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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, 

Talkback: Ragwort

Posted: 06/08/2014 at 18:43

Nice Steve. Are they your pics?

 

No keys on ash trees

Posted: 06/08/2014 at 18:42

I'd be grateful for a year off weeding out the seedlings.

Mine don't flower every year but I haven't kept records.

Very witty Steve

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when shall I put it back in the garden 
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should be an arisaema

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