Sunday, 10 July 2011

The Butterfly Effect

Whilst in Italy we saw a plethora of butterflies and moths, including a Scarce Swallowtail and our new favourite moth, a Nine-Spotted Tiger Moth:

This inspired us to keep up our efforts with our burgeoning wild flower garden, hopefully enticing in more than just midges and the odd cabbage white.

It has come on leaps and bounds since its inception as a square of mud:

And look at it now!

We have even found a caterpillar, could this be our first Swallowtail???

1 comment:

    Definitely not a swallowtail!!!
    Could not match it to any on above site - must be extremely rare!