Tag Archives: Butterflies

Park Life! Moths: Butterflies of the Night

Have you signed up for the 30 Days Wild challenge from the Wildlife Trusts? If so then you might like to hear of an evening wildlife event at Compton Verney that would certainly qualify as a random act of wildness!

As part of the Park Life! season at Compton Verney, we’re hosting a new evening event next week:

Moths: Butterflies of the Night

9 June 2015   7.30pm

A new nature-watch event.  Arthur Owens gives a short talk and leads a night walk to discover the beautiful world of these fascinating insects. Please wear appropriate outdoor clothing.

Advance booking required, call 01926 645 500 for tickets. or look to Website for more information.

£10, Concs £7.50, Members £7.50.


West Lawn Weeds Need Your Help!

After all: “A weed is just a wild flower in the wrong place”.


To present a garden, and in my case a landscape garden in a certain way requires finding a balance, a balance between what we actively plant in terms of ornamentals, but more widely, considering a balance in terms of the ‘weeds’ we retain as wild flowers. Does this make sense? Continue reading