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On this page you'll find thoughts, advice and photos all about insects. Everything you find here comes from real gardens and gardeners who are part of the Grows on You community.

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Latest photos of insects

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    Paulinthemix
  • Praying Mantis
    Bathgate
  • Grasshopper
    Hywel
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We have 414 photos of insects

These photos are from real gardens by real gardeners! Just click on one to start exploring in slideshow format, or you can browse 16 at a time.

  • Nigella ' Persian Jewels ' from Flowercrazy
    Bonkersbon
  • Love is blossoming all over my yard it seems !
    Flcrazy
  • Damsol flies (for Sticki and Surreylad!)
    Pita
  • Double Take!!
    Janey
  • Eating My Bugs :D
    Jacque
  • Bacopa
    Pimpernel
  • Look what landed in my garden
    Stickitoffee
  • Hoverfly on bluebell leaf
    Bonkersbon

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Gardeners' thoughts

Butterflies of Chalkland/grassland in East Yorkshire

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In East Yorkshire, where I live, is a range of environments that have specific flora and fauna. Around me is the Yorkshire...

17 comments

seaburngirl

7 Aug, 2021
Seaburngirl

Busy Bee

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I watched this Bee trying to find the way into a Snapdragon flower . . . so pleased it made it! Just a short blog, but...

15 comments

shirley_tulip

10 Jul, 2021
Shirley_tulip

Ladybird snuggle!

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I've been noticing now spring is on the way, how many ladybirds are enjoying the sunshine. They seem to be everywhere! On...

29 comments

Janey

25 Mar, 2021
Janey

Best for bees

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What is the best flower for bees? That was one of the questions at a talk I attended last autumn. Surprisingly perhaps, it...

9 comments

AndrewR

6 Sep, 2019
Andrewr

My Bugs & Creeping Things

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Bugs have flown & crept across my garden this summer. Buckeye Butterflies are new arrivals. Haven't seen one before...

38 comments

bathgate

1 Sep, 2019
Bathgate

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Questions & advice on insects

If you can't find the answer to your gardening question here, feel free to ask our friendly community. Just ask in the form on this page


Untitled_3w

Is the mantis top gun?

6 replies

bathgate

27 Jul, 2019
Bathgate

Untitled_1z

He's sporty

8 replies

bathgate

11 Jul, 2019
Bathgate

Bug1_3_

Okay Guys/Girls

7 replies

treetop

3 Jul, 2014
Treetop

Can ants kill my plants

4 replies

karensutton

18 May, 2014
Karensutton

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Hi everyone

9 replies

linsuffolk

27 Aug, 2011
Linsuffolk

Lily Beetle

7 replies

oliveoil

31 Mar, 2010
Oliveoil

My daughter would like to know

7 replies

great

28 Mar, 2010
Great

ants

8 replies

missmuck1

15 Jul, 2009
Missmuck1

vine weevil

4 replies

jan_andy

29 Jun, 2009
Jan_andy

What Insect?

3 replies

labyrs50

14 May, 2009
Labyrs50

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