In response to the Photo prompt at patriciasplace.me Leaping over the garden fence Looking suspiciously towards the succulents Lizard Looks out for treats a Ladybird or beetle perchance Looking at him – Resident Aviators.
Salford 27th February 2019 #Spring #Bumblebee #Photography
#insects #spider #bugs #autumn #winter When the deciduous trees decide to lose their leaves six legged creatures try their best to find somewhere warm scurrying quickly over gravel and soil and leaving a trail over branches that coil sometimes hanging around the garden shed or inside a cupboard that’s darkened instead
#Promptuarium #HugeCreatures we went looking for bugs in the garden each of us using a magnifier, every kind of insect was spotted varying from a caterpillar to a spotty ladybird in fact many were interested in our looking glass – 7 weevils in a line looked like monsters!
#CFFC #LetterT Challenge for the Letter T entry was a little different – any photo but must have two Ts in the title So as i pondered over some buttered toast , i considered what sort of images i could use I like butterflies, i like the coloured patterns on their wings I took this picture ofContinue reading “Things with two Ts”
An acrostic by inky, in response to the daily post prompt Soil Some people – call it the ground One of natures building blocks If you looked at it – from deep below – you would call it Life itself Several different creatures – they call it home On occasion , they climb outContinue reading “Soil (II)”
Pest Perhaps they’re not Everybody’s cup of tea Some think They’re downright dangerous People think that their Eggs and larvae will eat through the house Some forget – They’re not termites – they prefer the soil. Put in context though – If they weren’t there Everyone of the animals that eats these insectsContinue reading “Pest (An Acrostic)”
Salford 25th July 2017 A tale of Amber, the natural substance that comes from a tree, and is used in jewellery (posted on Allpoetry.com – https://allpoetry.com/poem/13420077-Amber-by-InkdropK) Coming from a tree sap, slow, and sticky it likes to collect things as it goes Capturing the residents that live off the bark holding them all – freeze frameContinue reading “Amber”
Soil source of growth our garden plants depend on it its home for all sorts of life like worms, beetles and ants such an important base needs nutrients on certain mornings , water and fertiliser is added , to let the seedlings and bulbs lift their flowers into the sky andContinue reading “Soil”
That Stings! I took a walk recently around a well known beauty spot in the northwest of England. A cautionary tale. out in civilised city life in that seemingly picturesque garden park its a jungle out there as you contend with those flying bugs and ants coming off the river to disturb your lunchContinue reading “Nettles”