Around the garden.

Citrus Swallowtail on Lavender Catherine and Val Crab Spiders on Cosmos. Benji and Danny. Hoverfly on daisy Homegrown Pepper Carpenter Bee asleep on a Cosmos. African Common White (Belenois creona) ‘Iceman’. (not one of ours but now a regular visitor) Millie looking over the valley. Best seat in the house! Hillbrow Tower 16/1/20  

Not for Nan!!

Apparently, Ems reached for some CMC powder  ( used in fondant icing) and got somewhat of a surprise upon seeing this little Miss Bert clinging to the side of the bottle! Up went the call from the studio, and Dad came running, camera in hand. Everyone popped by to ”ooh” and ”aaah”, and even the … More Not for Nan!!

Incy Wincy

    Oxytate virens – elongated green crab spider   A rare encounter indeed! Another deadly harmless crab spider! 🙂 This little one was among some of the fresh lemon tree leaves I retrieved for the Swallowtail caterpillars this morning.   Ark.