Ladybird, Ladybird

In these distant isles ladybirds are rare gems. Every year I search the garden and polytunnel for these beneficial beetles, whose larvae gobble aphids at a prodigious rate, and I'm lucky if I find one or two. Whether it is for reasons of geography, climate or an unpredictable food supply we only find the 11-spot… Continue reading Ladybird, Ladybird