Red Admiral on Aster x frikartii 'Monch'    Harriet Rycroft (HarrietRycroft) on Twitter

Red Admiral on Aster x frikartii 'Monch' Harriet Rycroft (HarrietRycroft) on Twitter

Burnet moth on knapweed/Zygaena filipendulae on Centaurea nigra

Burnet moth on knapweed/Zygaena filipendulae on Centaurea nigra

Cabbage White caterpillars on my Nero di Toscana kale. Sometimes you just have to admit defeat.

Cabbage White caterpillars on my Nero di Toscana kale. Sometimes you just have to admit defeat.

For some reason it seemed that the road verges of the Cotswolds were extra floriferous this year. I had to stop on my way home from work at The Cotswold Wildlife Park one evening to take photos of thistles; there was a party going on in each one.

For some reason it seemed that the road verges of the Cotswolds were extra floriferous this year. I had to stop on my way home from work at The Cotswold Wildlife Park one evening to take photos of thistles; there was a party going on in each one.

A glorious, still day in June - just right for damselflies laying their eggs in the pond. I was a volunteer at Hidcote while studying horticulture, years ago, and have enjoyed watching the garden come to life again after a major injection of funds and work.

A glorious, still day in June - just right for damselflies laying their eggs in the pond. I was a volunteer at Hidcote while studying horticulture, years ago, and have enjoyed watching the garden come to life again after a major injection of funds and work.

Ichneumon wasp on Aster x frikartii 'Monch'.  V stately flier.

Ichneumon wasp on Aster x frikartii 'Monch'. V stately flier.

Livingstone's Tsetse fly.   Harriet Rycroft (HarrietRycroft) on Twitter

Livingstone's Tsetse fly. Harriet Rycroft (HarrietRycroft) on Twitter

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