It’s now August and I’m relying on my perennials for giving me the ‘tropical’ August colour in the garden. Red, yellow and orange summer flowering plants are great at attracting the butterflies into the garden. Painted ladies, Small Tortoiseshells and Large and … Continued
The photographs in this post were all taken with a good quality fuji point and shoot camera rather than my dslr.
Vivid Imagination Maybe? Finally I do have another ‘nest’ to show you. Even I could fit into it! Just look at all the weaving of those big thick twigs! It’s a masterpiece! Are they just the roots … Continued
Beauty Without Bloom Foliage Texture Garden Plants In addition there’s the wispy Foeniculum vulgare Bronze Fennel. There is also the dark and mysterious Physocarpus opulifolius Diablo (Ninebark) along with the unrestrained Humlus lupus (Golden Hop). Likewise they all capture the … Continued
Have you recently seen a Small Tortosieshell Butterfly (Aglais urticae) in your locality? Their numbers are dwindling every year here in the UK due to a newly colonised parasitoid fly from the continent called Sturmia bella which is killing the … Continued