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Lesueur National Park

DSC_01721 (Large)Lesueur national park is around 200km north of Perth in Western Australia and is internationally known as a biodiversity hot spot. Within the park there are over 900 species of plants, that’s around 10 percent of all plant species within W.A. in the one national park. Now I’d read all about this and one of my wildflower books recommended it as a “must see” place in spring time, so I headed up there arriving just after dawn.  Continue Reading

Kings Park & Wireless Hill Part 2

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If you missed part one of Wireless Hill or Kings Park, please use these links to view them first. When you’re on a good thing it often takes more than one trip to see everything and get all the photos you want and I went back to kings park and wireless hill to explore more and take some more pictures. I managed to find 3 different spider orchids and about 8 orchids all up at wireless hill but I’m not going to try and identify them all, my book has about 150 different spider orchids alone and many look very similar. Continue Reading

Kings Park in Perth

DSC_07581 (Large)Kings park in spring time is something special. For those who don’t know, Kings park is a 1000 acre park on the western edge of Perths CBD, and one of the largest inner city parks in the world. Much of the park is natural bush land though there are large areas of gardens showcasing Western Australia’s diverse range of flora. Continue Reading

Wireless Hill Pictures

DSC_1250 (Large)I’ve got almost a week to fill while in Perth as I wait for a service on my car before heading bush so today I headed up to Wireless Hill in Ardross. Nestled in the southern suburbs of Perth it covers 99 acres of bush land which was the site of a radio telegraphy station in 1912. Continue Reading

Macro plants around Denmark

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Plants can be both beautiful and also kind of ugly, but there’s some beauty in even the most ugly ones if you look closely enough. This was an experiment in macro plant photography around Denmark including some great carnivorous plants. Continue Reading