Foto Friday

by Leslie Cox; Friday; October 25, 2019

A common sight in the rainforest parts of B.C.
Possible ID of this species – Fomitopsis pinicola (red-belt conk)

Colourful shrub of note

by Leslie Cox; Wednesday; October 23, 2019

Autumn is all about colour in the garden. Or it should be. It is certainly what I look for on grey rainy days like we have been getting lately.

One standout shrub which merits mention is Fothergilla gardenii, or dwarf fothergilla. Its foliage is rich in colour: yellow, apricot, orange and deep burgundy…with the odd leaf stubbornly refusing to give up on summer by retaining its bright green hue.

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Teaser Tuesday

by Leslie Cox; Tuesday; October 22, 2019

Almost perfect camouflage. Can you spot the hunter in the photo?

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