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...

Elderberry Flowers

This is a close up of the  edible and aromatic elderberry flower.  The blooms are almost done for Spring! The heavy scent hangs in the air on a still morning.  Elderberries grow almost everywhere, from Joe Brown Park to Mud Bay dyke. In shady areas of the park the...

Mushrooms

October and November are generally the best months for finding different mushroom species, especially after a rain shower. Some of the local mushrooms that can be observed and eaten are: “the chanterelle, boletes, oysters mushrooms, shaggy manes and puffballs”. More...

the galls among us…

This morning on Mud Bay Dyke, my nose caught the sweet fragrance of wild roses in bloom , then,  as I am walking along with my four footed hairy partner, my eyes caught some red, small and furry balls on these rose bushes…Camera ready and shoot. The cutest...

Deas Island Regional Park

This 300 acre park is named after the settler John Sullivan Deas, a mulllatto tinsmith,  who once owned a primary cannery that produced the largest amount of salmon on the Fraser River in the late 1800’s. The weather this chilly Friday morning was 3 degrees,...

Spiders Around Us

Spiders, don’t hate them but tolerate them, Spiders are not bugs or insects, they have eight legs, most have 8 eyes, have no bones but an exoskeleton and they come in many sizes and colors. They have the amazing ability to adapt to different temperatures and...