Just locking up the shed when this Green Lacewing crash landed next to me:
These are most welcome insects to have around any garden. They lay up to 20 eggs a day in the Spring. Each larvae can eat up to 50 aphids a day. They will also eat other insect pests such as thrips and red spider mite. The adults live on nectar, pollen and honeydew.
On the ninth day of December
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