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Garden Insects

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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    Seaburngirl
  • homemade wildlife home
    Paulinthemix
  • Praying Mantis
    Bathgate
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    Aleyna

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We have 409 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
  • Just chilling out..:o)
    Bloomer
  • Look what landed in my garden
    Stickitoffee

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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

This and that

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Reading Stera's blog about the slow-worm was terrific, I have never seen one but did see something else last week. Walking...

24 comments

honeysucklegold

8 Aug, 2019
Honeysucklegold

Nature at its Best..

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For years we never saw any ladybirds, no ants nests in the garden, rarely any butterflies or bees and not a single wasp,...

21 comments

lincslass

4 Aug, 2019
Lincslass

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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


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Is the mantis top gun?

6 replies

bathgate

27 Jul, 2019
Bathgate

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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

Nature's pesticides

4 replies

anneofiver

5 May, 2009
Anneofiver

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