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Day 38 in our garden

I got out into the garden a couple of times today between the rain showers. While I was out the birds seemed quiet; I only spotted our young Dunnock a couple of times. I might be getting round to more re-caps soon if I don’t keep finding new things but Day 38 still saw a couple to take a photo of and put some words together about them.

It was only on 7 April that I spotted the Rosemary Beetles, on our Sage, for the first time. This is a comparatively new beetle for the UK. It was first spotted in London in the 1990s. I saw 5 on the Sage today and a larva. The larva looks as though it is bolted to the spot and is well on its way to being a pupa. I will be checking on it over the next few days.

I have been looking for beetles on our Rosemary but have yet to see any. It is now displaying a few small flowers. I am also checking the Oregano for creatures; I am expecting to see Mint Moths soon. I have yet to see Rosemary Beetles on the Rosemary.

The Chives also have flowers on them and a few are now open.

When I saw this fly land on the Hydrangea I pointed the camera at it not expecting it to stay there, but managed to get close enough for this view of it.

This is the index to the Days in our garden series.






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