Snail Control In The Garden

The garden snail is seen as a pest by many gardeners and vegetable growers since the snail predominantly eats leaf and plant materials. Garden snails will damage both the garden plants and the fruit and vegetable crops. It would be impossible for the gardener to eradicate the snail from the garden completely and some might … Read more

Where Do Butterflies Go When It Rains?

Where Do Butterflies Go When it Rains? When it rains butterflies roost; In garden buildings. On or in tree trunks. On the underside of leaves. Under dense leaves. In crevices in walls. In crevices in between rocks. Under the overhang of houses. Hanging on bushes and shrubs. Under rocks. In garages. These are the same … Read more

Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly

Latin Name: Aglais urticae Description:  The Small Tortoiseshell butterfly is bright orange with a black border and blue spots around the edge of the wings. The forewing has 3 rectangular black patches and the hindwings have black on them aswell. The underside of the wings are a black and brown colouring with a row of faint … Read more