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Fagus
Deciduous beech on Hounslow Heath at Cradle Mountain

Fagus at Hounslow Heath

This year prior to my “Festival of Fagus” workshop with the Cradle Mountain Hotel, I spent half a day amongst the fagus on Hounslow Heath. The highlight of the walk was this particularly large fagus tree – encountered very shortly after commenting that you don’t often see many big fagus trees!   The fagus is...Read More

Cradle Mountain Festival of Fagus 2022

In conjunction with the Cradle Mountain Hotels “Festival of Fagus” I am very excited to be presenting a day photographing Tasmania’s botanical wonder again in autumn 2022. There will be two dates to choose from Sunday April 24 & Sunday May 1. Every year for a couple of weeks each side of ANZAC day the...Read More

Fagus Reminiscing

Late April in terms of bushwalking in Tasmania is closely associated with the “Turning of the Fagus” – that is, the leaves of Tasmania’s wonderfully unique deciduous beech should be at peak autumn splendor right about now. Given the Covid 19 lockdown means we cannot get out and about as we normally would I have...Read More