Insectarium

PKS_1735There are lots of critters hanging around Less is More right now. Some don’t stay long – as soon as this swallowtail was warm and dry, I lifted the bird netting so it could escape and flitter away. Although, I wouldn’t be surprised if I soon spot some caterpillars chomping away on the bronze fennel. Meanwhile, others insects will make themselves at home far longer than they are welcome. Hard to believe this tiny little creature, dwarfed by a garlic leaf, will soon be a giant menace:PKS_1698Fortunately the roadrunners like to snack on these guys. Soon I’ll need to start lifting up the bird netting every day so the predators can go to work.

 

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