All photos copyright Doug Spencer, taken April 2017, near West Leederville Railway Station, less than 3 kilometres from Perth GPO.One Comment
Category: Western Australia
There are more life forms in a handful of forest soil than there are people on the planet. A mere teaspoonful contains many miles of fungal filaments. All these work the soil, transform it, and make it so valuable for the trees.Leave a Comment
Happy New Year from Pelican Yoga. Read on and you’ll reap a Fiddlehead Fern musical reward…One Comment
More posts coming soon. (just back from a mostly offline fortnight and place)
Meanwhile, this is one of two simultaneous “showdowns at sunset”, witnessed on a short walk from our favourite place to stay in the Augusta-Margaret River area.
I particularly like the way the females show no apparent interest in the males’ bouts.Leave a Comment
This single clump had eleven stalks and eighteen spider orchids.
Spring in Western Australia’s southwest is the greatest wildflower show on earth.
All photos in this post were taken on September 16, 2016, within a few metres of one road, a little off the Stirling Range’s eastern end.Leave a Comment
Q: Why the inverted commas?
A: Because – even before you consider the diverse delights of its “floor” – “Jarrah forest” is a misnomer. Generally, its “skyline” co-stars two big tree species – Jarrah and MarriOne Comment
Garden City is a large, bland shopping centre. Inside, you could be anywhere. But an easy short walk away – “next door” – is a botanical wonderland that could be nowhere other than Australia’s southwest.Leave a Comment