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Butterflies from Amsterdam

In the heart of Amsterdam there is  a subtropical ‘oasis’  –  a butterfly house.  It provides a delightful contrast from the surrounding hustle and bustle.

Butterfly 3


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An Admiral, a Cabbage and a Peacock!

It is a joy to see the butterflies responding to the recent explosion of sunny weather.


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Friend or Foe?

In a few months time these caterpillars will no doubt become beautiful butterflies or moths (and I would be delighted if someone could tell me which, and what variety) but, for now, they are not my friends!  I should now have  a flower border bursting with bright nasturtiums but, as is apparent in this picture, the plants have been decimated by these little gluttons!


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