Something about Cedars

The cedar trees in Country Woods are one of 30 species, belonging to the pine, cypress and other coniferous cone bearing evergreen families. Thuja Plicata is our native Western Red Cedar and is a member of this group. They are “monoecious”, which means that they...

Orchids at Watershed Park??!!

Rush Rush Rush!!  We are always in a rush…  In Watershed Park Surrey BC, a perfect place to unwind, to walk with friend or dog.  It`s cool and shady beneath the canopy of maples, firs and cedars. The sounds of birds chattering, wood peckers pecking and calling...

Did you know this?

The slowest animal on earth is the three toed sloth, which has an average speed of 0.16 km/h..!   The average lifespan of a dragonfly is 24 hrs!   The butterfly was original called a”flutterby”!   A cockroach can survive a week without...

What a beauty!!

This morning on my windy walk on the Delta dyke (112th) as a wandered out to the water across the swampy shore I spotted a beautiful  painted caterpillar on a plant, it was the Black Swallowtail caterpillar! It’s caterpillar is light brownish and white when...

salmonberry

Yesterday May 21, 2014, I tasted my first two ripe salmonberries of the season, right here in Joe Brown Park. now the treasure hunt will begin, on the way to and from school or dog walks!!  Salmon berries also come in yellow , orange and red. They are cousins  of the...