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RHS research project monitoring insects in native and non-native garden border plants.

Banded damoiselle on wildflower

Posted by Helen Bostock Plantsforbugs on 28 Jun 2013 at 03:59 PM

Although not technically Plants for Bugs work, some of you may recall we were involved last spring with the selection and sowing of a wildflower meadow area close to our site at the end of Howard's Field at Wisley. Well, I am delighted to say it is starting to come of age. I took these pics in a sunny moment earlier this week;

 

 

Banded damoiselle (male) on oxeye daisy 

 

 

British native wildflowers in bloom (including birds' foot trefoil, oxeye daisies, red and white clover and red campion) 

 

 

Visitors to Wisley enjoying the meadow area

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