Category Archives: Insects

Lime Hawk Moth rescue

Charlie our chocolate labrador found a lime hawk moth in the garden this afternoon. He didn’t quite know what to do with it! Fortunately I was able to rescue it before he did anything. A beautiful moth!

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A dragon in the garden

It is on evenings like this that I am reminded one of the reasons that I love being in our garden. While picking raspberries I disturbed a dragon fly that was drying and stretching it’s wings, presumably it has recently … Continue reading

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Dragonfly Nymph

A few years ago we found the most beautiful dragonfly emerging from our pond, it had shed it’s nymph shell and was pumping out it’s wings, drying them in the sun. Eventually it flew off leaving it’s empty nymph skin … Continue reading

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