Tag Archives: Toads

We’re on the spring roll

Mid April and most of the tulips are already open. The golden globes of Tulipa sylvestris were pipped to the post by a lone T kaufmanniana in March, but only just. The daffodils are mostly gone over now. Plum blossom … Continue reading

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A 10 vine weevil night

I have been lax on the weeviling front this year. I have a big pot of Impatiens omeiana which is a mecca for weevils, but they have not so far actually killed the plant, unlike other plant species such as … Continue reading

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Oak before the Ash

In for a splash. Around here that is definitely the case, the Ash trees are tardy,  leaves still emerging compared to the Oak trees. Is it a response to lack of water recently? This female Orange Tip had already drunk … Continue reading

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