The Ferguson Valley

Peppermint Lane Lodge, Ferguson Valley

If you were born, or have been living in Western Australia for a good while, have you heard of the Ferguson Valley?

Well, I was met with a puzzled look from a sandgroper colleague when I told him we were headed out there this weekend! More...



Looking for Caladenia

King Spider Orchid at Brixton Street Wetlands

This year’s wildflower hunt has taken a more interesting twist. We’ve started a little adventure looking for Caledenia – the elusive orchids of WA.

It has been a rather modest start with only two discoveries – the King Spider Orchid and the White Spider Orchid. They were spotted at Brixton Street Wetlands and Jorgensen Park respectively. More...