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cabbage white butterfly. These are easily confused with the smaller, bright green (and far less attractive) caterpillars of the small cabbage butterfly. I have those too.It's been a rotten year for butterflies, except the cabbage whites, which seem to have
The caterpillars of both the small and large cabbage white butterflies are are the two culprits. The first is pale green with a body up to 2.5cm long, the second is bigger at 4cm and is yellow with black markings. The adult butterflies lay eggs
Late-summer nectarAs some insects are still out foraging in late-summer, it's a good idea to provide food for them with nectar-rich, late-flowering plants.Plants for beesIn late-summer, many plants have finished flowering, but bees, butterflies
- eg. butterflies etc. Miniscule amounts impair the ability of insect to function resulting inevitably in death. Also, seek out the fact sheets from the US environment agency -you may get a shock! We used to manage without them & can now.
to attract butterflies. Grew in both my south and north facing gardens in Lincolnshire quite happily so east should be fine.
I've enjoyed this much better than Chelsea. I've found it a lot more informative. Especially loved the piece on Butterflies tonight. I find the "budget gardens" interesting - £7,000 - £13,000.... maybe when I win the lottery how do i pinch out
Have just got back home from a week working away and was pleased to see a large yellow rose bush in bud; I looked closer and saw the buds were covered in greenfly. Greenfly on November 17th, is that normal? I was quite surprised to see a butterfly
Hi, my friend has a patch of soil 2x2 m which is not that fertile she wants somthing that attracts bees and butterflys she wants it either to grow very fast to be able to dig it up and move it around
tiny clusters of creamy white flowers in early summer that attract a range of pollinators, including bees and butterflies.CarawayBorago officinalis is an attractive plant with hairy leaves that have a slight cucumber flavour. Its delicate blue flowers