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My small suburban garden…

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Water Butt-erflies…

While watching the numerous satyr comma butterflies and cabbage whites flitting about on the buddleia, I almost missed the fact that the water butt was also proving to be a popular resting place for my delicate and colourful garden visitors…

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Butterfly Bingo…

After seeing literally hundreds of Cabbage Whites, a few Red Admirals, a couple of Tortoiseshells (one which had to be rescued from indoors!), a male Holly Blue, a Hedge Brown (see pic) and a camera-shy brown & white something-or-other, I have yet to spot the Holy Grail …..a Peacock Butterfly…

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Aye, Aye Captain…

Oh the absolute joy! Today I have seen my first Red Admiral in my small suburban garden. Predictably, it was happily sitting on the buddleia, proving what a good choice of plant to add to my collection of shrubbery, so I snuck up close and snapped a few pictures. What a welcome change from the …

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Any colour – as long as it’s white…!

I’ve been anticipating the arrival of an abundance of multi-coloured butterflies, descending upon my small suburban garden to enjoy my so-called ‘butterfly bush’, but after waiting for what seems like an eternity for my buddleia to finally bloom, the only butterflies actually interested in the fabulous purple flowers are plain old cabbage whites. Now, I …

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