Blue Monday: Busy Bee
The gardens are all just heavenly for bees at the moment! In a few days time Simon and I will be on Kos, one of the beautiful Greek Islands. I’m really looking forward to a bit of Kos Thyme Honey on fresh bread for my breakfasts 🙂 Thyme flourishes all over the island which is also dotted with clusters of Greek-blue beehives! Driving along the roads of Kos with the windows down is a wonderfully fragranced journey 🙂
I’m pretty sure it’s Noctuidae (Family) Plusiinae (Subfamily), possibly either the Ni Moth (Trichoplusia ni) or a Silver Y (Autographa gamma). I shall run it by the experts to make sure!
We saw a number of other butterflies among the abundant flowers in the borders and wildflower meadow! Next week we’ll visit again with the children in tow. They want to see the WI Scarecrow Trail 🙂
Lovely warm sunshine at RHS Wisley Gardens today and lots of very busy bees 🙂