Spotted the other night. This little snuffler working its way around the garden for autumnal treats. It’s that time of year to put on weight before hibernation.
I was visited at home by a Speckled Wood butterfly the other day.
The Holly Blue butterfly Celastrina argiolus has found a haven in Exeter gardens. Seeing a blue in nature always feels so uplifting.
The moth probably most commonly seen during daylight hours, the Cinnabar Moth Tyria jacobaeae. It’s delicate flight always captivates me.
Outside of the extreme depths of the oceans that throw up strange creatures, I think the Dragonfly is equally other worldly and a lot more accessible. This is a Broad …
A third White Dove has appeared. It looks like another female. Again very skittish. The first female has become more approachable over the last week or so or should I …
A second white dove has joined the original one that adopted us over the Christmas period. She is a bit more skittish than the male and bolts at slightest hint …
Male Blackcap eating off the Ivy buds in spring. It was so engrossed in feeding I managed to get within just a few feet of it.
Springtime is beginning to spring at last. Exeter bluebells of the Spanish variety still pretty none the less. I have a small problem with White Bluebells. They are not Blue..
Our 2023 Cherry Blossom. So beautiful yet so fleeting. The Mayfly of the hortcultural world.