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Friday, 28 April 2017

Garden Wildlife - Insects - Photography

Here are just a few photographs i have taken over the years of  just a few of the different insect species i have in my garden.

This is a huge dragon fly that was sat on the top branch of my plum tree - if you take a close look you can see that there is the head of a wasp which it was having a good much of when i first noticed it.

A Damsel Fly this was taken when i used to have a pond and we used to have lots of different kinds of dragon flys with bright amazing colours - sadly we dont have a pond anymore

Lots of caterpillars on nettle plant having a good munch 
We get witness this every year its great to see its on the boarder of our garden we have a large field at the rear of our garden which always has hundreds of nettles growing every year there is a mass of caterpillars on the nettles 

I believe its a Honey Bee on one of my Ox Eye Daises 

Another Huge Dragon Fly it must have been 7" Long it was massive

We took some of the caterpillars off the nettles at the rear of the garden , potted up a nettle plant and kept them in a net cage so my son could see the life process of a butterfly 

He Loved it as you can see in his hand ready to let the butter fly go after hatching, Its a great thing to do with your kids and i recommend every child should experience nature in this way . 

One of the caterpillars we hatched

Bee On a Comfrey Plant 

Butterfly on our sunflowers

There will be nothing left of the above leaf when those eggs hatch 

Bee On a Heather Plant 

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Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Bellis Belle Livingstone Daisy flowers in Bloom Photographs

  Large double flowers that will complement Pansies perfectly
​This Bellis (Daisy) has large double rosette flowers in red and pink shades and will flower in the Autumn and again in the Spring. They complement pansies perfectly.

ColourRed, Rose Shades and White
Height10 - 15cm
SpreadApproximately 15cm
FloweringAutumn and again in the Spring
Planting Position
​Full Sun to Partial Shade

Asteraceae or Compositae, known as the aster or sunflower family, including:
Bellis, especially Bellis perennis (common daisy)
Brachyscome, including Brachyscome iberidifolia (Swan River daisy)
Leucanthemum vulgare (ox-eye daisy)
Leucanthemum × superbum (Shasta daisy)
Argyranthemum (marguerite daisy)
Osteospermum (African or Cape daisy)
Rhodanthemum (Moroccan daisy)
Glebionis coronaria (crown daisy)
Glebionis carinatum (tricolor daisy)
Erigeron glaucus (seaside daisy)
Tetraneuris acaulis (Angelita daisy)
Melampodium leucanthum (Blackfoot daisy)
Coreopsis bigelovii (desert daisy)
Wedelia texana (Devil's River daisy)
Family Aizoaceae: Dorotheanthus bellidiformis (Livingstone daisy)
Family Dipsacaceae: Scabiosa prolifera (Carmel daisy)
Family Plantaginaceae: Globularia (globe daisy)Daisy bush, various species in the family Asteraceae

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Monday, 10 April 2017

Steemit Blogger: Apple Tree  Blossom In Full Bloom Comm...

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: Apple Tree  Blossom In Full Bloom  Common name  Apple Latin name   Malus domestica Group  Top fruit, tree Fruiting ...

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Begonia Trailing Plants Last Years Grow - Flower Photographs

Common name Begonia
Botanical name Begonia
Group Tender perennial
Flowering time Summer
Planting time Start into growth in early spring, plant outside after frosts
Height and spread Both 15-50cm (6-20in)
Aspect Sun or partial shade
Hardiness Tender
Difficulty Easy, moderate or difficult

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