Nature

Many of us noticed the lack of ladybirds all summer.

Today i visited our local park and noticed a seat covered with green fly and ladybirds.

All mixed large, small, black, red , orange, two spot, ten spot  harliquin and the strange babys.

I was fasinated watching them  for some time all mingled together and hurrying around.

But i did not see one green fly be eaten, not one!!!

What was going on??

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  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 25,999

    I've never seen anything like that Patty. 

  • Lupin 1Lupin 1 Posts: 8,916

    Neither have I. Bet it was fascinating.

    I found more ladybirds when I removed my runner beans than I've seen all summer. Re- housed them on nearby plants.

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  • GillyLGillyL Posts: 1,077

    Noticed quite a few ladybirds on the outside of ladybird house today,does this mean they are about to move in ? I hope so.image

    Or, they know we are supposed to have a hard winter,and are preparingimage

  • FleurisaFleurisa Posts: 779

    Our globe artichokes were covered in ladybird larvae, so we couldn't harvest some of them

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