I’m not @5olly but @Rusty_Ricker who has kindly been allowed to do a
guest blog as I too am a Vegetablist, with varying degrees of success.
All BUTTERFLIES ARE WANKERS
That statement may seem a tad harsh and maybe unexpected as we’ve only just met you and I, but as I gaze out of my window at my broccoli, I can only describe the state that those little winged bastards have left it in. It looks like it’s been fisted by Lisa Riley (who I have it on good authority has hands like shovels).
I’ve never grown the stuff before and didn’t know it was like catnip to every butterfly in a 5 mile radius, hence I didn’t net it or protect it in any fashion save to make a bird scarer from a cane and pieces of carrier bag. I think this may have encouraged the butterflies further.
|A carrier bag|
|I hate broccoli|
On a lighter note at the front of my house there is a large oak tree that tries to gain access to my house through my bathroom window at night, on that tree wasps are starting to nest. You may not see the lighter side here, but wait. Red Admirals, who must be related somehow to those white bastards (again unsure, I’m not a vet/Terry Nutkins) have taken to laying eggs and resting an inch from said nest. Just waiting for the wasps to attack and sting them all to hell.
I’m off, just seen another one, but before I go @5olly has given me some fantastic advice to rid me of my butterfly/caterpillar menace:
“…grow broccoli over the winter…”
Gardening is relaxing. Honest.
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