Box tree moth

Working in a garden in Alton (Hampshire) last week I discovered Box tree caterpillar (Cydalima perspectalis ), it was merrily spinning silk and munching on the leaves, secure in the fact that most gardeners would not notice its presence for some while yet. If it hadn’t been for two sick looking plants, it would have…

Snowy tracks

The snow blankets the garden, bends snowdrop and hellebore flowers to the ground and reveals otherwise unseen tracks.  I am looking forward to warmer temperatures so I can get gardening and my vegetable seeds to germinate