Tomorrow (Sunday 11th August) is the last day for counting butterflies for this year’s survey by Butterfly Conservation here in the UK. This weekend, if you are out in your garden, in a park or out on a walk anywhere, all they ask is you note down how many individual butterflies you can see at… Read More Final weekend for UK Butterfly Count
The sun has had its hat on… la la la la la… the bees fed on the Heucheras… oh… la la la la la 🙂 So, why might I be singing… la la la la la… ‘Bowles’ Mauve’ (perennial wallflower Erysimum) has brought us a butterfly… tra la la la la la 😉 This Small… Read More Yay… a butterfly… time to count!
Butterfly visits have been a bit on short supply in my garden this year so far. I’ve heard others mention this too. However, bring on a few warm, windless days in July and fingers crossed they will start to appear – although the short-term forecast isn’t too promising. If you have been enjoying butterfly visits… Read More July: Butterfly count & Parks week