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musings of a scottish smallholder

Wildflowers August 21, 2011


Campanula rotundifolia: Flower

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Check out this link http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2011/aug/17/kew-native-seed-hub. Hope for our bees, moths, and butterflies. When I look round our smallholding I am heartened that all is not lost. We have a range of wild flowers, harebells, oxeye daisies, fox gloves, rosebay willow herbs.

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Butterflies August 7, 2011


The Small Tortoiseshell (Nymphalis urticae) is...

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I rescued a tortoiseshell butterfly today -there are so few of them this year I guess they need all the help they can get. Perhaps I should make a nectar feeder?

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