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Look what ate my Twisted Hazel!


Look what ate my Twisted Hazel!

Caterpillar of the Cabbage White I think....?



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amy
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Yuk ! thats not nice PG ..I didn't know they ate things like that ...........

1 Sep, 2009

 

I had them 2 years ago on this, but none last year....So I had forgotten until I saw these!

1 Sep, 2009

 

So many around this year..........

1 Sep, 2009

 

These little monsters a whole tray of salad leaves in my greenhouse! I didn't spot them until it was too late.

1 Sep, 2009

 

It is now putting out some new leaves.....amazing!

3 Sep, 2009

 

It's just nature, and without these little creatures that are part of the feeding chain, many other creatures would find it hard to exist, and think about the beauty of the butterfly. The butterfly is a pollinater going from flower to flower to feed.

16 Sep, 2009

 

Yes Linda, it was a dilemma as they were munching their way through my whole tree, and yet I didn't want to kill them as they turn into butterflies, all be it cabbage whites! Where they went when they were finished I don't know, but with watering and feeding the tree has recovered from the shock.

16 Sep, 2009

 

The wasps take the caterpillars when they are small.

17 Sep, 2009

 

Ah ha....I thought I had read that somewhere but wasn't sure. Thank you!

17 Sep, 2009

 

They take them back to the nest to feed their grubs with

17 Sep, 2009

 

Nature...the cycle of life...

17 Sep, 2009

 

When you think about it something eats something a catch 22 situation

17 Sep, 2009

 

Survival, isn't it Linda? Everything is here for a reason, nature has provided....

17 Sep, 2009



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