Over the last few days I have come to look at them more benignly, not least because there has recently been a steady procession of insect visitors to my plants; I had not appreciated just how much nectar spurges yield.
|A Seven-spot Ladybird visits Euphorbia myrsinites.|
Our garden at Stefen Hill, Daventry
Buff-tailed Bumblebee nectaring on one of our spurge plants.
24 March, 2019
A female Eristalis is also tucking into the copious nectar.
Our garden at Stefen Hill, Daventry. 24 March, 2019
Not to be confused with a true bee, a Dark-edged Bee Fly probes for
nectar. 24 March, 2019