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richard.spicer.7906

St Albans based, career changer and studying Horticulture. Bulb addict, South African plant fan and converted succulent lover

Crithmum maritimum

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richard.spicer.7906

04/09/19 - I also found this little fella in amongst the stems 😄 - I think it’s a swallowtail caterpillar 🐛 but not fully sure, he looked quite happy munching away! #caterpillar #swallowtailcaterpillar #wildlifewednesday #crithmum #crithmum-maritimum #crithmummaritimum #rocksamphire #holidayfind #notmygarden #greece 🇬🇷 #seafennel

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kez001uk

They are pretty little creatures, even if they are destructive 😐

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QT

Hello 🐛 🐛🌿🌿

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staciegokhan

Yup, that is a #Swallowtail

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

That’s just like the emoji......🐛🐛🐛🐛👌🏼

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cyndi

Beautiful

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richard.spicer.7906

Yes, I try to tolerate them when I’m back home Kerry, but sometimes there are too many though and so I know what you mean - take the sawfly larvae as an example 🙈 @kez001uk

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richard.spicer.7906

Thanks @staciegokhan 😂👍🏼

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richard.spicer.7906

😄👏🏼👏🏼 oh yes, I think he must have been the inspiration 😉👍🏼 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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richard.spicer.7906

😄🐛🐛 @QT

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richard.spicer.7906

Thanks Cyndi 😊, handsome little thing 👍🏼 @cyndi

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kez001uk

@richard.spicer.7906 definitely no softly softly approach with sawfly caterpillars. They’re just horrible 😣😡

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richard.spicer.7906

04/09/19 - Afternoon 👋🏼 - I found out my exam results came out today, and now I have a dilemma whether to check them online or wait till I get home 🤷🏼‍♂️ - so to take my mind off it a bit I went for another wander on the wild side and came across this large umbellifer in the middle of the coastal rocks. I think it’s Crithmum maritimum, which is apparently native to parts of the Mediterranean - it was covered in pollinators too 🦋🐝🐜 👌🏼

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richard.spicer.7906

So that distracted me for a couple of hours..... shall I do it and get it over with? Or wait 🤷🏼‍♂️😱🙈...... #crithmum #crithmummaritimum #crithmum-maritimum #rocksamphire #notmygarden #holidayfind #greece 🇬🇷 #seafennel

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pelly

Do it Rich 🤔🤔

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linfoster

Do it 😀 no wait 🤣

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jacaranda

Do it now and get it over with 🤞🤞🤞😘

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lilybee

Have you done it yet?!

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junebensted

We are all waiting with baited breath @richard.spicer.7906

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carolgs

Do it and celebrate 🎉

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juliesgarden

Be brave ...I’m sure you’ve smashed it Rich 👍🏻🤞

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bluefox23

Do it!! I’m sure they’re great 😊

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rachelbrooks

Do it! I’m sure they’ll be great and then you can celebrate. if they’re not and you wait til you get home you’ll have the double hump cause you’ll have holiday blues!

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

You’ll never rest until you find out Richard ......🤞🏼good luck

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