The Bugs

The garden is home to countless invertebrate species, some big, some small, some beautiful, some less so.  We use no pesticides in the garden and this has allowed a balance between predators, prey and decomposers to develop.  We know that all the species in the garden have their purpose - even if we don't know what it is - and we enjoy them all*

 

 

Here are some of the bugs we see in the garden:

 

 

(*except the unidentified, tiny blackflies in autumn - their bites swell like oranges!)

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