Whisky Creek, Ferns and Fuchsia

We haven't done any walking tracks for ages but Sunday afternoon 22 April we headed out from Gore in the direction of Dolamore Park and made a spur-of-the-moment decision to try the Whisky Creek track. This track offered an interesting variety of native flora and was pretty typical of what you expect when walking a... Continue Reading →

A Walk on the Wild Side at Hereweka

After leaving the flower and vegetable gardens we headed into the Gondwanaland wilderness area. [Note: this post continues yesterday's exploration of Hereweka Gardens, Otago Peninsula, Dunedin, New Zealand. Garden visited Sunday 29 Oct 2017] Native tree ferns are bursting into growth and their graceful fronds create beautiful effects   Photo (above) shows a nikau palm... Continue Reading →

Green and Growing: Fern in Spring

The growth of a patch of ferns during October in the Clive Lister Garden at Dunedin Botanic Garden, New Zealand. October 2017. Matteuccia struthiopteris. Europe, N.America, temperate Asia Photo 1: 01 October | Click to Enlarge Photos 2 and 3 : 08 October Photo 4 : 24 October Text and Photos by Exploring Colour (2017)

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