Weekends in gardens

On Sunday we headed out to my parents for lunch.

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Alice a nice time in her ladybird tent.

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Alice enjoyed watering the flowers.

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The bees enjoyed the passion flowers.

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Then we went onto Amy’s sisters for her birthday. Lots of red admirals were out and about and a few moths.

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Alice was excited to go on the trampoline. Although her feelings were mixed when on.

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The youngsters altogether.

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In my own garden the butterfly house is seeing visitors. Bananas I put out during 30 days are now attracting red admirals. They like their fruit matured a few weeks. So if you are looking to do the butterfly count leave fruit out now to over ripen.

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6 thoughts on “Weekends in gardens”

    1. It mainly attracts red admirals. You can buy butterfly food, but its normally just overpriced fruit juice. I’ve had the best successes with bananas and grapes left for a few weeks. The flies do swarm too so don’t put it anywhere neat where you sit. At this time of year it doesn’t really matter leaving them food as there are plenty of flowers, but come Autumn it makes a difference.

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