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Privet Hawkmoth caterpillar

Posted: 07/08/2014 at 17:55

I love the hawkmoths philppa

Talkback: Water butts and hoverflies

Posted: 07/08/2014 at 09:28

I wash my bird bath out quit often as it gets quite mucky looking with them all washing in there. Then they drink their own bath water

Privet Hawkmoth caterpillar

Posted: 07/08/2014 at 09:00

They are enormous Forester but this pic is from last year and I can't remember whose hand that is which doesn't help in assessing size.

Privet Hawkmoth caterpillar

Posted: 07/08/2014 at 08:45

Yes Bamboogie, lamp and white sheet.  Wildlife habitat creation is big here.

It's dragonfly/damselfly time now. 

Privet Hawkmoth caterpillar

Posted: 06/08/2014 at 23:28

Good idea Fishy

Hi Bamboogie, they breed themselves but we do try and provide a good habitat for all these creatures. Catching the privet HM emerging was luck but we run moth traps every few weeks and most of the photos are taken then. Mostly by OH as my camera skills are deficient

Privet Hawkmoth caterpillar

Posted: 06/08/2014 at 23:16

We were very lucky Fishy, it had pupated in the soil and we were right there when it emerged. It took a few minutes to work out what we were looking at.

Privet Hawkmoth caterpillar

Posted: 06/08/2014 at 22:27

Just emerged and expanding its wings

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/55408.jpg?width=300&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/55409.jpg?width=273&height=350&mode=max

 

lycanthrope infestation

Posted: 06/08/2014 at 21:34

You're thinking of vampires fidget

GWF Day Out: The Beth Chatto Gardens, Colchester: Sunday 10 Aug

Posted: 06/08/2014 at 19:27

The hair has mostly left the heads of this lot

Plants that like shade

Posted: 06/08/2014 at 19:25

and aconitums, aquilegias, cyclamen, 

Discussions started by nutcutlet

I've cleaned out my greenhouse

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Last Post: 20/08/2014 at 08:41

I've got a new butterfly

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Last Post: 12/08/2014 at 20:46

Oddity

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Last Post: 10/08/2014 at 10:04

Knowing when to stop

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Last Post: 24/07/2014 at 08:54

Blackbirds in the mower shed

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Last Post: 04/08/2014 at 10:19

Agapanthus

when shall I put it back in the garden 
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Last Post: 13/07/2014 at 22:35

bee success

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Last Post: 05/07/2014 at 20:49

should be an arisaema

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Last Post: 11/06/2014 at 16:27

A couple of rose questions

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Last Post: 07/06/2014 at 13:48

springwatch

egg laying newts 
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Last Post: 03/06/2014 at 20:10

This year's lodgers

the bats are back and the moorhen is nesting on the pond 
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Last Post: 24/06/2014 at 23:05

Osmanthus layering

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Last Post: 22/04/2014 at 08:31

What have I got here

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Last Post: 27/04/2014 at 11:37

Muntjacs

Noisy b......s 
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Last Post: 28/03/2014 at 05:45

scrapbook

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Last Post: 04/03/2014 at 16:57
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