket fence needs a gate.
A few walkers were about, some with dogs.
Walkers, some with dogs.
It is a tree-lined street with footpaths on both sides, giving a shady walk on sunny days.
It's an easy shady walk.
A pot of geraniums was decorating a garden path, a banksia bush was maturing, a agapanthus had matured as were several salvia stalks.
Geraniums. banksia, agapanthus and salvia.
An ornate bird bath was moonlighting as a planter, a cockatoo was in a garden bed, as was a garden lamp and a mailbox.
Bird bath, cockatoo, garden lamp and mailbox.
Another group of flowers were some golden dewdrops, an iris, a jasmine and a polygala bush.
Golden dewdrops, iris, jasmine and polygala.
The mauve flowers of society garlic, a native of South Africa, are appearing in a few gardens. These look spectacular when planted en-masse.
As usual a few unidentified plants and flowers were seen, but they do make nice photos.
The unidentified section.
A walk along Wellman Street is almost a walk back in time.