It seems a bit odd to call it a butterfly house, given that it is actually a giant caterpillar you can walk through. It was one of the hottest days of the year during our visit (and London Zoo's Butterfly Paradise is already heated to 27C) so the butterflies were very busy flying about. As … Continue reading My Weekend Photo – Featuring The Butterfly House At London Zoo.
After a brief respite from flowers last week, they are back. We popped to Ipswich on Sunday to see my mum and dad. Their garden is looking stunning and, while my dad was stuck (literally) in the wendy house with Freya, I sat and watched the bees at work. Don't worry, my dad got out...eventually! … Continue reading My Weekend Photo – And We Are Back To Flowers.
"Verges can be wonderful roadside mini-meadows, a crucial habitat for wild flowers and the wealth of wildlife they support." - Plantlife. There's a bit of argy-bargy at the moment over whether councils should cut roadside verges. According the the BBC, since 2013 the British conversation charity, Plantlife, has been campaigning for councils to let them … Continue reading England’s Blooming Grass Verges.
I have resisted and resisted. For weeks. Then I popped into our local shop to get a loaf of bread and bam...peonies in the reduced bucket. Will power? Gone. Sadly they have to live on the balcony because of Mark's horrible hay fever, which is part of the reason why I haven't bought them before. … Continue reading My Weekend Photo – Featuring Peonies.