My Independent

Gallery: Planting a haven for insects

Comment on this story
  1. Trish Hutton-Squire explains how to attract chameleons into a garden. Picture: Jason Boud
  2. A carpenter bee hovers around a pink Erica. Picture: Jason Boud, Independent Newspapers
  3. Orange gladioli are in full flower now and, like any flowering plants, attract bees. Picture: Jason Boud, Independent Newspaper
  4. A golden orb spider weaves its web in perfect solitude. Picture: Jason Boud, Independent Newspapers
  5. Dragonflies are attracted by ponds while rain frogs live in the soil in this garden in the Wynberg Hill area. Picture: Jason Boud, Independent Newspapers
  6. Autumn-flowering Nerine bulbs in Trish Hutton-Squires Kenilworth garden. Picture: Jason Boud, Independent Newspapers
  7. Gnidia oppositifolia, loved by chameleons. Picture: Jason Boud, Independent Newspapers
 

Comment Guidelines



  1. Please read our comment guidelines.
  2. Login and register, if you haven’ t already.
  3. Write your comment in the block below and click (Post As)
  4. Has a comment offended you? Hover your mouse over the comment and wait until a small triangle appears on the right-hand side. Click triangle () and select "Flag as inappropriate". Our moderators will take action if need be.

  5. Verified email addresses: All users on Independent Media news sites are now required to have a verified email address before being allowed to comment on articles. You are only required to verify your email address once to have full access to commenting on articles. For more information please read our comment guidelines