Archive for May 20th, 2011

Odds & Ends

May 20, 2011

On entering yesterday’s records I realised that it was I had made the first vice-county record for Lamium maculatum (Spotted Dead-nettle). Not very exciting really as a garden escape, but it was amongst a heap of rubble that had been dumped – some time ago by the look of it – and there was also Asplenium scolopendrium (Hart’s-tongue ).

Lamium maculatum

In the garden the Tanacetum parthenium (Feverfew) has gone a bit funny this year:

Tanacetum parthenium

but this fellow emerged to eat some slugs (I hope) this afternoon: