Month: June 2014

A Small, Green, Orchid

Our next orchid in bloom is not one I have been able to share with you before. There are a couple of reasons. One, the place where is grows has been too far off the trail to have visitors take a look at it….

Dragons and Damsels

Happy first full day of Summer! Let’s celebrate by taking a closer look at some amazing creatures….Odonates! Odo-what? Odonata is the order of dragonflies and damselflies. These incredible insects are colorful, interesting, and fascinating. They have amazing adaptations for catching their food, securing mates,…

Super Shrubs

With our spring wildflowers fading into the cool darkness of the forest, we can focus on some interesting shrubs that are in bloom now. All of the new shrubs in bloom have white flowers making this period in early summer the “green and white”…