Facts about the isolated island state of Madagascar, its unique and fascinating animals like lemurs, chameleons, geckos and frogs.
The southwestern area of British Columbia in Canada has beautiful wildflowers. Here are photos and descriptions of some of my favourite spring blossoms.
An article explaining the meaning of roses and their colours. What colour roses to send as a gift for a special birthday; a close friendship; to say thank you or perhaps to the one you wish to woo!
As summer approaches and people go hiking in the woods, it becomes necessary to be able to spot harmful plants that can ruin a vacation or day out
It's an annual phenomenon that occurs from Thanksgiving to the new year, but we don't see the results of its evil doings until spring.
With its subtropical climate and varied countryside Tenerife has very many species of insects found on the island.
Tenerife is a wonderful place in the Canary Islands for anyone interested in botany or herbalism because there is an incredible wealth of medicinal herbs that grow wild on the island. There are endemic species like the...
Aloe vera is a well-known succulent used for its health-giving properties and in cosmetics. The gel from the plant is used in many commercial products.
The Red Fox holds a special place in the hearts of British people. It's a creature that is deeply ingrained in our mythology, which reflects our long love-hate relationship with the species.
I'm a bit unfortunate in that I am allergic to many insect bites from sandflies to gnats and biting midgies, and so I do my best to identify types in case I need hospital treatment.