Tiptoeing Past Fairyslippers

Looking down at a pair of Fairyslippers (Calypso bulbosa). The challenge was to get a composition with the flower and the leaf below. This is definitely the time of year to look for Fairyslippers (Calypso bulbosa) in the dark, damp forests of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. These beautiful orchids are often missed, so slow down and keep your eyes open …

Orchids at Little Qualicum Falls

The Upper Falls at Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Last week my afternoon destination with the kids was Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park, just outside of Qualicum Beach, Vancouver Island, British Columbia. The falls are truly spectacular, there’s nothing “little” about them! However, I was also searching for late spring blooming plants and wasn’t disappointed …