Pyronia tithonus, Gatekeeper or Hedge Brown

Pyronia tithonus, Gatekeeper or Hedge Brown

Courgettes in boxes and squashes in beds

Courgettes in boxes and squashes in beds

Just a few butterflies and fruits in mid July 2015 at the Grow Our Own plot which I’ve been trying to save from being too untidy to keep.
It was overgrown and had been the subject of complaints from the Allotments Officer, after changing hands in recent years.

Two varieties of Ribes uva-crispa, Gooseberry

Two varieties of Ribes uva-crispa, Gooseberry

Many of these species of butterfy have larvae (caterpillars) which feed on grasses and other weed-plants.

Ochlodes faunus, Large Skipper

Ochlodes faunus, Large Skipper

Celastrina argiolus, Holly Blue Butterfly

Celastrina argiolus, Holly Blue Butterfly

Jim, 19th July 2015