Friday, 16 August 2013

French Finds

I found these amazing natural objects in France.
The one on the top is a wasp nest with larvae.Next is a piece of snake skin from a grass snake.3rd is a hornets nestwe found stuck in the eaves of a roof. Lastly there is a hornet comb that is so old that it has mould on it.

Monday, 12 August 2013

balsa wood ship

It's that back to front caterpillar

my friend andrew found this caterpillar clinging on for dear life to a twig in the middle of a stream in France

alpine garden

We picked flowers and cacti from a nearby boulder and grew them in containers , from egg boxes to bottle tops.

Praying mantis

We found this praying mantis in a lavender bush along with red spotted shield  bugs