Organic farming at its finest.

Simon was strimming  in order to prepare our ground for the imminent Olive harvest.  He found a handful of these rather beautiful caterpillars.  Research required…thank you google.

Alternative to herbicides.

Alternative to herbicides.

This is the caterpillar to the Spurge Hawkmoth. Spurge is a nasty weed that gets everywhere and it’s sap is an irritant.  This little darling eats it!

The adult is equally beautiful.

Adult Spurge Hawkmoth

Adult Spurge Hawkmoth

So much more attractive than a can of chemicals.

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