Category Archive for 'Garden'

One of the small plume moths, Platyptilia emissalis is quite common at home, really not a surprise as the garden has plenty of the larval food plants, Veronica, aka Derwentia species, namely perfoliata, Digger’s Speedwell, and derwentiana, Derwent Speedwell. The ones we have are not the normal colour forms however, we have the blue derwentiana, […]

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Two new volumes of the Moths of Victoria series have been published, MOV 2 Second Edition, and MOV 6, Hepialidae and Allies. Essential references for the moth-er and available from the Entomological Society of Victoria. The year is rapidly drawing to a close, and outside the window Bill Cane’s pink Victorian Christmas Bush, Prostanthera lasianthos […]

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