i was very suprised today i sew a tortoiseshell flying around in my back garden it just shows it is very mild weather.
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What a great sighting! I bet you couldn't believe your eyes. Do you have any flowers in bloom now to attract it?
28 Jan, 2008
Hiya thanks for the coment, yes i have winter pancys,winter primrores,manhonia and a herdorucus(not sure on my spelling of the plant). yes u r right i couldnt beleive my eye.
My husband commented on the large number of bees on my winter Honeysuckle flowers, and when I looked there were more than a dozen, two of which were Bumble bees! No butterflies yet, Marie, I must keep my eyes open.
Thanl you for the comment about the butterfly it is really is realy loverly to see the little things that we dont see in the winter,i know it is still winter but it sends a glow to my heart just by seeing little thing like that knowing all the colours and the beeble bees and butter flys are returning.
I just hope that they are not tricked by a mild spell and will have somewhere to go to survive a cold spell which could arrive without warning.
29 Jan, 2008
I hope they will be fine and all the birds that i have sew mating i hope they arent fooled as well and start laying eggs early the poor things
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