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The allotment has a lot of interesting things. The plants and bees are often the star of the show.
But there are plenty of other residents.
These amazing metallic bugs live on the mint plants.
They’re called Blue mint beetles. Apparently the blue variety has only been recognised in the UK since 2011. Normally green ones are found on mint.
We don’t see any leaf damage from ours.
Then there’s this odd wasp.
Meanwhile there are lady birds everywhere.
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